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Alarming Increase in Sabotage and Subversion

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:45 am | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 27 April 2017 – Cyber criminals revealed new levels of ambition in 2016 – a year marked by extraordinary attacks, including multi-million dollar virtual bank heists and overt attempts to disrupt the U.S. electoral process ... More >>

Longhorn: Tools used by cyberespionage group

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:27 am | Symantec

Spying tools and operational protocols detailed in the recent Vault 7 leak have been used in cyberattacks against at least 40 targets in 16 different countries by a group Symantec calls Longhorn. Symantec has been protecting its customers from Longhorn’s ... More >>

Android ransomware requires victim to say unlock code

Friday, 24 February 2017, 9:58 am | Symantec

Latest Android.Lockdroid.E variant uses speech recognition instead of typing for unlock code input. More >>

Mirai botnet malware jumps to Windows

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:39 am | Symantec

In October 2016, the world was introduced to the very first “Internet of Things” malware, which is a strain of malware that can infect connected devices such as DVRs, security cameras and more. The Mirai malware accessed the devices using default password ... More >>

Symantec Security Response – Latest Intelligence

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 12:06 pm | Symantec

Some of the key takeaways from December’s Latest Intelligence , and the threat landscape in general, include an increase in the number of web attacks blocked by Symantec, the return of a particularly nasty disk-wiping threat, and how Symantec ... More >>

Security in 2017 and Beyond

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:53 pm | Symantec

Each year, the security industry faces new types of threats as cybercriminals evolve their approach toward accessing organisations’ data. As we approach 2017, the security experts at Symantec have taken a close look at the trends we can expect to see this ... More >>

Android banking malware whitelists itself to stay connected

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:11 pm | Symantec

New Android.Fakebank.B variants use social engineering to bypass battery-saving process and stay active in background More >>

Symantec Delivers on Rapid Integration with Blue Coat

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3:14 pm | Symantec

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 03 November 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced the integration of Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with Symantec CloudSOC (formerly Blue Coat’s Elastica ... More >>

Symantec Security Response

Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:08 pm | Symantec

A distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on DNS provider Dyn last week managed to disrupt an array of the internet’s biggest websites, including Spotify , Twitter , and PayPal . More >>

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 >>



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