According to reports, Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two anti-virus software vendors.
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With antivirus now dead in Symantec's world, the company is picking up the pace on mobile security.
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.
Cybercriminals have put a Facebook spin on the infamous "Olympic Torch" e-mail hoax. Please do not forward this e-mail chain letter, or any other one for that matter.
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 has today confirmed that email correspondence between the company and a hacker, in which the company attempted to confirm the theft of its source code and offer US$50,000 to stop it from appearing online, did actually occur.
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.
Security company Symantec has analysed the attack vectors and methods of the cyberattacks that targeted governments and organisations around the world
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 has released a new version of its Enterprise Vault email and content archiving product that makes it easier to scan Microsoft Exchange emails and metadata for potential data leaks.Enterprise Vault 10, announced on Monday, integrates Symantec's data loss prevention technology so email content and metadata can be flagged for compliance review, while also being automatically classified and assigned the correct archiving and retention policy.
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.
Hostile foreign intelligence agencies launch frequent attacks on the Treasury's systems, averaging out at one attempt per day, according to chancellor George Osborne
E-mail vigilance and multi-layer defense can ward off spear-phishing and advanced persistent threats, say security experts, who believe recent RSA breach is a one-off.
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