“A user feature in Norton SystemWorks could offer cybercriminals a place to hide malicious software–just like a rootkit.”

“Feature” huh, that’s what I used to call bugs when I was a full-time programmer. This “feature” is a hidden folder, but not just any hidden folder, one that conveniently gets skipped by a Symantec Norton Anti-Virus scan. Care to place bets on where attackers are hiding malware?

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