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Symantec: Antivirus software is 'dead' - doesn't catch half of cyberattacks

Symantec: Antivirus software is 'dead' - doesn't catch half of cyberattacks

By 6 May 2014

We live in a technological modern era, and Symantec Corporation just admitted it has trouble keeping up with the times. Symantec is a security software company headquartered in Mountain View. It is known for making Norton-branded antivirus products, and... >>

Personal Facebook data accidentally leaked to advertisers

Personal Facebook data accidentally leaked to advertisers

By 11 May 2011

Oh dear, another day and another personal data leak story - this time concerning Facebook. Online security expert Symantec has stated, via its blog, that: "Third parties, in particular advertisers, have accidentally had access to Facebook users’ accounts... >>

Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability warnings

Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability warnings

By 19 January 2010

Microsoft has announced a zero-day vulnerability that affects its internet browser, Internet Explorer, versions 6, 7 and 8.   Symantec explains in layman's terms this means "there's a hole in Internet Explorer which a cybercriminal can take advantage... >>

Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - software, services, apps

Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - software, services, apps

By 5 November 2009

It's been a bumper year in 2009 for software, services and apps as the overarching trend of tech creeps glacially away from its hardware focus and more towards what the Internet and its friends can do for us. So, before you shout out in the comments who... >>

The A to Z of cyber crime

The A to Z of cyber crime

By 26 October 2009

The profile of the hacker has changed dramatically since their first appearance on the consumer internet radar 20 or so years ago and, with it, so has the nature of their crime. Whereas online attacks were anarchic attempts to undermine the system, what... >>

Norton AntiVirus 2010 - PC
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Norton AntiVirus 2010 - PC

By 1 October 2009

We’ve seen a few new arrivals in the security software market for 2010 so far but are yet to experience any dramatic improvements, certainly in terms of new features and innovations. Rarely one to rest on its laurels, Symantec has been busy putting... >>

Symantec launches Norton 2010 products

Symantec launches Norton 2010 products

By 18 September 2009

Following the beta releases earlier in the year, Symantec has now officially launched its 2010 Norton products. Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010 get new security tech, codenamed "Quorum", for what's said to be fast detection of... >>

Norton Internet Security and AntiVirus 2010 betas available

Norton Internet Security and AntiVirus 2010 betas available

By 6 July 2009

Symantec has released Norton Internet Security 2010 and Norton AntiVirus 2010 betas ahead of their official launch in autumn 2009. Offering a new protection model, codenamed "Quorum", the new software features new "reputation-based security technologies"... >>

VIDEO: New Twitter threats identified

VIDEO: New Twitter threats identified

By 24 June 2009

Two new Twitter security threats have been revealed, as users of the micro-blogging site appear to be increasingly targeted for malware attacks. Sophos brings news that Guy Kawasaki's Twitter account has been used to spread malware that targets both Windows... >>

Britons not backing-up their "digital life"

Britons not backing-up their "digital life"

By 27 May 2009

Only a third of us (34%) back up our PC content on a regular basis and just 22% back up all their content, says Symantec, maker of Norton back-up software. The company says UK consumers are more likely to check the oil and water in their car regularly... >>


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