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The Irish Times
More than 2,500 Twitter accounts hijacked in attackdisplaying some strange behaviour, such as tweeting links to adult-themed websi
More than 2,500 Twitter accounts hijacked in attack
The Irish Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
displaying some strange behaviour, such as tweeting links to adult-themed websites. If so, you weren’t alone. According to Symantec, more than 2,500 Twitter accounts were compromised by hackers in a campaign to spread to links to adult dating and... Read more
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TechCrunch
Can startups disrupt the $20 billion cyber insurance market?and predict earthquake and flood risk. But do the likes of AIG and Allianz have
Can startups disrupt the $20 billion cyber insurance market?
TechCrunch / Posted 3 hours ago
and predict earthquake and flood risk. But do the likes of AIG and Allianz have such data for cyber risk? Not quite. Symantec has leaped into this space and aims to be a formidable player. “We track 800K security events every second” says... Read more
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CIO
Worm infects unpatched Ubiquiti wireless devicesfiltering to restrict remote access to the management interface is also highly
Worm infects unpatched Ubiquiti wireless devices
CIO / Posted yesterday
filtering to restrict remote access to the management interface is also highly recommended. According to researchers from Symantec, after the worm exploits the flaw to create a backdoor account, it adds a firewall rule in order to block legitimate... Read more
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The Star
Cyberscammers tapping into mindsransomware has reached our shores, with a total of 5,069 attacks in Malaysia la
Cyberscammers tapping into minds
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
ransomware has reached our shores, with a total of 5,069 attacks in Malaysia last year, according to cybersecurity company Symantec Corporation. “The new modus operandi uses social engineering, with the e-mail being crafted by Malaysians who know... Read more
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The Star
Preying on the gullibleto increase this year, with “very specific ransomware targeted very specificall
Preying on the gullible
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
to increase this year, with “very specific ransomware targeted very specifically at Malaysians” being detected, says Symantec (Asia Pacific and Japan) cyber security services senior director Peter Sparkes. According to cybersecurity company... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browsercan appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular targe
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browser
E-Commerce Times / Posted 3 days ago
can appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular target of hackers. According to Symantec's latest "Internet Security Threat Report," four of the five most exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in 2015 were... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browsercan appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular targe
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browser
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 3 days ago
can appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular target of hackers. According to Symantec's latest "Internet Security Threat Report," four of the five most exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in 2015 were... Read more
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Business Wire
Rubrik erweitert Präsenz in Europa, Nahost und Afrika und ernennt Karl Driesen zum Head of EMEA SalesPartners, Lightspeed Venture Partners und IT-Größen wie John W. Thompson (Chair
Rubrik erweitert Präsenz in Europa, Nahost und Afrika und ernennt Karl Driesen zum Head of EMEA Sales
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners und IT-Größen wie John W. Thompson (Chairman von Microsoft und ehemaliger CEO von Symantec), Frank Slootman (CEO von ServiceNow und ehemaliger CEO von Data Domain) sowie Mark Leslie (Leslie Ventures,... Read more
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Business Wire
Rubrik Expands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Appoints Karl Driesen as Head of EMEA SalesPartners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and enterprise IT luminaries, including J
Rubrik Expands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Appoints Karl Driesen as Head of EMEA Sales
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and enterprise IT luminaries, including John W. Thompson (Microsoft Chairman, Symantec Former CEO), Frank Slootman (ServiceNow CEO, Data Domain Former CEO), and Mark Leslie (Leslie Ventures, Veritas... Read more
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International Business Times
Suckfly: Cyberespionage group targets India in long-term spy operation but only on weekdays on high-profile individuals and installing spyware on their work networks to ac
Suckfly: Cyberespionage group targets India in long-term spy operation but only on weekdays
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
on high-profile individuals and installing spyware on their work networks to access sensitive information. Security firm Symantec first uncovered the hacker group's activities when it began targeting South Korean organisations in March 2016.... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What To Use To Protect Your PC When Commercial Antivirus Offerings FailIt has recently come to light that nearly all Symantec antivirus products are v
What To Use To Protect Your PC When Commercial Antivirus Offerings Fail
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 5 days ago
