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The Seattle Times
Microsoft touts its smarter security toolsin Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise group, said in an interview. The goal isn’t
Microsoft touts its smarter security tools
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 hours ago
in Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise group, said in an interview. The goal isn’t to compete with security vendors like Symantec or Kaspersky, she said. Instead, Microsoft engineers believe they can do a better job protecting the products they... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attackshis website came back online under the protection of Google Project Shield. On
Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks
Computer World Australia / Posted 10 hours ago
his website came back online under the protection of Google Project Shield. On Thursday, antivirus and security vendor Symantec published a report warning that insecure IoT devices are increasingly hijacked and used to launch DDoS attacks. The... Read more
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CIO
Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attackshis website came back online under the protection of Google Project Shield. On
Armies of hacked IoT devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks
CIO / Posted 10 hours ago
his website came back online under the protection of Google Project Shield. On Thursday, antivirus and security vendor Symantec published a report warning that insecure IoT devices are increasingly hijacked and used to launch DDoS attacks. The... Read more
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Reuters
Network security company ForeScout interviews banks for IPOSystems Inc, which had been planning to go public earlier this year, was sold b
Network security company ForeScout interviews banks for IPO
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
Systems Inc, which had been planning to go public earlier this year, was sold by private equity firm Bain Capital LLC to Symantec Corp in a $4.65 billion cash deal last month. So far this year, there have only been 13 technology IPOs, raising... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No Oneinspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 16 hours ago
inspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter, vice president for the public sector at Symantec. "This level of inspection and monitoring requires both additional capability and increased time to access and... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No Oneinspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
E-Commerce Times / Posted 16 hours ago
inspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter, vice president for the public sector at Symantec. "This level of inspection and monitoring requires both additional capability and increased time to access and... Read more
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New Kerala
IoT devices increasingly being used for malware attacks: Symantec - newkerala.com #124109to spread malware and create zombie networks, or botnets, without the knowledge
IoT devices increasingly being used for malware attacks: Symantec - newkerala.com #124109
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
to spread malware and create zombie networks, or botnets, without the knowledge of their device owners, cyber security firm Symantec has found. Symantec's Security Response team discovered that cybercriminals are hijacking home networks and... Read more
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ABC News
What Consumers Need to Know About the Yahoo Security Breachlong list of compromises that have been out there,” said Jeff Greene, director
What Consumers Need to Know About the Yahoo Security Breach
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
long list of compromises that have been out there,” said Jeff Greene, director of government affairs for North America at Symantec. What are the risks? Hackers may attempt to log directly into a Yahoo account, but they could also use the... Read more
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Ars Technica
Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the Netcommandeer by people who turn them into digital cannons that spray the Internet
Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the Net
Ars Technica / Posted 3 days ago
commandeer by people who turn them into digital cannons that spray the Internet with shrapnel. On Thursday, security firm Symantec cataloged 11 different families of IoT malware that do just that. "The current IoT threat landscape shows that it... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Monthly Research Round-up: 7 must-read cyber security reports in Septemberalso found that 10 percent of European account creations were being rejected du
Monthly Research Round-up: 7 must-read cyber security reports in September
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
also found that 10 percent of European account creations were being rejected due to concerns over data breaches. 4. Symantec: IoT devices are being increasingly used for DDoS attacks The research found that hackers were increasingly taking... Read more
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International Business Times
IoT malware on the rise with hackers hijacking devices to launch DDoS attacksbotnets now appear to be on the rise, allowing hackers to launch DDoS attacks o
IoT malware on the rise with hackers hijacking devices to launch DDoS attacks
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
botnets now appear to be on the rise, allowing hackers to launch DDoS attacks on unsuspecting owners of connected devices. Symantec security researchers said that IoT malware was found to be primarily targeting "non-PC embedded devices", most of... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Boom in IoT cyber attacks as hackers use malware to hijack devicesSymantec research has found that hackers are increasingly taking control of poo
Boom in IoT cyber attacks as hackers use malware to hijack devices
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Symantec research has found that hackers are increasingly taking control of poor security on Internet of Things (IoT) devices in order to hijack them for DDoS attacks. The research found that 2015 was a record year for IoT attacks, with eight new... Read more
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Business Wire
Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Experienced Double-Digit Growth in the Second Quarter of 2016, According to IDCmarket. Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide PBBA Factory Revenue, Second Quarter of 2016(
Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Experienced Double-Digit Growth in the Second Quarter of 2016, According to IDC
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
market. Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide PBBA Factory Revenue, Second Quarter of 2016(Revenues in $ Millions)Vendor Notes:* Symantec and Veritas are reported as an entity in the table to reflect year-over-year growth. Starting 1Q16, PBBA Tracker... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
A New Effort to Save the Ozone Layer and Protect the Climateglobal firms that rely on air conditioning and refrigeration in their operation
A New Effort to Save the Ozone Layer and Protect the Climate
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 4 days ago
