News tagged ‘security’

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon (Updated)

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon (Updated)

According to a statement by Apple, the company was attacked by hackers but said that no data was retrieved. Also, the company will issue a malware removal tool soon.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Symantec Reports: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Symantec Reports: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Twitter recently announced that the details of around 250,000 users may have been compromised before it was discovered and stopped an attack on their network. Over the past few months, the Symantec response team has observed one particular attack taking place on Twitter.

Friday, 8 Feb 2013

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe has just released emergency security updates for the company's Flash Player to address two vulnerabilities which are being exploited in the wild.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro has discovered some sites which are offering their own dubious version of free 'Windows 8 Activator' upgrade. With the adoption rate of Windows 8 increasing by more than 30% in January 2013, cybercriminals are hoping to ride on Windows 8's popularity.

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012

Symantec Advises Against Sharp Spike in Christmas Related Spam Messages

Symantec Advises Against Sharp Spike in Christmas Related Spam Messages

Symantec is expecting a sharp spike in the volume of Christmas related spam messages in the following days, and is advising everyone to exercise caution when handling unsolicited or unexpected emails related to Christmas.

Monday, 12 Nov 2012

Windows 8, RT to Get First Critical Security Patches

Windows 8, RT to Get First Critical Security Patches

Microsoft gets ready to release its first security patches for Windows 8 and RT operating systems. These patches are meant to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and the .NET framework.

Thursday, 1 Nov 2012

Symantec Warns of an Impending Hurricane Sandy Spam Attack

Symantec Warns of an Impending Hurricane Sandy Spam Attack

Symantec Security Response has discovered spam messages related to Hurricane Sandy, and is advising Internet users to type website addresses directly into their Internet browser for online videos instead of clicking on links within emails.

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012

Rare Malware Targetting Female Android Users Identified

Rare Malware Targetting Female Android Users Identified

Symantec has discovered Android.Loozfon, a rare example of malware which targets female Android users.

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

Symantec Elevates Mobile Productivity with New Android and iOS Protection Capabilities

Symantec Elevates Mobile Productivity with New Android and iOS Protection Capabilities

Symantec has announced mobile portfolio updates to enable secure mobile email deployments, mobile application initiatives and Bring Your Own Device programs.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Norton 2013 Public Betas Now Available

Norton 2013 Public Betas Now Available

Designed to be compatible with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, the betas now include improved cloud-enabled features including (but not limited to) Norton Management and Norton Identity Safe.

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