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Symantec Protects Office 365 with Industry-Leading Security

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 11:21 am | Symantec

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced new enhancements to its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology to protect information in Office 365. With Symantec DLP, data is protected whether at rest or ... More >>

Kiwis warned – ‘formjacking’ on the rise for Christmas

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:37 am | Symantec

Norton by Symantec is warning Kiwis that Magecart, the attack group behind high profile attacks on Ticketmaster and British Airways is also launching formjacking attacks on other e-commerce sites. You can read the full blog post here: ... More >>

Symantec Threat Intelligence – Microsoft Patch

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:57 pm | Symantec

Symantec Threat Intelligence – Microsoft Patch Tuesday, 61 Vulnerabilities This month the vendor has patched 61 vulnerabilities, 17 of which are rated critical . To see the full list of patches the Symantec Threat Intelligence report can be found ... More >>

Concerning stats about personal info gathered by Apps

Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:27 am | Symantec

Symantec released new research this morning on mobile app privacy and fraudulent Google Play apps that you may find useful for any mobile device and privacy stories. More >>

Symantec Threat Intelligence - NZ routers may be at risk

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 11:42 am | Symantec

Post-mortem of a Compromised MikroTik Router Symantec has been tracking a large-scale coin-mining campaign has currently infected about 157,000 MikroTik routers. Cryptocurrency coinminers are the new ransomware and malicious actors have already pounced on the ... More >>

Symantec Discovers New Cyber Espionage Campaign

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 2:55 pm | Symantec

Symantec Discovers New Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting Middle Eastern Government and Business Organisations Leafminer Attack Group Attempts to Infiltrate Targets Through Various Means of Intrusion AUCKLAND – 15 August 2018 – Symantec Corp. ... More >>

Symantec’s New Secure Wi-Fi Router

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 10:05 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 14 AUGUST 2018 – Today, Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) is proud to announce that Norton Core is available for immediate purchase in New Zealand at Harvey Norman. Responding to the rapid uptake of Internet of Things ... More >>

Targeted Attack Analytics Can Uncover Cyber Attacks

Monday, 16 April 2018, 12:18 pm | Symantec

Symantec Targeted Attack Analytics Enables Customers to Uncover the Most Sophisticated and Dangerous Cyber Attacks More >>

Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 5:43 pm | Symantec

Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit, Signalling Massive Threat to Cyber and Personal Security Annual Threat Report from Symantec Reveals One in Ten Targeted Attack Groups Use Malware Designed to Disrupt Auckland, 22 March ... More >>

One Million Kiwis Affected by Cybercrime

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 8:51 am | Symantec

One Million Kiwis Affected by Cybercrime 2017 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report Reveals half of New Zealanders still sharing passwords AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 22 February 2018 – More than one-third of New Zealand’s adult online population ... More >>

‘Congratulations, you won’ Malware Scam Crosses Over

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 3:57 pm | Symantec

Symantec mobile researchers observe an old scam popular among desktop malware making the jump onto Android devices. “Congratulations, you won!” would normally be a welcome phrase to see when you go online, instantly making you think of an all-expenses-paid ... More >>

2018 Cyber Security Predictions

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:49 pm | Symantec

This past year, cyber criminals caused major service disruptions around the world, using their increasing technical proficiency to break through cyber defences. In 2018, we expect the trend to become more pronounced as these attackers will use machine ... More >>

BadRabbit: New strain of ransomware

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 5:01 pm | Symantec

BadRabbit: New strain of ransomware hits Russia and Ukraine A new strain of ransomware called BadRabbit ( Ransom.BadRabbit ) began spreading recently, 24 October 2017. BadRabbit is self-propagating, and can spread across corporate networks, therefore ... More >>

Symantec Protects Data with Information Centric Security

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 3:49 pm | Symantec

Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15 integrates with tagging, encryption and access management to secure regulated and sensitive data wherever it goes More >>

Resurgence in energy sector attacks, potential for sabotage

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:49 pm | Symantec

The energy sector in Europe and North America is being targeted by a new wave of cyber attacks that could provide attackers with the means to severely disrupt affected operations. The group behind these attacks is known as Dragonfly. The group has been ... More >>

Attackers are increasingly living off the land

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:41 am | Symantec

There is an increased discussion around threats that adopt so called “living off the land” tactics. Attackers are increasingly making use of tools already installed on targeted computers or are running simple scripts and shellcode directly in memory. ... More >>

Petya ransomware impacting large organisations

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:44 am | Symantec

This new strain of the Petya ransomware started propagating on June 27, 2017, infecting many organisations. Similar to WannaCry , Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit to propagate itself. More >>

Symantec's New Information Centric Security Solution

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 12:03 pm | Symantec

Today, Symantec introduced a new Information Centric Security solution, which automatically encrypts and tracks data – even as it moves outside of managed environments. No other security company offers this kind of visibility and control of data that can ... More >>

Symantec Security Response

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 2:31 pm | Symantec

Eastern Europe based attacker’s advanced malware comparable with that used by nation-state actors, but basic missteps indicate a threat actor who is skilled but lacking in expertise More >>

Ransomware attacks show strong links to Lazarus group

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 11:09 am | Symantec

Similarities in code and infrastructure indicate close connection to group that was linked to Sony Pictures and Bangladesh Bank attacks Tools and infrastructure used in the WannaCry ransomware attacks have strong links to Lazarus, the group that ... More >>



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