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Symantec source code stolen: the extortion, investigation, and release

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The source code for several Symantec products was stolen in a network breach in 2006. A weeks-long extortion attempt followed this past January, resulting in the release of the code for pcAnywhere on The Pirate Bay. We've got all the developments from Symantec, law-enforcement, and the hacker group for you right here.