Symantec

NortonLifeLock, Avast Merger Gains UK Approval

The merger of NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec) with London-listed Avast raises no competition concerns, the UK's CMA regulator confirms

2 years ago

NortonLifeLock, Avast To Merge Into Antivirus Goliath

NortonLifeLock, the entity formerly known as Symantec, is to merge with Avast to create antivirus juggernaut for the consumer sector

3 years ago

Broadcom Sells Symantec Unit To Accenture

Brief affair. Only a few months after finally acquiring it for $10.7bn, Broadcom opts to offload Symantec's Enterprise division

5 years ago

Symantec Consumer Division Sale To Equity Firms – Report

Private equity groups sniff around remaining consumer division of Symantec, after enterprise sale to Broadcom

5 years ago

Broadcom Acquires Symantec Enterprise Unit For £8.8bn

Acquisition confirmed as Broadcom continues to expand beyond its traditional chip business

5 years ago

Broadcom In ‘Advanced Talks’ To Acquire Symantec – Again

Weeks after Symantec walked away after price disagreement, reports suggest the two are close to a deal

5 years ago

Symantec, Broadcom Axe Acquisition Talks – Report

Symantec reportedly walks away from acquisition talks with Broadcom, after disagreement about price

5 years ago

Broadcom In ‘Advanced Talks’ To Acquire Symantec

Another software move for chipmaker, as Broadcom reportedly seeks to acquire security veteran Symantec

5 years ago

Majority Of Hotels Leak Personal Data – Symantec

Leaky hotels. Symantec study finds 67 percent of hotels worldwide leak guests' personal information

5 years ago

Singapore Health Hackers Identified By Symantec

Hacking group that inflicted Singapore with its worst ever cyber attack, has been identified by Symantec

5 years ago

Orangeworm Gang Stealing Healthcare Data Since 2015

Healthcare trojan found on X-ray and MRI machines after three year campaign by Orangeworm gang, Symantec warns

6 years ago

Symantec Adds Extra Security Layer For Azure, Office 365 Users

Security vendor teams up with Microsoft to provide an extra layer of protection for Redmond cloud customers

6 years ago

Sowbug Hacking Group Targets South America & Asian Governments

Previously unknown hacking group found targeting foreign policy and diplomatic targets

7 years ago

McAfee Ends Government Source Code Reviews

The US security firm has banned future reviews of its products' source code by governments amidst growing tension over cyber-espionage

7 years ago

Symantec Halts Government Reviews Of Source Code

Symantec CEO claims government source code reviews pose 'unacceptable risk' to security software

7 years ago

Dragonfly Hackers ‘Could Plunge Europe Into Darkness’

Power outages...Hacker group has infiltrated energy firms and could turn off the lights across continent, according to Symantec

7 years ago

Symantec Acquires Israeli Endpoint Security Firm Fireglass

Fireglass' platform ensures malicious content is executed separately from endpoint devices

7 years ago

Symantec: IT Integration Needs To Be Tackled To Ensure Robust Cyber Security

INTERVIEW: Roland Moore-Colyer discusses cyber threats with Darren Thomson, EMEA CTO at Symantec, at Infosecurity 2017

7 years ago

North American ‘Longhorn’ Group Used WikiLeaks Vault 7 Exploits Against 40 Targets

Symantec says all the clues point to Longhorn's tools being ones included in WikiLeaks file dump

7 years ago

Google And Symantec Clash Over Certificate ‘Failures’

Search engine giant reduces trust level in Symantec-certificates, but security firm slams Google's “misleading” claims

7 years ago

Airport Gate Screens ‘Exposes Personal Data’ Of Passengers

A public gate display at a European airport exposed passenger names and booking codes, according to Symantec researcher found

8 years ago

Symantec Acquires LifeLock For £1.9bn To Boost Norton Division

The security giant looks to turn its ailing consumer security software division

8 years ago

Symantec Spots Student Scam Powered By Ascesso Trojan

Scammers are trying to trick students into paying for application to the US student loan forgiveness programme

8 years ago

Cyber Criminals Using Odinaff Trojan To Infiltrate Bank Systems

Symantec has discovered a trojan capable of hiding in the networks of financial institutions

8 years ago

Turkey, Italy And Hungary Riddled With Botnets Finds Norton Research

Botnets hop on high-speed city infrastructure to fire malware, spam and other threats across the Internet

8 years ago

Hackers Are Using Consumer IoT Devices To Launch DDoS Attacks

Lax IoT security is allowing cyber criminals to syphon bandwidth to launch attacks on big businesses

8 years ago

ARM And Symantec Team Up For Open Trust Protocol IoT Security Standard

ARM, Symantec and others address Internet of Things security challenge with new protocol

8 years ago

Code Hooking Opens Security Product Vulnerability

Fresh concern raised about the security of the very products designed to protect users from cyber nastiness

8 years ago

Serious Vulnerabilities In Symantec Products Are ‘As Bad As It Gets’

Vulnerabilities “are as bad as it gets” says Google's Project Zero, and could endanger millions of users

8 years ago