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According to reports, Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two anti-virus software vendors.
The traditional antivirus is "dead" and "doomed to failure," Symantec's information security chief declares. Quelle surprise, considering Norton is fading into oblivion. But what next?
While Singapore's global ranking for malicious activities dropped two spots to 39, its healthcare industry and particularly SMBs were most hit by phishing, spam and virus-contained e-mails, according to Symantec study.
Facebook has partnered with five companies (Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec) to provide improved security for its users. That includes free antivirus solutions for six months.
Anonymous has released what appears to be the source code from Norton Antivirus 2006, in what could be a seriously damaging exercise for Symantec.
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A hacker linked with the release of Symantec PCAnywhere code has not yet followed through on a threat to release source code for Symantec Norton antivirus.The hacker, 'Yamatough', said he would release the Norton antivirus (NAV) source code 'within seven hours' on Tuesday.
Symantec admits to network breach in 2006 which led to last week's theft of source code for Norton antivirus program, but reiterated incident poses no threat to customers with latest software version, report states.
Anti-virus maker Symantec is charged in a lawsuit with misleading users into purchasing full versions of its software by peddling 'scareware' tactics.
Symantec, the anti-virus maker, has confirmed that a hacking group has stolen a "segment" of its flagship product. The group said it would make the source code available.
Symantec, maker of the Norton Anti-virus software products, will not be welcoming its shareholders into a nice hotel ballroom for an annual meeting. Instead, the company will hold a virtual meeting - and that has some shareholders upset.
Malware hunters at Symantec have discovered a direct link between a malicious file embedded in pirated copies of Apple’s iWork 09 software and what appears to be the first Mac OS X botnet launching denial-of-service attacks.Writing in the current issue of Virus Bulletin (subscription required), researchers Mario Ballano Barcena and Alfredo Pesoli found two malware variants -- OSX.
Computer security firm Symantec this week claimed 300 changes in the new versions of Norton InternetSecurity and Antivirus would address past performance problems.
The next time you're buying antivirus software, don't go direct to Symantec or McAfee. Don't download free antivirus. And definitely don't see Harvey Norman. Ask your bank — they're quite literally giving the stuff away.
Ronnie Ng, manager of systems engineering at Symantec Singapore, discusses steps businesses can take to recover from and prevent virus attacks
When Mac owners move into Windows virtualization, they should be responsible and that means running PC security. Making this task a one-click purchase, Symantec this week released a Norton AntiVirus package for both Mac and Windows platforms.
Antivirus specialist Symantec has joined a security organisation alongside Microsoft, despite having previously come to very public blows with the software giant over its willingness to share security information on Vista.
Mobile Antivirus: Handset Manufacturers or Wireless ProvidersBy: Eric Everson, Founder - MyMobiSafe.comWhen Nokia announced that it would offer Symantec mobile antivirus via their S60, the mobile security industry caught a slight glimpse of what could happen throughout the industry.
Virus hunters at Symantec have stumbled upon a malicious server using an attack framework that intelligently chooses exploits based on the client's browser.This is the first sign of the type of reconnaissance attacks predicted by by white hat researchers (See: Do you know what's leaking out of your browser?
A Chinese lawyer has begun court proceedings against Symantec, alleging that a faulty antivirus update caused his computer to collapse.According to China View, Liu Shihui, a lawyer with the Hongmian Law Firm in southern Guangdong Province, is seeking 1,644 yuan (£108) to compensate for losses caused when his computer was allegedly paralyzed on the evening of May 18 due to a Norton antivirus automatic update.
Thousands of Chinese-language Windows XP systems were crippled by a flawed antivirus update released by Symantec last week.
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