Symantec

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

11 months 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

2 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

3 years ago

Broadcom Acquires Symantec Enterprise Unit For £8.8bn

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

3 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

3 years ago

Symantec, Broadcom Axe Acquisition Talks – Report

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

3 years ago

Broadcom In ‘Advanced Talks’ To Acquire Symantec

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

3 years ago

Majority Of Hotels Leak Personal Data – Symantec

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

3 years ago

Singapore Health Hackers Identified By Symantec

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

3 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

4 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

4 years ago

Sowbug Hacking Group Targets South America & Asian Governments

Previously unknown hacking group found targeting foreign policy and diplomatic targets

5 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

5 years ago

Symantec Halts Government Reviews Of Source Code

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

5 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

5 years ago

Symantec Acquires Israeli Endpoint Security Firm Fireglass

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 years ago

Symantec Acquires LifeLock For £1.9bn To Boost Norton Division

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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 years ago

Two Thirds Can’t Tell If Public Wi-Fi Is Secure Or Not

Symantec report says people are aware of the dangers of public Wi-Fi but can't gauge security. And some take the…

6 years ago