Zero-interaction remote wormable hijack hole blasts Symantec kit

Google blasts AV security with ‘patch or pay the price’ red alert.

By Darren Pauli

Scores (or thousands, or millions) of enterprise and home Symantec users are open to remote compromise through multiple now-patched (where possible) wormable remote code execution holes described by Google as ‘as bad as it gets’.

The flaws are “100 percent” reliable against Symantec’s Norton Antivirus and Endpoint according to renowned hacker Tavis Ormandy from Google’s Project Zero initiative.

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