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Security hole in Symantec antivirus exposes Windows, Linux and Macs
A major security vulnerability has been uncovered by UK white hat hacker and Google Project Zero developer, Tavis Ormandy.
Symantec CEO exits as company reduces revenue forecast
Symantec chief executive Michael A Brown is exiting the company, with the vendor also revising its Q4 revenue forecast downwards by US$12 million.
Cisco leads IoT security market, followed by Intel and Symantec
“With an increase in the number of connected devices, it's difficult for organisations to manage and maintain data traversing between networks."
NZ growing target for cybercrime, especially ransomware
New Zealand averaged 108 ransomware attacks per day in 2015 according to a new Symantec report, which shows we're an increasing target for cybercrime.
Watch out, there's a new breed of cyber criminal in town
“Advanced criminal attack groups now mirror the skill sets of nation-state attackers. They have well resourced and highly-skilled technical staff."
Banking Trojans plummet 73% – but don’t get comfortable
Financial Trojans targeting online banking services dropped 73% last year, but Symantec is warning that Trojans are still thriving - and profitable.
Cyber crims targeting Netflix users - watchout
New research from Symantec has revealed cyber criminals are targeting Netflix users on the back of the company's recent global expansion.
Veritas looks ahead following Symantec split
The split from security vendor Symantec is officially complete as Veritas Technologies this week begins life as a newly independent company.
Kiwis overconfident when it comes to online security
Symantec says that despite the concern and awareness of cybercrime, consumers are overconfident in their online security behaviours.
Symantec unveils single console advanced threat protection
Symantec is upping the ante in its attempt to win the advanced threat protection space, launching a new offering designed to detect and remediate APT.
Aussie companies win at Symantec APJ Partner Awards
Australia’s InfoTrust and Intalock Technologies have won key awards at Symantec’s APJ Partner Awards, held this week in Singapore.
Symantec: Ransomware on the rise
There’s no shortage of security issues. Ransomeware on the rise, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is providing rich pickings for cyber crims.
Hands on review: Norton Security 2015
In the bad old days keeping a PC secure was simple. Nowadays, a huge chunk of our lives exists online, and digital security issues have escalated.
Symantec promises higher potential payouts with new program
Symantec is promising 50% higher earning potential in quarter, quicker payments and easier progression through the tiers in its new channel program.
Top tips to secure your new iPhone
Security advice on how to keep your Apple iDevice, and the data stored on it, safe.
Symantec sells off Veritas in US$8 billion deal
Symantec is selling the Veritas information management business for US$8 billion in cash to a group of investors lead by Carlyle Group.
Musical chairs continue as Holtzhausen joins Smith at Dell
Symantec’s Veritas channel boss Klasie Holtzhausen has joined former colleague Brenton Smith at Dell Software.
Kiwi parents 'oblivious' to children's online lives
We talk to our children about keeping safe in the physical world. We need to be having the same conversations about keeping safe in the online world.
Ian McAdam takes on top local Symantec role
Symantec appoints Ian McAdam as its new Pacific managing director, six months after Brenton Smith departed the role.
Symantec: Leaked Flash zero-day likely to be exploited by attackers
"It can be expected that groups of attackers will rush to incorporate it into exploit kits before a patch is published by Adobe.”
New MD for Symantec Pacific region
Ian McAdam will lead and drive growth across Symantec’s enterprise security business and support customers and partners in the Pacific region.
Ingram Micro, Data#3 among winners in Symantec awards
Ingram Micro, Data#3, Datacom, Fujitsu, Insentra and Intalock winners in last Symantec Pacific Partner Awards before vendor splits into two companies.
Symantec still number one in changing security software market
Gartner believes that 2014 is the last year that the market will exhibit such solid double-digit growth in its current form.
Victorious Veeam slams Symantec following patent win
Symantec's bid to 'stifle competition' because 'its legacy physical backup products could not compete' fails after Veeam wins three year patent battle