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Symantec Patents Method To Weed Out Fake Or Malicious Torrents

01/15/2014, For the most part when it comes to downloading torrents, spotting a fake or one laced with malware is relatively easy as you would only have to scan the comments and the negative votes. However there are times when the torrent might be new or unpopular...

Symantec releases Norton 2013 public beta

05/05/2012, Symantec, the largest maker of personal computer security software, has released the first public beta of Norton Antivirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013. Symantec hopes to offer the best ever user experience, both on existing...

Symantec Says Purpose for Flashback Botnet was Profit

05/01/2012,   The Botnet called ‘Flashback’ which infected over 600,000 Mac computers a while back is believed to have been created to net its authors as much as $10,000 a day. According to a blog post by Symantec, the primary motivation behind the alleged...

Google Play Removes 29 Data Stealing Apps with Symantec’s Help

04/18/2012, In another episode of the battle against malicious app developers, Google has removed a total of 29 applications from its Play Store for Android devices. The apps allegedly harvested email address along with phone numbers and uploaded them to command...

Hacker releases Symantec’s source code

02/07/2012, Remember the story that hit the wire earlier this morning, where a hacker calling himself YamaTough was negotiating with Symantec concerning a $50,000 blackmail, in order to prevent the source code from being released? That is discovered to be a ruse...

Huawei to buyout Symantec’s stake in their joint venture

11/15/2011, Huawei, a company known for putting out affordable mobile devices has announced their plans to buy out the remaining 49% stake in their Symantec joint venture. For those unfamiliar, Symantec is a company that specializes in security software for...

Norton Tablet Security announced

11/02/2011, Left and right, you see and hear about computers as well as smartphones getting hit by viruses and malware – and this scourge needs to be stamped out, although it would be impossible to do so in a classic game of cat and mouse. Well, the...

Norton Anti-Theft Protects Lost Mobile Devices

10/02/2011, Symantec launched Norton Anti-Theft, a web-based service that enables people to remotely lock, locate and retrieve lost or stolen mobile devices. There are many similar products on the market, such as Find My iPhone by Apple, GadgetTrak, AccuTracking,...

Samsung 470 SSD now with Norton Ghost

08/02/2011, One of the main problems about upgrading your hard disk is having to backup, transfer files, and reinstalling all your programs. The hassle alone usually puts people off from upgrading their hard disk drives, which means they usually keep them in their...

Microsoft Ready To Roll Out Own Antivirus

06/11/2009, Microsoft is on a roll with its new (and free, to boot!) security service known as Morro, where it will debut sometime in the second half of 2009. Hopefully Morro will be a much better effort compared to the failure that was Live OneCare. It will be...