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Russian hackers increasingly targeting US corporations with ransomware

Cybersecurity firm Symantec says it has identified at least 31 targets in the United States, including eight Fortune 500 companies.

27 Jun 2020 8:12 PM

Broadcom to buy Norton antivirus parent company for USD 10.7 billion

Symantec’s enterprise security unit offers a mix of security products and services to business and government customers.

10 Aug 2019 10:54 AM

Two out of three hotels accidentally leak guests' personal data

Compromised personal information includes full names, email addresses, credit card details and passport numbers of guests.

11 Apr 2019 1:15 PM

Symantec announces solution to stop business email compromise attacks

Symantec announced Email Fraud Protection, an automated solution to block fraudulent emails.

16 Feb 2019 12:01 PM

Symantec acquires Israel's Luminate, with an eye on cloud security

Symantec said it acquired Israel’s Luminate Security in an effort to boost its security systems for cloud computing.

13 Feb 2019 9:26 AM


Symantec delivers advanced protection with complete endpoint defence

New endpoint security offerings now available as part of Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defence Platform.

31 Jan 2019 12:57 PM

Buyout firm Thoma Bravo approaches Symantec about acquisition

A deal could be the largest leveraged buyout this year, based on Symantec’s market value of about USD 15 billion.

08 Nov 2018 8:55 AM

Symantec unveils email threat isolation solution

The solution blocks advanced email attacks on end-user devices by helping to protect users against spear phishing and more.

25 Jul 2018 4:25 PM

China-based campaign breached satellite, defence companies: Symantec

Symantec says the effort appeared to be driven by national espionage goals, like the interception of military and civilian communications.

20 Jun 2018 10:11 AM

Symantec analytics enables to uncover most sophisticated cyber attacks

AI and machine learning innovations automate capabilities of Symantec’s investigations team to zero in on the most pressing threats.

18 Apr 2018 2:43 PM


Reports indicate email as a more dangerous vector than other mediums

Hackers are constantly achieving their goals through the medium of emails in various ways.

12 Oct 2017 1:46 PM

Symantec CEO says source code reviews pose unacceptable risk

Tech companies have been under increasing pressure to allow the Russian government to examine source code.

11 Oct 2017 11:44 AM

India and Pakistan hit by spy malware, says cybersecurity firm

In a threat intelligence report that was sent to clients in July, Symantec said the online espionage effort dated back to October 2016.

28 Aug 2017 7:37 PM

Airtel, Symantec ally for cyber security solutions

As per the agreement Airtel will be exclusive cyber security services partner for Symantec in India.

28 Aug 2017 1:23 PM

People don’t realise the importance of data till it’s gone

A study measures people’s physical reactions to data loss in a series of three experiments.

29 Apr 2017 11:23 AM


Cyber extortion demands surge as victims keep paying: Symantec

The average demand embedded in such malicious software, which is known as ransomware, more than tripled last year

26 Apr 2017 9:14 PM

CIA-linked hacking tools attributed to 40 cyber attacks

US security firm Symantec points usage of hacking toolkit in at least 16 countries.

11 Apr 2017 1:30 PM

Symantec points usage of leaked CIA spy toolkit in 40 operations

The computer security firm confirms Middle East countries to be the most popular targets for the leaked spy software.

11 Apr 2017 11:18 AM