Symantec has caught Facebook reaching for the cookie jar when it’s not allowed to. In a recent report, the security company claims that Facebook’s Android app is snatching people’s phone number without user permission, and worst of all the user doesn’t even have to log in for this to happen.
Symantec Corporation recently wrote that they have successfully been able to track down the source of many South Korean hacking incidents. The evidence uncovered revealed that a hacker group called the “DarkSeoul” gang was behind the massive cyber-attacks going back at least four years.
The Zeus virus, which first appeared a few years ago has returned, and it is using Facebook to spread itself again. The Zeus virus is a very powerful Trojan horse, and once activated it will steal your bank account information once you log into your on-line bank account system. Zeus is a type of botnet
Symantec made a major blunder with an update to its anti-virus software, which caused a number of PCs to crash, forcing customers to seek professional servicing to get their computers working again.
Without proper protection, your personal data on your mobile device can be compromised via malicious attacks, as much as your PC or laptop. Samsung GALAXY users can have protection on their Android smartphones with the Norton Mobile Security software which is offered on Samsung App store.
Hackers who stole blueprints for Symantec's security and anti-malware software tried to extort a $50,000 ransom from the company, but the security firm refused to pay up.
Norton by Symantec has announced the Norton Tablet Security and new updates for Norton Mobile Security for Android users. Both incorporate the new Web-based Anti-Theft feature whereby users can remote locate and lock their devices via a web browser.
Syamantec is warning customers to disable its pcAnywhere remote access software due to exposed vulnerabilities in it after hackers stole the source code.
Norton 360 all-in-one security suite claims to offer an all rounder protection for users and the company has announced the availability of the Norton 360 version 6.0 public beta. You can download the beta from the Norton website, try it out and comment and feedback to the security company.
With the rising number of devices and applications for users to enjoy, there is a huge need for digital protection from viruses, malware and cybercrimes. Today, Symantec, the company behind the popular Norton security products, has launched their latest Norton Internet Security 2012 and AntiVirus 2012.
Norton by Symantec has released the 2012 beta versions of the award-winning Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, which are now available for free download from the Norton beta website. The Norton 2012 betas improve on performance and protection in what are already the industry’s fastest and lightest security products. They include key security enhancements,
Symantec Corp. today announced availability of the public beta of Norton 360 version 5.0, an award-winning premium all-in-one security suite. Norton 360 beta incorporates the powerful security protection found in Norton Internet Security 2011, including the latest generation of the Norton reputation-based security technology, Norton Insight 2.0. Read on to view the full press release
Facebook may be a great tool to keep up with friends and network with other like-minded people around the world, but even such tools can turn into cybersecurity nightmares when server-side flaws are found and exploited upon. In light of the recent scam campaigns launched against innocent users, Symantec has released an advisory on how
The annual PC Show 2010 took off at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore today, with a huge turn out even before the 12 noon show time. Seems like the public has been eagerly anticipating the new bargains that would be offered on the tech gadgets and other products.
Choosing an antivirus for your computer system is kinda like choosing an Insurer. How do you go about making the selection? Check out the contenders – ESET Smart Security 4, Symantec Norton Internet Security 2010 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 as I uncover their strong points and weak points. I won’t be testing scanning (Antivirus)
Symantec has issued an alert about online movie blogs that may redirect users to malicious website with malware and infecting their PCs, as well as Macs. Read on to find out how you can protect yourself from this.