Blog Posts Tagged with "Symantec"


Average Cost of a Corporate Data Breach $7.2 Million

March 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"System failure dropped nine points to 27 percent in 2010. This trend indicates organizations may be more conscientious in ensuring their systems can prevent and mitigate breaches through new security technologies and compliance with security policies and regulations..."

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Trojan Utilizes Modified Security Solution Code

March 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Kingsoft WebShield has the ability to lock the home page to a specific domain as well as to redirect URLs based entirely on plain text configuration files... a person with malicious intent can repackage it using malicious configuration files and use this as a home-made Trojan package..."

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Norton Cybercrime Index

February 17, 2011 Added by:Ben Keeley

Norton (Symantec) released a new cybercrime tool, it's pitched as a tool that 'measures and warns people about cybercrime risks around the world'. At first glance the Internet version is a very slick and smooth interface, which displays recent trends for ID theft, malware, spam and fraud...

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Symantec Releases MessageLabs 2010 Security Report

December 16, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Many social networking platforms and social media web sites were being routinely abused and exploited; for example, by providing a rich seam from which personal information can be tapped about an individual in reconnaissance as a prelude to a more targeted attack...

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Stuxnet Developed to Halt Iran's Uranium Enrichment

November 15, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Researchers from Symantec have concluded that Stuxnet was designed to interfere with the performance of high-speed electric motors, the types which would be required to operate the gas centrifuges used in the refinement process...

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Small Businesses Need Protection from Security Threats

November 13, 2010 Added by:Dan Dieterle

Zero day exploits, which are previously unidentified software exploits that allow hackers complete remote access to your system, are found constantly. Keeping up with these can be a chore, but is a critical step in protecting your network...

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A Whopping Ten Percent of UK Victims of Online Fraud

November 11, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The revelation that the number of victims is so substantial should compel online retailers and services to redouble efforts to eliminate vulnerabilities such as cross-sight scripting (XSS), and should increase the prevalence of security measures like utilizing SSL enabled websites...

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An Interview with Symantec CEO Enrique Salem

March 29, 2010 Added by:Rahul Neel Mani

Enrique Salem, President and CEO of Symantec, in a conversation with Vinita Gupta, discusses the new challenges that CIOs are facing and Symantec's roadmap for the years ahead.

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