global firms that rely on air conditioning and refrigeration in their operations like 3M, Dell, Microsoft, Nike, Red Bull, Symantec, and Unilever, and it demonstrates that there is a strong coalition of stakeholders seeking a strong outcome in... Read more
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Business Wire
Fuzzy Logix Appoints Industry Luminaries To Its Board of Directorsof corporate and business development for Akamai, and with previous executive l
Fuzzy Logix Appoints Industry Luminaries To Its Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
of corporate and business development for Akamai, and with previous executive leadership roles at Intel, BMC Software, and Symantec, Dr. Ken Berryman brings over 20 years of software industry experience to the board. “Fuzzy Logix is an exciting... Read more
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Business Wire
Symantec Research Finds IoT Devices Increasingly Used to Carry out DDoS AttacksSymantec’s Security Response team has discovered that cybercriminals are hijack
Symantec Research Finds IoT Devices Increasingly Used to Carry out DDoS Attacks
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec’s Security Response team has discovered that cybercriminals are hijacking home networks and everyday consumer connected devices to help carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on more profitable targets, usually large... Read more
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dna
India 4th in ransomware attack; Hyd police to trace casesencrypts files in a user's computer and blocks access until the user pays a cer
India 4th in ransomware attack; Hyd police to trace cases
dna / Posted 5 days ago
encrypts files in a user's computer and blocks access until the user pays a certain sum of money. Norton by Symantec, one of the global leaders in cyber security software, in its latest research, found that globally consumers are the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ransomware emerges as the most dangerous cyberthreat facing consumers: Norton by Symantecthere is no guarantee that paying the ransom will release those padlocks," said
Ransomware emerges as the most dangerous cyberthreat facing consumers: Norton by Symantec
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
there is no guarantee that paying the ransom will release those padlocks," said Ritesh Chopra, Country Manager, Norton by Symantec. The report said that the perfection of the ransomware business model has created a gold-rush mentality among... Read more
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New Kerala
Ransomware most dangerous cyber threat globally: Norton by Symantec - newkerala.com #121802and individuals, with global losses now likely running to hundreds of millions
Ransomware most dangerous cyber threat globally: Norton by Symantec - newkerala.com #121802
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
and individuals, with global losses now likely running to hundreds of millions of dollars, a new study says. Norton by Symantec, one of the global leaders in cyber security software, found that globally, consumers are the most likely victims of... Read more
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Business Wire
SoftwareONE announces the creation of 100 new jobs as part of €16m expansion plan, supported by IDA Irelandsales designations and long-standing relationships with top partners such as Mi
SoftwareONE announces the creation of 100 new jobs as part of €16m expansion plan, supported by IDA Ireland
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
sales designations and long-standing relationships with top partners such as Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, VMware, Oracle, Citrix, Symantec, McAfee, and many more. SoftwareONE achieved over $5B in 2015 sales due to its 3,000 certified technology... Read more
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The Register
Galaxy Note 7 short stackMore News Bytes Apple has officially released macOS Sierra aka OS X 10.12, to
Galaxy Note 7 short stack
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
More News Bytes Apple has officially released macOS Sierra aka OS X 10.12, to the world. Symantec has issued a fix for a vulnerability that could cause its security tools to crash or be potentially hijacked by malware. If the software scans a... Read more
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The Register
macOS Sierra fixes vulnsNews Bytes Looking to replace your pyrotechnics prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Y
macOS Sierra fixes vulns
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
News Bytes Looking to replace your pyrotechnics prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7? You might want to hurry before they run out. Symantec has issued a fix for a vulnerability that could cause its security tools to crash or be potentially hijacked by... Read more
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The Register
Symantec patches AV holeSymantec has issued a fix for a vulnerability that could cause its security too
Symantec patches AV hole
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
Symantec has issued a fix for a vulnerability that could cause its security tools to crash or be potentially hijacked by malware. If the software scans a booby-trapped RAR archive, it can wind up attempting to execute code smuggled within, we're... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No Oneinspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter
Congress to Bureaucrats: Trust No One
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 6 days ago
inspection, and all behavior is untrusted until validated, explained Rob Potter, vice president for the public sector at Symantec. "This level of inspection and monitoring requires both additional capability and increased time to access and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Clients Shielded From Cybercrimeof cyber security solutions to the local business market." MTN Business's secu
Business Clients Shielded From Cybercrime
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
of cyber security solutions to the local business market." MTN Business's security portfolio includes MTN Email Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection, advanced Next Generation Firewall, Virtual Firewall, Vulnerability Assessment, MobileIron... Read more
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Small Business Computing
Symantec Launches Endpoint Protection CloudSmall businesses face a complex and unforgiving security landscape. Responding
Symantec Launches Endpoint Protection Cloud
Small Business Computing / Posted 7 days ago
Small businesses face a complex and unforgiving security landscape. Responding to their plight, Symantec has launched a new offering that lets small companies mount strong defenses against cyber-attacks while—at the same time—simplifying security... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
IT firm may add 150 jobs in Lake MaryRoseville, Minnesota, as a location for the jobs. Veritas, headquartered in Mo
IT firm may add 150 jobs in Lake Mary
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Roseville, Minnesota, as a location for the jobs. Veritas, headquartered in Mountain View, California, was owned by Symantec before it was bought out by a private equity firm earlier this year. The company joins several other firms that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why does Wells Fargo's CEO still have a job?Sonic Corp. --Stephen W. Sanger, former CEO, General Mills (2003): Pfizer Inc.
