Symantec wasn't the only company following Regin. Kaspersky and F-Secure have something to say about who was hit. Regin also spies on GSM cellular networks.
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Symantec's revenue and earnings were both down from the same quarter last year, and the outlook for the next three months looks a bit soft.
A Russian man accused of hacking point-of-sale systems and stealing credit card information now faces charges in the United States.
A skirmish erupted last week when hacking group NullCrew successfully broke into tactical communications company Klas Telecom. The global government contractor had an interesting response to its attackers.
After hacking and humiliating Comcast in February, NullCrew is back with HorsemenLulz in a successful hack on the mail servers of the second biggest media company in the Arab world, Al Arabiya.
Although organised online crime has largely been considered to be state sponsored, Symantec now claims that it has uncovered a highly organised 50- to 100-strong hacking group in China that can be hired out to conduct attacks globally.
Here's a headache that IT managers probably already knew about but can now confirm: a lot of employees don't care about protecting corporate data.
According to reports, Symantec will be cutting 1,000 jobs in company restructuring efforts.
As it becomes the 5th of November around the world, Anonymous announced a hacking spree that has claimed many websites and a few databases - plus a planned V For Vendetta reenactment at the Houses of Parliament.
Cybercriminals are distracting banks and other businesses with a DDoS attack while they quietly lay siege to sensitive data on the network, which they can use for credit card cloning and other fraud.
Is stealing 40GB data from a major company like AAPT, and then threatening to release it, the right way to change government policy?
Apple has announced iOS 6 will block the hacking of its In-App Purchase program. The company has also offered a temporary fix for app developers. If your app is affected, don't wait around for iOS 6.
Apple is starting to provide a solution to the hacking of its In-App Purchase program for iOS. The company has added unique identifiers to the receipts of purchases but there's still more to be done before app developers are protected.
Telstra has revealed that a third-party company responsible for its GameArena and Games Shop websites has fallen victim to a hacking attack, spilling the details of up to 35,000 customers.
Microsoft has patched a number of software flaws that could have led to information-stealing attacks by Duqu malware, according to security company Qualys.One of the critical 'Patch Tuesday' bulletins, MS12-034, addressed multiple Microsoft products that were vulnerable to the Duqu data-stealing malware, Qualys chief technology officer Wolfgang Kandek said in a statement on Tuesday.
Ever since a hacker was arrested for stealing 10,000 database records from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), the abortion clinic is now seeing thousands of copycat hacking attempts.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for hacking into mobile telecommunications company KPN in the Netherlands. He has also been accused of other breaches in Japan, Korea, and Norway.
Symantec is to acquire Nukona, a mobile application management software company, in the hope it will bolster the security giant's mobile device scope in the 'BYOD' era.
Hackers have targeted supporters of the Anonymous hacktivist group with a version of the Slowloris denial-of-service attack tool that loads the Zeus banking Trojan, according to security company Symantec.Anonymous supporters began to be deceived into downloading and installing Zeus botnet clients via a corrupted Pastebin link on 20 January, Symantec said in a blog post on Friday.
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