News tagged ‘symantec’

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

In its latest blog entry, Symantec warns of an ongoing intricate scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.

Monday, 27 Jan 2014

Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

Symantec Security Response has warned that a growing number of devices are becoming the focus of security threats as IoT (Internet of Things) becomes a reality.

Friday, 17 Jan 2014

Snapchat Spam: Sexy Photos Lead to Compromised Branded Short Domains

Snapchat Spam: Sexy Photos Lead to Compromised Branded Short Domains

Symantec has discovered a new spam campaign using sexually suggestive photos and compromised custom URLs that's circulating on the photo messaging app.

Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013

Symantec: FakeAV Holds Android Devices for Ransom

Symantec: FakeAV Holds Android Devices for Ransom

This type of fraud, which began several years ago on computers, has evolved over time and has made its way onto Android devices.

Monday, 11 Mar 2013

Symantec Updates its Web Security Solutions Portfolio

Symantec Updates its Web Security Solutions Portfolio

In order to meet the increasing security needs and performance requirements of today's connected businesses, Symantec has updated its portfolio of Web Security Solutions. The company has also announced the first available multi-algorithm SSL certificates with new ECC and DSA options.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

Symantec Security Response has discovered new intelligence on the earliest known version of Stuxnet.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Twitter recently announced that the details of around 250,000 users may have been compromised before it discovered and stopped an attack on their network. Over the past few months, the Symantec response team has observed one particular attack taking place on Twitter.

Thursday, 7 Feb 2013

Symantec System Recovery 2013 Delivers System Protection for Windows Server 2012 and vSphere 5.1

Symantec System Recovery 2013 Delivers System Protection for Windows Server 2012 and vSphere 5.1

Symantec has announced the Symantec System Recovery 2013 providing organizations with comprehensive system protection with full platform support for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and vSphere 5.1.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

Symantec Advises Against Surprise

Symantec Advises Against Surprise "Parcels" In Your Inbox

Symantec Security Response has discovered that fake FedEx emails have been circulating. In these emails, users are asked to click on a link to print out a receipt in order to retrieve their parcel in person from the nearest FedEx office. Unsuspecting users who click on the link will be greeted by a PostalReceipt.zip file containing a malicious executable file named "PostalReceipt.exe", where a malware, "Trojan.Smoaler", will then be delivered to their computer.

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