Why does Wells Fargo's CEO still have a job?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
Sonic Corp. --Stephen W. Sanger, former CEO, General Mills (2003): Pfizer Inc. --Susan G. Swenson, CEO, Novatel (1998): Harmonic Inc., Novatel Wireless. --Suzanne M. Vautrinot, cyber security expert (February 2015): Ecolab Inc., Symant... Read more
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Business Wire
Symantec Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Tenth Consecutive YearMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the glob
Symantec Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for Tenth Consecutive Year
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in cyber security, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the tenth consecutive year and to the Dow Jones Sustainability World... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Illumina, Secret Giant Of DNA Sequencing, Is Bringing Its Tech To The Massesafter 17 years at the helm. His replacement, soft-spoken MIT-trained computer s
Illumina, Secret Giant Of DNA Sequencing, Is Bringing Its Tech To The Masses
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
after 17 years at the helm. His replacement, soft-spoken MIT-trained computer scientist Francis deSouza, was recruited from Symantec to expand the company's global footprint and build out software products to sit on top of the instruments and other... Read more
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Money Management
Cyber security industry to reach $100Bit's the government level, whether it's the corporation level, or whether it's
Cyber security industry to reach $100B
Money Management / Posted 8 days ago
it's the government level, whether it's the corporation level, or whether it's the individuals. Companies like Symantec, for example who are providing anti-virus solutions. You've got companies like FireEye who are providing corporates... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Symantec Corporation: SYMC Stock Needs a Handle to Really Soarlog their worst-performing month of the year. When selling becomes the order of
Symantec Corporation: SYMC Stock Needs a Handle to Really Soar
Profit Confidential / Posted 11 days ago
log their worst-performing month of the year. When selling becomes the order of the day, even the best performers, like Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), get hit. Portfolio liquidation is not a discriminating process, and very few names can... Read more
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CNBC
Symantec, the 'future king' in cybersecurity, to rally 22%, Guggenheim saysGuggenheim Securities initiated Symantec with a buy rating on Thursday, citing
Symantec, the 'future king' in cybersecurity, to rally 22%, Guggenheim says
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
Guggenheim Securities initiated Symantec with a buy rating on Thursday, citing a strong franchise, attractive valuation and positive catalysts from the recent acquisition of Blue Coat Systems. "Symantec is one of few vendors in security to surpass... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Chicago investment firm makes majority investment in R2integrateddigital and technology-driven marketing strategies. Clients include Microsoft,
Chicago investment firm makes majority investment in R2integrated
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
digital and technology-driven marketing strategies. Clients include Microsoft, Hershey, Chevron, American Cancer Society, Symantec and MasterCard. Founded in 2003, the company has grown in part through acquisitions of smaller firms. Last year,... Read more
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Business Wire
Arcserve Appoints Nikhil Korgaonkar as Regional Sales Director for Indiawell as building channel confidence and establishing the go-to-market strategy
Arcserve Appoints Nikhil Korgaonkar as Regional Sales Director for India
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
well as building channel confidence and establishing the go-to-market strategy in India following the company’s split from Symantec. Before joining Symantec in 2013, he spent over seven years in various regional leadership positions at Dell where... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Cyber Skills In High Demand Well Into The FutureSoftware and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is working with the Data Security Cou
Cyber Skills In High Demand Well Into The Future
Online Recruitment / Posted 14 days ago
Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is working with the Data Security Council of India and the security software firm Symantec to launch National Occupational Standards, a program aimed at creating a pool of certified cybersecurity... Read more
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The Columbian
Pentagon’s ‘rebel alliance’ chief seeks to boost digital prowessdescribing his role as “The Man.” “And I thought that was a compliment so I sa
Pentagon’s ‘rebel alliance’ chief seeks to boost digital prowess
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
describing his role as “The Man.” “And I thought that was a compliment so I said, ‘Thank you,'” Comey told attendees at a Symantec Corp. cybersecurity conference Aug. 30. “And she said, ‘Dad, I don’t mean that in a good way. I mean you’re The Man.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Are your kitchen appliances watching you?and nearly 1 in 2 respondents said they had negative feelings about the digital
Are your kitchen appliances watching you?
