McAfee security programs may expose data

Consumer versions of McAfee Inc.'s leading software for securing PCs is susceptible to a flaw that can expose passwords and other sensitive information stored on personal computers, researchers said Monday.

The vulnerability affects many of McAfee's most popular consumer products, including its Internet Security Suite, SpamKiller, Privacy Service and Virus Scan Plus titles, said Marc Maifrett, chief hacking officer at eEye Digital Security Inc., a competing maker of security products. McAfee security programs may expose data

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