Post Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:19 am

pcAnywhere Leaked Source Code – An Anonymous Review

DISCLAIMER: InfoSec Institute received an anonymous submission concerning the leaked pcAnywhere source code. The article is published here, we have redacted any code snippets or other pieces of source code that were included in the original article. Otherwise it has been left unedited/unaltered.

The pcAnywhere source code leaked out onto the internet late January 2012 includes 47,021 files weighing in at 1.3GB. The October 2006 snapshot provides an insight into Symantec development practices, polices, and of course the code itself. Below is a brief assessment of the source code and what it all means for computer users, hackers, and Symantec.