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Symantec’s Annual Threat Report Reveals Formjacking, Other Activities Pose Serious Threat To Businesses And Consumers
Faced with diminishing returns from ransomware and cryptojacking, cyber criminals are doubling down on alternative methods such as formjacking to make money, according to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) Volume 24. Symantec’s ISTR provides an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal... Read more
Symantec Introduces Advanced EDR Tools and Fully-Managed Service to Stop the Most Dangerous Cyber Threats
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced a new Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (MEDR) service and enhanced EDR 4.0 technology. These advancements improve attack discovery and incident response using AI-driven analytics and automation to quickly discover and stop sophisticated cyber attacks. Enterprise IT... Read more
Symantec and Fortinet Partner To Deliver Robust And Comprehensive Cloud Security Service
Cybersecurity industry leaders Symantec and Fortinet have announced an expansive partnership agreement today, to provide customers of both platforms the best-in-tier security solutions and products. By using Symantec’s secure, cloud-based delivery and deployment product called Web Security Service integrated with Fortinet’s FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall, business can now expect top-of-the-line,... Read more
Symantec Expands Service Portfolio With Security, Workload Innovations
Cyber security may not be as mainstream as smartphones and esports, but it’s still a reality that deserves at the very least, a deeper read-through. Symantec has been one of the most-recognized companies dealing in cloud-based services that go beyond storage, and now they have strengthened their already impressive... Read more
Sowbug: Cyber espionage group targets South American and Southeast Asian governments

Symantec has identified a previously unknown group called Sowbug that has been conducting highly targeted cyber attacks against organizations in South America and Southeast Asia and appears to be heavily focused on foreign policy institutions and diplomatic targets.

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Businesses most at risk from new breed of ransomware

Symantec’s latest research paper on ransomware has found that businesses were the main victims of the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks, with corporate networks the ideal breeding ground for this new generation of self-propagating threats.

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Petya ransomware outbreak: Here’s what you need to know

A new strain of Petya ransomware has struck Europe and is spreading around the world, affecting many organizations. Symantec has confirmed that the Petya ransomware, like WannaCry, is using an EternalBlue exploit to spread.

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WannaCry Alert: How To Keep Your System Protected

In the wake of WannaCry, Symantec shares a few tips to protect your computer from ransomware and other virus attacks.

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Android O no! Android O causes problems for mobile ransomware developers

The first developer preview of Google’s latest mobile operating system, Android O, has been released. As usual, the newest version of Android has several new features and updates. One of those updates has a direct impact on many Android ransomware threats.

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Alarming Increase in Targeted Attacks Aimed at Politically Motivated Sabotage and Subversion

Cyber criminals revealed new levels of ambition in 2016 – a year marked by extraordinary attacks, including virtual bank heists and overt attempts to disrupt the U.S. electoral process , according to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report.

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