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Broadcom and Symantec call off acquisition talks after failure to agree on offer price

Broadcom and Symantec call off acquisition talks after failure to agree on offer price

16 Jul 2019
Broadcom and Symantec call off acquisition talks after failure to agree on offer price
Broadcom is rumored to be in talks to acquire cybersecurity firm Symantec

Broadcom is rumored to be in talks to acquire cybersecurity firm Symantec

04 Jul 2019
Broadcom is rumored to be in talks to acquire cybersecurity firm Symantec.
Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

24 Nov 2016
Symantec has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to acquire anti-ID fraud firm LifeLock for US$2.3 billion.
Symantec opens Singapore Security Operations Center as part of US$50 million global investment

Symantec opens Singapore Security Operations Center as part of US$50 million global investment

02 Dec 2015
Symantec just opened a Security Operations Center in Singapore, part of its push to expand its Cyber Security Services business and provide enterprises with more robust defenses against new and emerging threats.
The new Norton Security protection software has something for everyone

The new Norton Security protection software has something for everyone

07 Oct 2015
Symantec has announced the local availability of Norton Security. The protection software aims to meet the security needs of the end-user at affordable prices. Read on to uncover more details.
"Is this your photo?" virus solutions and advice from mobile security experts (Updated!)

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

26 Nov 2014
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.
Symantec to split security and data businesses

Symantec to split security and data businesses

12 Oct 2014
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.
Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

06 Aug 2014
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.
Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

22 May 2014
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.
Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

29 Apr 2014
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.
Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

14 Mar 2014
In its latest blog entry, Symantec warns of an ongoing intricate scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.
Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

27 Jan 2014
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.
Snapchat Spam: Sexy Photos Lead to Compromised Branded Short Domains

Snapchat Spam: Sexy Photos Lead to Compromised Branded Short Domains

17 Jan 2014
Symantec has discovered a new spam campaign using sexually suggestive photos and compromised custom URLs that's circulating on the photo messaging app.
Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

11 Oct 2013
Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.
Symantec: FakeAV Holds Android Devices for Ransom

Symantec: FakeAV Holds Android Devices for Ransom

25 Jun 2013
This type of fraud, which began several years ago on computers, has evolved over time and has made its way onto Android devices.
Symantec Updates its Web Security Solutions Portfolio

Symantec Updates its Web Security Solutions Portfolio

11 Mar 2013
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.
Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

27 Feb 2013
Symantec Security Response has discovered new intelligence on the earliest known version of Stuxnet.
Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

19 Feb 2013
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.
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

07 Feb 2013
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.
Symantec Advises Against Surprise "Parcels" In Your Inbox

Symantec Advises Against Surprise "Parcels" In Your Inbox

01 Feb 2013
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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