It has recently come to light that nearly all Symantec antivirus products are vulnerable to remote code execution that could give attackers root access to computers. The reason why this bug is particularly nasty is because it affects Symantec’s... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Quickly Deseed, Chop And Peel Your Produceand they're reportedly coming to Australia. Here's what we know so far. It has
How To Quickly Deseed, Chop And Peel Your Produce
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 5 days ago
and they're reportedly coming to Australia. Here's what we know so far. It has recently come to light that nearly all Symantec antivirus products are vulnerable to remote code execution that could give attackers root access to computers. The... Read more
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iTWire
Children are the weakest link in online family securityidentity theft, and cyber bullying. In fact, there is now more cyber bullying t
Children are the weakest link in online family security
iTWire / Posted 5 days ago
identity theft, and cyber bullying. In fact, there is now more cyber bullying that there is physical bullying! Norton by Symantec has released findings from the Norton Cyber Security Insights Report, (free report) revealing parents have great... Read more
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The Register
Suckfly: The hacking group targeting India but taking weekends offIndia's infrastructure and economic base by zeroing in on individuals and insta
Suckfly: The hacking group targeting India but taking weekends off
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
India's infrastructure and economic base by zeroing in on individuals and installing tools to access their work networks. Symantec first spotted the group it has called Suckfly targeting South Korean organizations in March this year in an effort... Read more
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New Kerala
Cyber spy group Suckfly to continue targeting Indian government: Symantec - newkerala.com #65275New Delhi, May 18 : Global cyber security leader Symantec on Wednesday warned o
Cyber spy group Suckfly to continue targeting Indian government: Symantec - newkerala.com #65275
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, May 18 : Global cyber security leader Symantec on Wednesday warned of continued cyber attacks on Indian government and commercial organisations by advanced cyber espionage group Suckfly. In a blog post publishing activities of Suckfly,... Read more
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Business Standard India
A Cyber espionage group that specifically targets Indian entitiesagainst a number of South Korean organisations to steal digital certificates wa
A Cyber espionage group that specifically targets Indian entities
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
against a number of South Korean organisations to steal digital certificates was reported by security solutions firm Symantec. However, the company in its latest blog stated that the primary targets for this attack were individuals and... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Avana Raises $14.9 Million for Cloud Security ~ Converge! Network Digestusing preconfigured cloud-based versions of security technology from more than
Avana Raises $14.9 Million for Cloud Security ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 6 days ago
using preconfigured cloud-based versions of security technology from more than 60 leading vendors such as Check Point, Symantec, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, Sophos and Kaspersky. The funding round was led by Greenfield Cities Holdings with... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Microsoft expands preview of Windows 10's new advanced threat servicethe last several months. ATP, like similar services from security-centric vend
Microsoft expands preview of Windows 10's new advanced threat service
Computer World Australia / Posted 6 days ago
the last several months. ATP, like similar services from security-centric vendors -- including Arbor Networks, FireEye and Symantec -- means to detect ongoing attacks on corporate networks, then follow up to investigate the attack or breach and... Read more
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iTWire
Symantec A-V products vulnerable to remote exploitThe flaw was discovered by Tavis Ormandy, a member of Google's Project Zero tea
Symantec A-V products vulnerable to remote exploit
iTWire / Posted 6 days ago
The flaw was discovered by Tavis Ormandy, a member of Google's Project Zero team. An advisory said because Symantec uses a filter driver to intercept all system I/O, emailing a file to a victim or sending them a link was enough to exploit the... Read more
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Computer World Australia
A critical flaw in Symantec antivirus engine puts computers at risk of easy hackingThe antivirus engine used in multiple Symantec products has an easy-to-exploit
A critical flaw in Symantec antivirus engine puts computers at risk of easy hacking
Computer World Australia / Posted 6 days ago
The antivirus engine used in multiple Symantec products has an easy-to-exploit vulnerability that could allow hackers to easily compromise computers. The flaw was fixed by Symantec in Anti-Virus Engine (AVE) version 20151.1.1.4, released Monday via... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browser | Web Appscan appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular targe
Google to Dim Flash Player in Chrome Browser | Web Apps
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 6 days ago
can appear in almost any type of software, but Flash has become a popular target of hackers. According to Symantec's latest "Internet Security Threat Report," four of the five most exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in 2015 were... Read more
