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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.
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