Symantec endpoint protection manager 12 1 not updating
So a vulnerability might not be detectable, even if a dozen experts are looking right at it.
One little mistake is all it takes and people make mistakes all the time. I can't believe we're still having this discussion.(Here I am in March speculating about an NSA back door in Bit Locker.) Specifically, Microsoft made a bunch of changes in Bit Locker for Windows 8, including removing something Niels designed called the "Elephant Diffuser." The Intercept's Micah Lee recently recommended Bit Locker and got a lot of pushback from the security community.Last week, he published more research and explanation about the trade-offs. Microsoft told him they removed the Elephant Diffuser for performance reasons.Bit Locker is Microsoft's native file encryption program. But it was designed by my colleague and friend Niels Ferguson, whom I trust.(Here's Niels's statement from 2006 on back doors.) It was a snap decision; much had changed since 2006.