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Robin Williams goodbye video scam

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:59 pm | Symantec

Robin Williams goodbye video scam Within 48 hours of the news surrounding the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams, scammers honed in on the public’s interest and grief. There is currently a scam campaign circulating on Facebook claiming to ... More >>

New Symantec Research: Threats to Virtual Environments

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 2:37 pm | Symantec

Virtualisation offers enterprises a number of attractive benefits, including increased scaling, efficiency, and flexibility. According to Forrester Research, 70 percent of organisations are using server virtualisation or will move to it by the end of ... More >>

Symantec Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Results

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:23 am | Symantec

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today reported the results of its first quarter of fiscal year 2015, ended July 4, 2014. Michael A. Brown, Symantec interim president and chief executive officer, said, “We are making steady progress against the five ... More >>

Symantec Research On Adept Cyber-espionage Campaign

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:20 pm | Symantec

New research from Symantec has uncovered a highly adept attack group, dubbed “Dragonfly” by Symantec, which has been in operation since 2011. Symantec confirmed Dragonfly is behind several sophisticated attacks on industrial control systems in the energy ... More >>

Symantec Launches Backup Exec 2014

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 11:37 am | Symantec

Auckland, NEW ZEALAND – 26 June, 2014 – Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced the availability of Backup Exec 2014 which delivers powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery to protect virtual, physical and hybrid infrastructures. Featuring ... More >>

Symantec Appoints Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President, APJ

Friday, 20 June 2014, 11:32 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - 20 June, 2014 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the appointment of Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President for its Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. Jones will be responsible for growing the company’s presence ... More >>

Two in Five New Zealand Children Harmed by Cybercrime

Monday, 16 June 2014, 9:13 am | Symantec

Symantec Research Reveals Parents in the Dark About Cyberbullying Auckland – 16 June 2014 – Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced findings from its Norton Report: Family Edition which revealed two in five (43 percent) New Zealand children have ... More >>

FIFA World Cup Scams and How to Avoid Them

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 2:11 pm | Symantec

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil just around the corner, scammers have kicked off efforts to target fans. Symantec has already identified several World Cup scams, including: • Emails promoting free tickets to the World Cup that contain a malicious ... More >>

Symantec Produces Industry’s Best Mobile Threat Protection

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 11:53 am | Symantec

A development surge at Symantec has tackled one of today’s biggest IT challenges: mobile threat protection. Symantec has enhanced its enterprise mobility management solution, bringing together relevant technologies required to improve productivity ... More >>

Apple IDs Compromised: iPhones, iPads, and Macs Ransomed

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 3:06 pm | Symantec

Many users in Australia and New Zealand have had their Apple IDs compromised. We are seeing reports on Apple’s support community and social networks that their Apple devices are being remotely locked and held for ransom by someone claiming to ... More >>

Symantec Research Helps FBI Investigation Into Blackshades

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:39 pm | Symantec

Today, the FBI announced the arrests of dozens of people suspected of cybercriminal activity related to the Blackshades Remote Access Trojan (RAT). Symantec worked closely with the FBI in in this coordinated takedown effort, sharing information gathered ... More >>

Symantec Reports Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year

Friday, 9 May 2014, 2:45 pm | Symantec

• Delivers 4Q14 non-GAAP revenue at high-end of guidance; operating margin expansion and EPS exceed guidance More >>

Symantec Unveils New Advanced Threat Protection

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 9:52 am | Symantec

Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced an entirely new approach to advanced threat protection (ATP), unveiling a roadmap of integrated solutions that demonstrates the security innovation power that only it can deliver to help customers solve their ... More >>

Symantec NetBackup Tackles Data Growth

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 12:19 pm | Symantec

Symantec NetBackup Tackles Data Growth, Performance and Virtual Sprawl as Customers Transition to the Modern Data Centre More >>

Symantec Pacific Predictions for 2014

Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:18 pm | Symantec

1. The Big Data Bang is here: As social media and mobile devices proliferate, we’re in the midst of an information explosion. Every minute, we create, store and access complex data at an unprecedented scale; in fact 90 percent of the world’s data ... More >>

Fake AV Software Updates Are Distributing Malware

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:59 pm | Symantec

There is a new social engineering spam that attempts to trick users into running malware on their computers. Malware authors use various methods including emails pretending to be from various antivirus software companies with an important system ... More >>

Typhoon Haiyan: Spammers Strike with DHA Attack

Friday, 22 November 2013, 3:18 pm | Symantec

Tacloban, the new ground zero created by Haiyan, is the raison d'être for a large directory harvest attack (DHA) launched by spammers today. A DHA attack is launched to check the validity of an email directory or emails related to a targeted email ... More >>

Instagram users willingly become part of social botnet

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 5:26 pm | Symantec

Symantec Security Response has discovered many Instagram users have willingly shared their usernames and passwords with a bot-like app in order to increase likes and followers. More >>

Scams Emerge after Typhoon Haiyan

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 9:19 am | Symantec

The events in the Philippines have led to calls for help being raised by several governments and NGOs worldwide. While many legitimate donation requests are being posted on social networks and other popular websites, sadly, scammers have already ... More >>

Symantec Intelligence Report - September 2013

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 10:20 am | Symantec

Targeted Attacks in 2013 – Attackers have continued to refine their techniques and add new tricks to attack methods like watering holes and spear phishing in order to increase the likelihood of snaring their intended targets. More >>



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