Symantec

08.04.14
Chinese government drops foreign security software (update: with limits)
08.04.14

Chinese government drops foreign security software (update: with limits)

China's government isn't just giving the boot to foreign operating systems; it's doing the same fo...

By J. Fingas,   08.04.14
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06.20.14
Symantec's COO credits his WoW credentials with boosting his resume
06.20.14

Symantec's COO credits his WoW credentials with boosting his resume

Symantec COO Stephen Gillett is proud of his past accomplishments, including high-ranking positions...

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05.06.14
Symantec declares antivirus 'dead' as it focuses on damage control
05.06.14

Symantec declares antivirus 'dead' as it focuses on damage control

Given how hard antivirus software makers push you to sign up, you'd think that business was boomin...

By J. Fingas,   05.06.14
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08.12.13
PGP inventor doesn't use PGP "because it doesn't run well on a Mac"
08.12.13

PGP inventor doesn't use PGP "because it doesn't run well on a Mac"

Phil Zimmermann is a legend in the world of online privacy, having invented PGP (Pretty Good Privacy...

By S. Sande,   08.12.13
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02.27.13
Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought
02.27.13

Symantec: work on Stuxnet worm started two years earlier than first thought

Most of us think we know the tale of Stuxnet: it's a possibly government-sponsored worm that playe...

By J. Fingas,   02.27.13
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09.17.12
Security researchers dissect Flame's handling program, find three new viruses 'at large'
09.17.12

Security researchers dissect Flame's handling program, find three new viruses 'at large'

It seems Stuxnet and Flame aren't the only out-of-control cyber-weapons roaming around the Middle...

By D. Cooper,   09.17.12
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06.11.12
Flame malware extinguishes itself, Microsoft protects against future burns
06.11.12

Flame malware extinguishes itself, Microsoft protects against future burns

The folks behind that nasty Flame trojan that burned its way through the Middle East aren't the ki...

By S. Buckley,   06.11.12
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05.01.12
Flashback was earning about $10K per day
05.01.12

Flashback was earning about $10K per day

People often wonder about what motivates the creators of malware. In the case of the Flashback...

By S. Sande,   05.01.12
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04.23.12
Norton Identity Safe locks your passwords in the cloud, spares your failing memory
04.23.12

Norton Identity Safe locks your passwords in the cloud, spares your failing memory

Norton's Identity Safe is a free online service that aims to end the curse of forgotten passwords....

By D. Cooper,   04.23.12
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