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Symantec reveals “State of the Cloud” survey

Symantec Logo Last month Symantec, makers of Norton security products, revealed the results of their 2011 State of the Cloud Survey, which examined how firms are adopting cloud computing. The study also looked.. more
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Duqu is precursor to next Stuxnet

malware A trojan discovered last month uses the same code as last year’s Stuxnet worm, and is thought to have been written by the same authors, according to a report by Symantec... more
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New Gaddafi spam threats emerge

malware The recent emergence of spam which takes advantage of the death of Gaddafi continues to spread and infect computers across the globe. Spam immediately began to appear in the wake of.. more
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Symantec unveils tablet security product

Symantec have announced Norton Tablet Security alongside updates for Norton Mobile Security which further supports their Norton Everywhere initiative. Norton Everywhere is designed to ensure that consumers are protected across the full range of devices that they own. As handheld devices are set to become.. more
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Chinese cyber-attack hits chemical firms

The latest cyber-attack on Western corporations reportedly originating from Chinese soil has struck at the chemical industry and defence sector. Security firm Symantec uncovered the cyber-espionage which has targeted research and development material from some 48 companies, 29 of them in the chemical industry. Discussed.. more
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Cybercrime costs the world more than drugs trade

A study by Symantec, the maker of Norton security products, has shown that the global cost of cybercrime is as much as $114 billion. The Norton Cybercrime Report 2011 also shows that due to the time victims lost trying to solve an attack, this figure.. more
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Symantec reveals rise in socially engineered attacks

Symantec has issued its July 2011 intelligence report which cites “aggressive use of rapidly changing malware lead[ing] to [a] rise in sophisticated socially engineered attacks.” Different strains of malware involved in individual attacks have increased dramatically in recent months by a factor of 25 times,.. more
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Symantec puts iOS and Android security ahead of PC

Security expert Symantec (publisher of the Norton range) has just released a new report entitled (rather lengthily): “Window into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.” It purports to be an in-depth examination of Apple and Google’s mobile.. more
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Symantec claims Facebook is leaking user data via apps

The online world is one fraught with danger, malware, hackers, data breaches and all sorts of nastiness, and Facebook appears to have been guilty of the latter – at least according to one security firm. Symantec reckons that in certain cases Facebook applications (some twenty.. more
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Symantec warns of mobile and social security threats

Symantec has just produced its Internet Security report for 2010, and the security firm is highlighting the growing dangers of the likes of Facebook and Twitter, along with surfing on a mobile. The arenas of mobile broadband and social networking are the fresh pastures which.. more
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