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Symantec's hapless HackIsWack cybercrime rap competition site can still be rickrolled, despite assurances to the contrary from the security giant. A web application filter was deployed to block an earlier cross-site scripting attack, but this filter is configured to allow a YouTube video featuring rapper Snoop Dogg, who has …


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  1. Loyal Commenter Silver badge

    Thanks for that link

    That cheered me up no end.

    Surely Symantec making a balls-up of this sort of magnitude is akin to, for instance, Securicor having someone film one of their drivers for a promotional documentary, and then finding that the driver leaves the keys in the ignition, with the engine running while he goes off to get lunch for an hour?

    This certainly isn't going to make me want to buy Notrun, not that I ever would have anyway...

  2. Lottie

    Oh man,

    Hack IS wack, but Rick is sikk!!

  3. Anonymous Coward

    Oh dear

    I dislike the comedy Friends, but whenever I see or hear someone using the word "wack" or "whack" to describe something, I immediatley see Matt Le Blanc's rather pathetic 30 year-old character dressed as teenager, desperately trying to "git dan wiv da yoof" by espousing the term "wack".

  4. Anonymous Coward

    They havent had the email yet..

    Still waiting for their desktops to boot and stay up long enough with their own bloatware on there.

    Anon, well I dont want the nasty letters...

  5. Dave Murray

    A laptop with Norton installed?

    That's a prize?!?!

    A better prize would be a tool that easily and completely removes all Norton crap from your PC.

    1. J. Cook Silver badge

      re: Dave Murray

      "A better prize would be a tool that easily and completely removes all Norton crap from your PC."

      There is- Google NoNav, and enjoy.

    2. Goat Jam

      Get thee to for a free Norton Product removal tool. *

      * Works for MacCrappy too!

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