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Attention, small biz using Symantec AV: Smash up your PCs, it’s the safest thing to do

I loved the headline so much that I would’ve reproduced the article even if this wasn’t a deadly serious problem. The usual advice to keep everything patched and up to date only works if the vendors actually issue a patch. If you’re using Symantec, warn everyone to be especially cautious:

Security patch for ridiculously bad bugs still weeks away

If you’re using Symantec’s Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition (SEP SBE) then you can forget about security for a week or so, as the company won’t be patching the “as bad as it gets” security holes in its software for a while.…

Original article here

Peter Glock
Over 30 years of designing, building and managing telecoms and IT services. Primarily working with large enterprise and professional services businesses in Asia, North America, continental Europe and the UK. Information security professional, secret physics nerd.
https://brownglock.com

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