What’s happened with you “antivirus” boys? An incorrect update to Symantec’s Norton security software on Wednesday blocked Internet access for some America Online users.
The issue affected AOL customers using recent editions of Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, Symantec said in a statement sent via e-mail on Thursday. The culprit was an update to intrusion prevention software that is part of the security software, the company said.
Good work Symantec… You have -F grade. Now, sit down!