Symantec

Power stations under attack from hacking campaign
Security

Power stations under attack from hacking campaign

Dragonfly threat group is ramping up activities, say researchers
7 Sep 2017
Symantec profits surge as firms prop up their cyber defences
Business strategy

Symantec profits surge as firms prop up their cyber defences

The company also announced plans to sell its web certificate business
3 Aug 2017
Symantec to pay $4.65 billion to acquire Blue Coat
Security

Symantec to pay $4.65 billion to acquire Blue Coat

Greg Clark to become Symantec CEO, promising new cloud security
15 Jun 2016
UK businesses under attack from phishing scams
Security

UK businesses under attack from phishing scams

More attacks are focused on companies in the UK than any other country
12 Apr 2016
Symantec ditches reseller guilty of scamming PC users
antivirus

Symantec ditches reseller guilty of scamming PC users

Silurian told people they had malware, then sold them Norton Antivirus for $249
22 Jan 2016
NATO builds up cyber alliance with Symantec tie-in
NATO
Security

NATO builds up cyber alliance with Symantec tie-in

Military industrial link up to fight cyber attacks
16 Dec 2015
Junk emails fall to their lowest rate in 12 years
malware

Junk emails fall to their lowest rate in 12 years

Spam is dropping, says Symantec, but other malware threats are on the rise
20 Jul 2015
Dell and Symantec paint worrying cyber security picture
Security
Security

Dell and Symantec paint worrying cyber security picture

Cyber security fears abound if the latest research is anything to go by...
14 Apr 2015
Symantec split will begin on April 1
Change
Security

Symantec split will begin on April 1

The company will separate into two sales divisions on April Fool's Day
6 Mar 2015
Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet that infected 3.2m PCs
botnet
Security

Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet that infected 3.2m PCs

Europol leads operation to knock five-year-old botnet out of action
25 Feb 2015
Box partners with industry for Trust initiative
cloud security
Security

Box partners with industry for Trust initiative

The company has also launched a new secure mobile app
10 Dec 2014
Kaspersky: "We have never been asked to whitelist malware"
Malware on binary
Security

Kaspersky: "We have never been asked to whitelist malware"

A company blog has revealed neither government nor any other entity has asked it to stop detecting malware
4 Dec 2014
Symantec to split into separate security & storage companies
Security

Symantec to split into separate security & storage companies

Storage and security will be separated as Symantec tries to boost sales in both
10 Oct 2014
Symantec said to be mulling storage/security business split
Change
Security

Symantec said to be mulling storage/security business split

Report suggests Symantec may be considering splitting itself into two companies
8 Oct 2014
Symantec Backup Exec 2014
Security

Symantec Backup Exec 2014

Symantec finally updates its Backup Exec software but is it too little, too late?
8 Oct 2014
Symantec: “Anti-virus software is no moneymaker"
Grave
antivirus

Symantec: “Anti-virus software is no moneymaker"

Norton designers claim anti-virus is ineffective in the modern security climate
6 May 2014
Linux worm discovered in "internet of Things" devices
malware

Linux worm discovered in "internet of Things" devices

Worm could target unpatched routers, set-top boxes and security cameras.
29 Nov 2013
Symantec debuts mobile security software update
Mobile security
Mobile

Symantec debuts mobile security software update

Update addresses security, privacy and theft.
27 Jun 2013
Cost of data breaches on the rise
Data breach
News

Cost of data breaches on the rise

Firms face cost of £2 million per incident, report says
7 Jun 2013
Symantec threat report reveals flags in targeted atttacks
Information security
Security

Symantec threat report reveals flags in targeted atttacks

Small businesses are the most popular targets, security vendor claims.
16 Apr 2013
Symantec raises the alarm over employee IP theft
Intellectual property agreement
Security

Symantec raises the alarm over employee IP theft

Half of employees took confidential corporate data with them into new jobs in the last 12 months, research by security firm Symantec has shown.
7 Feb 2013
Symantec to axe jobs and business units in growth push
Steve Bennett
Security

Symantec to axe jobs and business units in growth push

Security vendor uses third quarter results earnings call to announce new growth strategy.
24 Jan 2013
Symantec flags malicious Android porn wallpaper apps
Mobile virus
Security

Symantec flags malicious Android porn wallpaper apps

Security giant sounds alarm over discovery of malicious data-stealing wallpaper apps.
10 Jan 2013