Symantec and Norton Security Products Contain Critical Vulnerabilities

Original release date: July 05, 2016

By: National Cyber Awareness System of US Government

Systems Affected

All Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products
 
Overview
Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products contain multiple vulnerabilities. Some of these products are in widespread use throughout government and industry. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
 
Note to Clients: Please contact us ASAP if your main Anti-Virus protection is a Symantec or Norton branded antivirus product. Most all TeleComputers' clients have WebRoot installed.  We have never used or recommended Symantec and Norton branded antivirus products. 

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