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Hackers Allegedly Access Sensitive Server Data

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January 9, 2012

A group of hackers claims it has stolen the source code to antivirus software company Symantec's flagship product, eWEEK reports. The group calls itself the Lords of Dharmaraja and claims to have breached an Indian military server and stolen documents, posting excerpts from some of them to prove their legitimacy--including an internal document discussing the application programming interface for one of the company's products. One expert says that more important than the stolen-source code is the fact that there's a group breaching military servers, which could "prove harmful to cooperation between public and private sectors." Symantec has neither confirmed nor denied the attack.
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