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
and nearly 1 in 2 respondents said they had negative feelings about the digital future. For software and services companies, from Kaspersky to Symantec and Microsoft, more objects coming online may be an opportunity to expand their own busin... Read more
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Small Business Computing
3 Big Security Threats Targeting Small Businessfunds doesn't guarantee that cybercriminals will uphold their end of the bargai
3 Big Security Threats Targeting Small Business
Small Business Computing / Posted 17 days ago
funds doesn't guarantee that cybercriminals will uphold their end of the bargain. According to a recent report (PDF) from Symantec, the average ransom demand—$294 at the end of 2015—has climbed to $679 today. Sure, it may a small price to pay to... Read more
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Federal Times
US-Gulf cyber working group formed at Dubai forumin the Middle East don’t have sufficient capabilities to combat sophisticated c
US-Gulf cyber working group formed at Dubai forum
Federal Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the Middle East don’t have sufficient capabilities to combat sophisticated cyberattacks, according to a study from Symantec and Deloitte. The U.S. Chamber-hosted forum addressed how a breach could lead to significant financial loss and... Read more
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Computer World Australia
The secret to addressing the cyber security skills gap? Womendiversity in the field. But this is just one reason. Recruiting more women into
The secret to addressing the cyber security skills gap? Women
Computer World Australia / Posted 18 days ago
diversity in the field. But this is just one reason. Recruiting more women into cyber security will help overcome what Symantec predicts will be a global shortfall of 1.5 million information security workers by 2019 (in Australia alone, the... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Shares of Symantec Jumped 18% in AugustImage source: Symantec. What happened Shares of cybersecurity company Symante
Why Shares of Symantec Jumped 18% in August
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Image source: Symantec. What happened Shares of cybersecurity company Symantec(NASDAQ: SYMC) rose 18.1% in August, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence, driven by a strong earnings report and a handful of analyst upgrades.So... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Shares of Symantec Jumped 18% in AugustImage source: Symantec. Continue Reading Below What happened Shares of cyber
Why Shares of Symantec Jumped 18% in August
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
Image source: Symantec. Continue Reading Below What happened Shares of cybersecurity company Symantec(NASDAQ: SYMC) rose 18.1% in August, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence, driven by a strong earnings report and a handful... Read more
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Federal Times
Cyberwar and Popcorn: 'Zero Days' movie stokes legitimateso even when system administrators became aware of the attack, there was no imm
Cyberwar and Popcorn: 'Zero Days' movie stokes legitimate
Federal Times / Posted 18 days ago
so even when system administrators became aware of the attack, there was no immediate digital solution. Fourth, Symantec researchers stated that the virtually bug-free Stuxnet code was something they had not seen before or since, which... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
'My desktop was gone'security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed t
'My desktop was gone'
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed to a bunch of coding flaws in both Norton and Symantec's security products. Google's Project Zero team say the vulnerabilities they've discovered allow unscrupulous... Read more
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Op-Ed News
FOCUS: Distrust of 2016's Hackable Election Is a Media Landslide With Just One Solution: Hand-Counted Paper Ballotssafety net set up by the Department of Homeland Security." CBS News wrote Augu
FOCUS: Distrust of 2016's Hackable Election Is a Media Landslide With Just One Solution: Hand-Counted Paper Ballots
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
safety net set up by the Department of Homeland Security." CBS News wrote August 10, 2016, about "the hackers at Symantec Security Response" who demonstrated how "Election Day results could be manipulated by an affordable device you can... Read more
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CIO
Security an afterthought in connected home, wearable devicesfeedback of nearly 100 organizations, including ADT, American Greetings, Device
Security an afterthought in connected home, wearable devices
CIO / Posted 18 days ago
feedback of nearly 100 organizations, including ADT, American Greetings, Device Authority, Malwarebytes, Microsoft, NAR, Symantec, consumer and privacy advocates, international testing organizations, academic institutions and U.S. government and... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
'My desktop was gone'security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed t
'My desktop was gone'
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed to a bunch of coding flaws in both Norton and Symantec's security products. Google's Project Zero team say the vulnerabilities they've discovered allow unscrupulous... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
'My desktop was gone'security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed t
'My desktop was gone'
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 18 days ago
security analysts – whose jobs are to search out security bugs – have pointed to a bunch of coding flaws in both Norton and Symantec's security products. Google's Project Zero team say the vulnerabilities they've discovered allow unscrupulous... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Everyone at school saw me having sex’online harassment, while more than three quarters of males under 30 have encoun
‘Everyone at school saw me having sex’
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
online harassment, while more than three quarters of males under 30 have encountered it, according to a Norton by Symantec survey of more than 2000 people. While women are more likely to face gender-based harassment, sextortion and... Read more
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