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Symantec Introduces Advanced Tools and Service

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 4:52 pm | Symantec Security Response

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced a new Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (MEDR) service and enhanced EDR 4.0 technology. These advancements improve attack discovery and incident response ... More >>

New Symantec Report: 1 in 9 Email Users Encountering Malware

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:35 am | Symantec Security Response

Today, Symantec published new findings on the email threat landscape indicating a continued increase of malware encounters. The report may also serve as helpful information for future stories on the topic. More >>

Symantec Security Response to Petya Ransomware Outbreak

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:40 am | Symantec Security Response

Petya ransomware impacting large organisations in multiple countries. This new strain of the Petya ransomware started propagating on June 27, 2017, infecting many organisations. Similar toWannaCry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit to propagate itself. What ... More >>

Financial malware more than twice as prevalent as ransomware

Friday, 2 June 2017, 12:41 pm | Symantec Security Response

Three Trojans dominated the financial threat landscape in 2016 and attackers increased their focus on corporate finance departments More >>

Adylkuzz Crytocurrency Miner Is Not the Next WannaCry

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 2:05 pm | Symantec Security Response

There have been reports of another threat, known as Adylkuzz, leveraging MS17-010 to propagate to vulnerable machines. MS17-010 is the same vulnerability used by WannaCry to propagate across networks however this is where the similarity with Adylkuzz ends. More >>

UPDATED – Two Possible Links Tie Wannacry to Lazarus Group

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 1:52 pm | Symantec Security Response

Symantec has uncovered two possible links that loosely tie the WannaCry ransomware attack and the Lazarus group: More >>

What you need to know about the WannaCry Ransomware

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 11:44 am | Symantec Security Response

On May 12, 2017 a new variant of the Ransom.CryptXXX family (Detected as Ransom.Wannacry ) of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organisations, particularly in Europe. More >>

Free Nintendo Switch Emulators Are Fake

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:07 pm | Symantec Security Response

Scammers are trying to dupe users into believing that a software emulator exists for the Nintendo Switch, the company’s newest console released on 3 March 2017. More >>

Yahoo Announces Breach of One Billion Accounts

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:56 pm | Symantec Security Response

Hot on the heels of Yahoo announcing a data breach of 500 million users in September, the company has announced that it has suffered another breach of one billion accounts. Yes, you read that correctly - one BILLION accounts. More >>

Tech support scams increasing in complexity

Friday, 28 October 2016, 1:00 pm | Symantec Security Response

Tech support scams remain one of the major and evolving forces in the computer security landscape. More >>

Symantec Security Response- September Intelligence Report

Monday, 10 October 2016, 2:05 pm | Symantec Security Response

The Symantec Intelligence Report provides the most up-to-date analysis of cybersecurity threats, trends, and insights concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks. Here are the key takeaways from the month of September: More >>

Film puts two Symantec researchers in the spotlight

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 11:45 am | Symantec Security Response

Zero Days is a documentary by Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney which examines the impact of cyberattacks perpetrated by countries around the world. As national governments move towards using covert attacks on other countries through malware, ... More >>