It seems that Symantec, the company with the greatest market share in the antivirus, spyware and malware internet protection products can’t protect their own servers and as a result put everyone else’s at risk as well.
In the security world any protection solution is only as good as it’s weakest link, and it looks like that weakness is at the top.
An the article this week by Fahmida Y. Rashid in eWeek, Rashid details the background and story of the leak. While much remains unknown from all appearances some source code was leaked. You can read the details via this link: Symantec pcAnywhere Code Leaked After $50,000 Payoff Deal Collapses