SAN FRANCISCO Symantec Corp. on Wednesday reported a fiscal second-quarter profit of $ 193 million, or 27 cents a share, compared with a profit of $ 182 million, or 24 cents a share, for the year-earlier period. Revenue was $ 1.7 billion, up from $ 1.68 billion. Adjusted profit was 45 cents a share. Analysts were expecting a profit of 37 cents a share, on revenue of $ 1.66 billion, according to a consensus survey [...]
A computer hacker said on Friday it would release the source code for Symantec Corp’s Norton antivirus software, citing a lawsuit that had been filed against the company. The message appeared on hacker Yama Tough’s Twitter feed, saying the code would be disclosed “today….