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Business Insurance
Guy Carpenter, Symantec cooperate on cyber risk modelingGuy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. said Tuesday that it had formed a strategic alliance
Guy Carpenter, Symantec cooperate on cyber risk modeling
Business Insurance / Posted 6 days ago
Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. said Tuesday that it had formed a strategic alliance with cyber security company Symantec Corp. to create a cyber aggregation model. The model will include a comprehensive catalogue of cyber scenarios from which insurers... Read more
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Engadget
Symantec antivirus security flaw exposes Linux, Mac and WindowsThe kickers are that it's both easy to launch the exploit and particularly vici
Symantec antivirus security flaw exposes Linux, Mac and Windows
Engadget / Posted 6 days ago
The kickers are that it's both easy to launch the exploit and particularly vicious in most cases. As Symantec is intercepting system input and output, you only need to email a file or send a web link to wreck someone's day. And on Windows, an attack... Read more
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International Business Times
Symantec software flaw discovered allowing hackers to take over your computer Users of Symantec and Norton products are being urged to update their software
Symantec software flaw discovered allowing hackers to take over your computer
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Users of Symantec and Norton products are being urged to update their software after a security researcher disclosed a serious vulnerability that can be exploited by hackers to gain complete control over computer systems. Disclosed by Google Project... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government units, top IT firm among cyber-espionage targets:Symantecespionage group conducting long-term espionage campaigns against high-profile t
Government units, top IT firm among cyber-espionage targets:Symantec
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
espionage group conducting long-term espionage campaigns against high-profile targets in India, as per cyber-security firm Symantec . The security firm has identified a number of attacks over a two-year period, beginning in April 2014, by this... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Duetto Promotes Nelson Veiga to Executive Vice President of Operations, Builds Out Senior Management Teamserved as Senior Platform and Process Manager, Worldwide Sales and Support Mana
Duetto Promotes Nelson Veiga to Executive Vice President of Operations, Builds Out Senior Management Team
Hospitality Net / Posted 6 days ago
served as Senior Platform and Process Manager, Worldwide Sales and Support Manager, and in other roles. She also worked at Symantec Corp., Global English Corp., and IBM. Jha has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Strategic... Read more
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Business Wire
Münchner Seminar am 1. Juni beleuchtet mögliche Strategien europäischer Cybersecurity-Unternehmen für den Eintritt in den US-MarktFCEDA; Peter Möhring, General Manager, Sicherheitsnetzwerk München; Thomas He
Münchner Seminar am 1. Juni beleuchtet mögliche Strategien europäischer Cybersecurity-Unternehmen für den Eintritt in den US-Markt
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
FCEDA; Peter Möhring, General Manager, Sicherheitsnetzwerk München; Thomas Hemker, Security Strategist, CTO Office, Symantec Corporation; Oliver Niedung, Senior Channel Executive, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH; Dr.... Read more
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The Register
Symantec antivirus bug allows utter exploitation of memoryBritish white hat hacker and Google Project Zero chap Tavis Ormandy is making l
Symantec antivirus bug allows utter exploitation of memory
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
British white hat hacker and Google Project Zero chap Tavis Ormandy is making life miserable for Symantec again: the bug-hunter has turned up an exploitable overflow in “the core Symantec Antivirus Engine used in most Symantec and Norton branded... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Best malware removal practices to protect your PC and mobileif they find something. You may not even need to pay for a malware scanner, as
Best malware removal practices to protect your PC and mobile
Computer Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
if they find something. You may not even need to pay for a malware scanner, as there are free apps such as Malwarebytes or Symantec Mobile Security Agent available from Google Play and the App Store. This is the hard part, since unfortunately not... Read more
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Press Release Network
CareerVillage Partners with Dell to Announce TechWeek, an Event For Students to Gain Career and College Advice from Working Professionalsvolunteers, including employees working at Dell and other leading technology co
CareerVillage Partners with Dell to Announce TechWeek, an Event For Students to Gain Career and College Advice from Working Professionals
Press Release Network / Posted 7 days ago
volunteers, including employees working at Dell and other leading technology companies like LinkedIn, Google, Symantec, and many more. The 8 million high school students in America�s lowest-income communities face a daunting... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Financial institutions need 'strong IT controls' following SWIFT attacks: MASstep up efforts to step up cybersecurity, Standard Chartered said it hired a ne
