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Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014

"Is this your photo?" virus solutions and advice from mobile security experts (Updated!)

After the outbreak of the 'Is this your photo?' SMS virus that is currently circulating, we reached out to a number of mobile security experts for their advice on how to deal with the virus.

Sunday, 12 Oct 2014

Symantec to split security and data businesses

Symantec to split security and data businesses

Security company Symantec has announced that it’ll be splitting the company into two, independent publicly traded companies: one to focus on security and the other on information management.

Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

Contrary to earlier reports, both Symantec and Kaspersky have stepped out to issue statements that the sale of their products has not been banned completely from China.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

Symantec has reported that powerful russian cybercrime gangs have begun to use premium Android malware to broaden their attacks on financial institutions. The tool, known as iBanking, is one of the most expensive piece of malware Symantec has ever seen on the underground market.

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014

Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

In response to the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer, Symantec is providing a script to mitigate against the attacks.

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.

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