Symantec Spots 1,200 Scam Apps on Google Play
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 29, 2013
These apps are similar to "one-click fraud" apps, but often require more than one click.
Tags: Android, Symantec, malware, fraud, Security Vendors, Google Play
IBM, Symantec Lay Off Workers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 14, 2013
More than 1,600 workers lost their jobs at IBM; 1,700 out of work at Symantec.
Tags: IBM, IT jobs, Symantec, layoffs, Dice.com
Symantec: Cyberespionage Targeting SMBs, Manufacturing
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 16, 2013
Targeted attacks increased 42 percent last year.
Tags: SMB, Symantec, cyberattack, cyber espionage, security threats
Microsoft, Symantec Take Down Botnet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 07, 2013
The Bamital botnet had ensnared millions of PCs in a click-jacking scheme.
Tags: Microsoft, Symantec, botnet, clickjacking
Chinese Hackers Attack NY Times
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 31, 2013
The paper didn't detect the ongoing attack for four months.
Tags: China, hackers, Symantec, malware, cyberattack, Advanced Persistent Threat, hack attacks, APT
Newly Discovered Malware Targets Iran, Modifies Microsoft SQL Databases
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 26, 2012
The Narilam worm looks for certain Persian words in databases and changes them.
Tags: Symantec, malware, Iran, Stuxnet, Microsoft SQL
Symantec: Ransomware Is on the Rise
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 09, 2012
Cyber-crooks are making $5 million a year from ransomware scams.
Tags: Symantec, malware, report, Security Vendors, ransomware
Symantec Revenues Flat As License Sales Drop
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 03, 2012
The move to the cloud means more companies are buying subscriptions.
Tags: security, Cloud, Symantec
Symantec Dissolves a Chinese Alliance
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 27, 2012
The U.S. security firm worried that working with a Chinese firm would prevent it from obtaining classified information about cyberthreats.
Tags: security, China, Symantec
Anonymous Leaks Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus Source Code
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 09, 2012
The security firm says that none of the exposed code is used in current products.
Tags: Symantec, hacker, Anonymous
Will Microsoft Acquire Symantec?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 10, 2010
Fueled by Intel's planned acquisition of McAfee, some observers speculate that Symantec is on Microsoft's list.
Tags: security, Microsoft, Intel, Symantec, McAfee
Symantec Gobbles Up VeriSign's Checkmark Unit
By Larry Barrett | Article Published May 19, 2010
The $1.28 billion purchase brings VeriSign's Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption certification services unit under the security software vendor's ever-broadening umbrella.
Tags: security, Symantec, VeriSign, acquisition, e-commerce software
CDC Makes Cloud Computing Play With TradeBeam Deal
By Larry Barrett | Article Published May 18, 2010
CDC became the latest on-premises software vendor to expand its Software-as-a-Service portfolio, acquiring TradeBeam, a cloud computing-based supply chain monitoring software maker.
Tags: cloud computing, IBM, SaaS, supply chain management, Symantec
Cloud Security Needs Addressing
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 03, 2010
Symantec CEO Enrique Salem warned that as computing migrates to the cloud, the need to tighten data security will move urgently to the forefront.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud security, Symantec, RSA Conference
Will Security Firms Benefit from Google's China Woes?
By - Reuters | Article Published January 14, 2010
Security companies like McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro may benefit the publicity surrounding cyber-attacks on Google China operations.
Tags: cybersecurity, Symantec, McAfee, cyberattack, Trend Micro
Symantec Offers Subscription Security, Storage via Amazon EC2
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 15, 2009
Users can log on to Amazon EC2 and add the Symantec Endpoint Protection or Veritas Storage Foundation applications with a credit card.
Tags: Amazon EC2, security, Symantec, on-demand, Enterprise