Financial institutions need 'strong IT controls' following SWIFT attacks: MAS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
step up efforts to step up cybersecurity, Standard Chartered said it hired a new chief information security officer, former Symantec executive Cheri McGuire, on Wednesday. The bank's Singapore branch said that it has not been targeted by such cyber... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Warning over online banking fraud attacksbeen infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using soft
Warning over online banking fraud attacks
Thame Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
been infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using software from providers such as Microsoft and Symantec. Change all of your passwords on banking, email, social media and other potentially sensitive online accounts. In... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Warning over online banking fraud attacksbeen infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using soft
Warning over online banking fraud attacks
Aylesbury Today / Posted 10 days ago
been infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using software from providers such as Microsoft and Symantec. Change all of your passwords on banking, email, social media and other potentially sensitive online accounts. In... Read more
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Luton Today
Warning over online banking fraud attacksbeen infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using soft
Warning over online banking fraud attacks
Luton Today / Posted 10 days ago
been infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using software from providers such as Microsoft and Symantec. Change all of your passwords on banking, email, social media and other potentially sensitive online accounts. In... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Warning over online banking fraud attacksbeen infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using soft
Warning over online banking fraud attacks
Banbury Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
been infected with malware: Disinfect your computer - for free - by using software from providers such as Microsoft and Symantec. Change all of your passwords on banking, email, social media and other potentially sensitive online accounts. In... Read more
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FOX Business
The 4 Biggest Risks To CyberArk Software Ltd. StockGAAP profitability. Competitors are eyeing CyberArk's market, but its recent la
The 4 Biggest Risks To CyberArk Software Ltd. Stock
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
GAAP profitability. Competitors are eyeing CyberArk's market, but its recent launch of the C3 Alliance with FireEye,Symantec, Intel,and otherscould widen its moat. Therefore, investors shouldn't worry unless CyberArk posts sudden and steep... Read more
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FOX Business
The 4 Biggest Risks To CyberArk Software Ltd. StockGAAP profitability. Competitors are eyeing CyberArk's market, but its recent la
The 4 Biggest Risks To CyberArk Software Ltd. Stock
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
GAAP profitability. Competitors are eyeing CyberArk's market, but its recent launch of the C3 Alliance with FireEye,Symantec, Intel,and otherscould widen its moat. Therefore, investors shouldn't worry unless CyberArk posts sudden and steep... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Symantec's executive turnover, switch to sub-model leave reason to worryby a penny. Revenue declined 3% to $873 million year-over-year and that was be
Symantec's executive turnover, switch to sub-model leave reason to worry
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
by a penny. Revenue declined 3% to $873 million year-over-year and that was below analysts' estimates of $878.7 million. Symantec previously lowered guidance for fiscal fourth-quarter sales to $873 million, from a range of $885 million to $915... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Symantec moves to the cloud with issues in towSymantec(SYMC) lived down to its reduced earnings guidance Thursday after the c
Symantec moves to the cloud with issues in tow
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
Symantec(SYMC) lived down to its reduced earnings guidance Thursday after the close. The stock dropped more than 3.6% in after-hours trading, but gained on Friday. Symatec bounced between $16.25 and $17.21 Friday, and was essentially flat by... Read more
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The Economic Times
Flower pollution: Here's how HelpUsGreen is keeping the Ganga cleanwhich Agarwal set up in May last year with his friend Karan Rastogi, after a br
Flower pollution: Here's how HelpUsGreen is keeping the Ganga clean
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
which Agarwal set up in May last year with his friend Karan Rastogi, after a brief stint as an automation engineer with Symantec. The business is headquartered in Kanpur partly because it is his hometown and, importantly, because the Ganga flows... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Friday the 13th retail selloff spooks wall streetoutlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter
Friday the 13th retail selloff spooks wall street
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
outlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter profit of 8 cents a share beat by 3 cents. Symantec(SYMC) posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share, which fell short of analysts' expectations by a... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Symantec to cut 1,200 jobs to reduce costsThe company is expected to lay off 1,200 employees in the restructuring move.
