A top tech security vendor building out from its antivirus roots.
Articles about Symantec
The 11th annual AusCERT information security conference kicked off this morning, with the theme "Security on the move".
Symantec has posted its fourth-quarter and fiscal year results for the year ending 30 March, confirming the previously forecasted lower-revenue figures for the quarter — but an overall 9 per cent increase in revenue for the year.
Scammers and spammers have changed tack and are now moving to social media to look for better victims according to Symantec's first quarter threat report.
Malware authors are getting better at attacking mobile phones, by taking a trick or two from their desktop days and applying them to phones, according to researchers from Symantec and Total Defense.
McAfee's chief technology officer proposes breaking the myth that certain things don't need to be secured, and that certain things aren't securable.
An analysis of Symantec's leaked source code for PCAnywhere has revealed that the code has remained largely unchanged for the past 10 years, and that it could be turned into a back-door application.
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 has acquired LiveOffice, an archiving company, for US$115 million. With the move, Symantec bolsters its cloud-computing chops so that it can play more of an on-premise and software as a service (SaaS) game.
The Tasmanian Department of Education has picked Symantec's Endpoint Protection 12 product to protect 40,000 computers and 700 servers.
Neverfail Group announced a product update that adds important capabilities to its product portfolio. The company must now help the market understand why Neverfail and not some other approach.
Organisations responsible for the security and well-being of Australia's infrastructure are less aware of the government's own protection plans and less willing to cooperate with them than in previous years, according to a survey released by Symantec today.
Akamai loses its president and director -- potentially to Yahoo -- as third quarter earnings soar.
Malware is becoming a very dangerous problem for mobile operating systems, and Android is becoming the top target.
McAfee threat research vice president Dmitri Alperovitch has said that his investigation and report into the global hacking operation codenamed Shady RAT was not about demonstrating hacker sophistication, but more a push for laws to mandate the notification of data breaches, something the companies involved were loath to do.
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.