News tagged ‘symantec’

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.

Thursday, 29 Nov 2012

Latest Version of Norton Mobile Security Includes Protection for iOS

Latest Version of Norton Mobile Security Includes Protection for iOS

Symantec has announced that its latest flagship mobile security offering, Norton Mobile Security, has added support for iOS.

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.

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.

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Detected by Symantec as Android.Notcompatible, the Android malware threat is currently being spread by a handful of infected websites.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Symantec to Acquire Nukona to Help Businesses Embrace 'Bring Your Own Device' Movement

Symantec to Acquire Nukona to Help Businesses Embrace 'Bring Your Own Device' Movement

Symantec will now include a cross-platform mobile application protection solution to help IT organizations protect and isolate corporate data and applications across both corporate owned and personally owned devices.

Thursday, 15 Mar 2012

Survey Scammers Now Targetting Pinterest

Survey Scammers Now Targetting Pinterest

Symantec advises users to avoid offers which appear too good to be true. Additionally, Symantec SafeWeb and IPS technologies available in Symantec antivirus products, will block users from viewing such scam surveys.

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