Symantec to cut 1,200 jobs to reduce costs
Computer Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
The company is expected to lay off 1,200 employees in the restructuring move. Symantec has 19,000 staff, the firm said it plans to save $400m by 2018 through cost cutting measures. Symantec chief financial officer Thomas Seifert said: "We're making... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks mixed as retail sales rebound, sentiment boost spiritsoutlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter
Stocks mixed as retail sales rebound, sentiment boost spirits
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
outlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter profit of 8 cents a share beat by 3 cents. Symantec(SYMC) posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share, which fell short of analysts' expectations by a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks turn mixed as J.C.Penney, Nordstrom tumbleoutlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter
Stocks turn mixed as J.C.Penney, Nordstrom tumble
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
outlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter profit of 8 cents a share beat by 3 cents. Symantec(SYMC) posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share, which fell short of analysts' expectations by a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes businessSymantec, the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cutting abou
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes business
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
Symantec, the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cutting about 10 percent of its workforce as it reorganizes its business. The company also said profit excluding some costs in the fiscal first quarter will be 24 cents to 26 cents a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stock futures slip as Wall Street awaits retail salesoutlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter
Stock futures slip as Wall Street awaits retail sales
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
outlook. The burger chain reported a 43% surge in revenue, while first-quarter profit of 8 cents a share beat by 3 cents. Symantec(SYMC) posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of 22 cents a share, which fell short of analysts' expectations by a... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes businessSymantec, the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cutting abou
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes business
Silicon Valley / Posted 10 days ago
Symantec, the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cutting about 10 percent of its workforce as it reorganizes its business. The company also said profit excluding some costs in the fiscal first quarter will be 24 cents to 26 cents a... Read more
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The Register
Symantec: I know we said things'd get better when we sold Veritas...Symantec is slipping back into cost-cutting mode just months after the split wi
Symantec: I know we said things'd get better when we sold Veritas...
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
Symantec is slipping back into cost-cutting mode just months after the split with storage arm Veritas was supposed to provide the healing balm the business so clearly needed. The standalone security biz wants to carve out savings of $400m via an... Read more
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ECMConnection
Intralinks Announces The Content Collaboration Networkeven when accessed offline, and users can UNshare™ content at any time. Data l
Intralinks Announces The Content Collaboration Network
ECMConnection / Posted 10 days ago
even when accessed offline, and users can UNshare™ content at any time. Data loss prevention (DLP): In partnership with Symantec, users have the ability to extend DLP rules to the network to leverage existing information security investments,... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes businessSymantec Corp., the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cuttin
Symantec to cut 10% of staff as it reorganizes business
Silicon Valley / Posted 11 days ago
Symantec Corp., the biggest maker of cyber- security software, said it's cutting about 10 percent of its workforce as it reorganizes its business. The company also said profit excluding some costs in the fiscal first quarter will be 24 cents to 26... Read more
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