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Scammers offer a fake iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak tool

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:01 am | Symantec

Symantec mobile researchers have come across a scam that takes advantage of users looking for an early jailbreak implementation. Scammers are spoofing TaiG, a popular iOS jailbreaking website, and claiming to have a beta tool that can jailbreak iOS ... More >>

Dropbox - 68 Million User Credentials Exposed

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 5:13 pm | Symantec

Dropbox has announced via their blog that 68 million user email addresses and passwords have been exposed. Dropbox has verified that the information is legitimate. As a result, they have proactively completed a password reset for anyone who hadn’t ... More >>

Trio of iOS zero-days being exploited in the wild

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:42 pm | Symantec

Users of iPhones and other iOS devices are advised to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system. More >>

Non-existent Clinton/ISIS video malicious spam bait

Friday, 19 August 2016, 1:44 pm | Symantec

Cybercriminals are using clickbait, promising a video showing Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchanging money with an ISIS leader, in order to distribute malicious spam emails. More >>

Symantec Launches Control Compliance Suite

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 9:26 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 3 August 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in cybersecurity, has announced the next version of Symantec Control Compliance Suite, the enterprise-class IT governance, risk and compliance solution. Symantec ... More >>

Symantec Launches IoT Solution

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 3:05 pm | Symantec

AUCKLAND – 9 June 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in cybersecurity, today introduced Symantec Anomaly Detection for Automotive to protect against zero-day attacks and never-before-seen issues facing modern connected vehicles. ... More >>

Symantec announces encryption everywhere

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 2:13 pm | Symantec

• Global leader in cybersecurity calls on website owners and web hosting providers to secure all legitimate web traffic by 2018 More >>

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 >>



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