According to reports, Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two anti-virus software vendors.
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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?
The scale of the Cryptolocker threat is disputable. It's the psychology that is truly frightening.
There are many good Windows security suites on the market. The 2014 editions of Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360 are among them.
The security company has recently closed a funding round which it will use to add to its workforce - with new recruits potentially facing a very interesting job interview
Symantec announced at its Next@Norton event that it will be moving to version-less software for its consumer products in the coming months, with new features deployed to customers, without the need to upgrade to a new version.
Anonymous has released what appears to be the source code from Norton Antivirus 2006, in what could be a seriously damaging exercise for Symantec.
An Anonymous-associated hacker says the source code is for Symantec's PCAnywhere remote access software, and the activist has threatened to publish code for Norton Antivirus 'within seven hours'
Symantec, along with other companies, is reporting it has seen Android malware that automatically changes each time it is downloaded — much like server-side polymorphic viruses aimed at desktops
Hacker group steals and exposes parts of security vendor's source code on Web site, but Symantec says network and customer data not affected.
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 has conducted its own investigation into the global hacking operation that McAfee has dubbed Operation Shady RAT, and called into question whether the attacks were really all that sophisticated.
Symantec is in the process of switching on a web-based console called Manage.Norton.com, which will allow home users to remotely administer Norton products installed on other machines.
Security giant Symantec is trying to give companies a better way to determine how trustworthy files are.
Social networking sites, scareware and mobile viruses are some security threats to watch out for in coming year, finds new report from Symantec.
The software replaces the paid-for OneCare product, and offers protection against viruses, Trojans, spyware and rootkits
IEEE's Industry Connections Security Group aims to formalise sharing of malware data among security players, while an analyst warns its focus may be too narrow
This week Symantec made beta versions of its flagship Norton Internet Security 2010 and Antivirus 2010 products available for testing. We put NIS 2010 through its paces to see how it stacks up.
What's easier to manage — 200 Mac OS X systems without antivirus or 200 Windows systems running a leading antivirus package?
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