Norton Internet Security IDs Facebook as Phishing Site

Share it on Twitter  
Share it on Facebook  
Share it on Google+
Share it on Linked in  

Symantec recently withdrew an update to Norton Internet Security that identified Facebook as a fraudulent phishing Web site.

"The snafu meant that users of Norton Internet Security were blocked from accessing the social networking site and were told a 'fraudulent web page' had been blocked, as illustrated in a discussion thread on Symantec's support forums here," writes The Register's John Leyden.

"Symantec responded to the problem within hours," Leyden writes.

Go to "Norton blocks Facebook as 'phishing site'" to read the details.

For regular security news updates, follow eSecurityPlanet on Twitter: @eSecurityP.

Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...