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Cybercriminals take advantage of Netflix's global expansion

Friday, 12 February 2016, 12:02 pm | Symantec

New Symantec research released overnight tracks how cyber criminals have piggy backed on Netflix’s global expansion to steal users’ credentials in order to provide the streaming service at black market prices. More >>

Symantec Security Predictions for 2016

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:03 am | Symantec

Today’s cybercriminals are skilled enough and sufficiently resourced to have the persistence and patience to carry out highly successful attacks on consumers, businesses and governments around the world. Their efforts have turned cybercrime into big business ... More >>

Online Crime Costs New Zealand Consumers $257 million

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:12 am | Symantec

Norton Cybersecurity Insights Report Reveals Eight out of Ten New Zealand Consumers Surveyed Believe They Will Experience Online Crime More >>

Symantec Introduces New Era of Advanced Threat Protection

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 9:32 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – October 28, 2015 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in cyber security, today introduced Symantec Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), the first solution that can detect and remediate advanced threats across control ... More >>

Law Enforcement Takedown of Dridex Botnet

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 12:26 pm | Symantec

Today, the NCA and FBI arrested a key figure behind a banking scam responsible for the theft of tens of millions of dollars. The group, reportedly operating out of Eastern Europe, used Dridex malware to harvest banking credentials from individuals ... More >>

Norton Joins Forces with Jarryd Hayne

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 11:34 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND – October 6, 2015 – Norton by Symantec today announced a partnership with 49ers NFL newcomer Jarryd Hayne that will aim to raise awareness about cyberbullying and educate consumers about online crime. More >>

Symantec Appoint Ian McAdam as Managing Director for Pacific

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 10:27 am | Symantec

Symantec Appoints Ian McAdam as Managing Director for Pacific SYDNEY, Australia – July 8, 2015 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the appointment of Ian McAdam as Managing Director for the Pacific region, encompassing Australia ... More >>

New Tactics Give Attackers Free Rein Over Corporate Networks

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 5:17 pm | Symantec

Symantec report reveals five out of six large companies were targeted in 2014, a 40 percent increase over the previous year. More >>

Online dating and protecting your privacy

Friday, 13 February 2015, 2:12 pm | Symantec

This month, New Zealand singles will flock to the multitude of dating services that are available online. However, the popularity of online dating services has also caught the attention of some scammers. Norton by Symantec has today shared its latest ... More >>

Sophisticated cyber-espionage malware uncovered by Symantec

Monday, 24 November 2014, 1:41 pm | Symantec

Symantec has uncovered a sophisticated new piece of malware—reminiscent of Stuxnet and Duqu—which bears the hallmarks of a state-sponsored operation and operates with a degree of technical competence rarely seen. The malware, dubbed “Regin,” ... More >>

Cybersecurity strikers target G20: Symantec

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:27 pm | Symantec

Symantec has warned the upcoming G20 Summit is an attractive target for the ‘Flea attack group’ – malicious cybersecurity strikers. The group has been circulating mischievous emails throughout 2014 in anticipation of the Brisbane event. More >>

Securing a new iPhone in three simple steps

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 2:06 pm | Symantec

With the availability of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, I wanted to share a blog from Symantec outlining three simple steps iPhone owners should follow to secure their Apple devices and accounts. More >>

Watch out for scams surrounding news of stolen celeb photos

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:10 pm | Symantec

It’s all over the news—private photographs of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, were posted online over the weekend. Based on the widespread interest in this story, Symantec is warning users about scams around this narrative. More >>

Watch out for scams surrounding news of stolen celeb photos

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:10 pm | Symantec

It’s all over the news—private photographs of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, were posted online over the weekend. Based on the widespread interest in this story, Symantec is warning users about scams around this narrative. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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