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Security Roundup: 500% increase in ransomware in 2013

Security Roundup: 500% increase in ransomware in 2013

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This week’s roundup takes a look at the increase in ransomware, the new ‘heartbleed’ bug, and Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:59AM
Mobile malware roundup: Panda uncovers scam using fake WhatsApp ads on Facebook

Mobile malware roundup: Panda uncovers scam using fake WhatsApp ads on Facebook

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Four of the top security software firms have reported on the threats that smartphone and tablet owners face.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:33PM
Cost of cybercrime in the UK falls by £1 billion

Cost of cybercrime in the UK falls by £1 billion

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The cost of cybercrime has plummeted by a billion pounds in the last year, a report has found.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:58AM
Norton accuses Facebook of leaking Android phone numbers

Norton accuses Facebook of leaking Android phone numbers

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Norton’s new Mobile Insight technology has flagged the Android Facebook app for leaking device phone numbers without users’ permission.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 1st 2013 at 1:31PM

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Analysis: Bring Your Own Device

Analysis: Bring Your Own Device

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The mobile device sector has truly changed the way business gets done across every industry. And by far the most important change has been the practice of bringing your own ...

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Apr 4th 2013 at 10:00AM
Flame creator sends suicide command to remove malware from infected computers

Flame creator sends suicide command to remove malware from infected computers

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Symantec has picked up the suicide command sent by the creators of Flame, which removes the malware from infected computers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 8th 2012 at 1:56PM
'Hackers attempted to extort money' reveals Symantec

'Hackers attempted to extort money' reveals Symantec

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The Security firm has revealed that hackers tried to extort money in exchange for keeping source code private.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Feb 8th 2012 at 2:51PM
Symantec tells users to disable PCAnywhere

Symantec tells users to disable PCAnywhere

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Security software vendor Symantec has told customers to stop using the remote control software PCAnywhere based on a source code theft back in 2006.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 27th 2012 at 7:10AM

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Norton 360 v6 public beta launched

Norton 360 v6 public beta launched

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Symantec has released the public beta of its Norton 360 v6 security software.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 11th 2011 at 11:11AM
Ingram Micro EMEA announces launch of Channel Transformation Alliance

Ingram Micro EMEA announces launch of Channel Transformation Alliance

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Ingram Micro EMEA has announced the launch of the Channel Transformation Alliance, which aims to offer help and support to IT resellers in areas such as cloud computing, emerging technologies, ...

Helen French
by Helen French
on Sep 19th 2011 at 11:22AM
New malware makes money from your GPU

New malware makes money from your GPU

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Security software vendor Symantec unveiled a new Windows trojan called Badminer which will use an infected machine's GPU card to mine for the Bitcoin virtual currency.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Aug 18th 2011 at 9:15AM
Win a Lotus Elise with Norton

Win a Lotus Elise with Norton

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Norton is giving PCR readers the chance to win a Lotus Elise sports car, as well as Apple iPads.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Dec 14th 2010 at 3:54PM

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Spam continues to fall

Spam continues to fall

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The volume of email spam has continued to drop following the shut down of several botnets pumping out unwanted email, security outfit Symantec has found

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 12th 2010 at 7:35AM
Ingram Micro takes over London Eye

Ingram Micro takes over London Eye

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Ingram Micro today hosted a unilateral trade event in the heart of the capital, occupying the London Eye and the London Film Museum.

by Nicky Trup
on Oct 6th 2010 at 3:10PM
Android app secretly uploads user GPS location

Android app secretly uploads user GPS location

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Symantec has warned of a game available on the Android Marketplace which periodically uploads GPS data from handset running the game.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Aug 17th 2010 at 4:21AM
Windows 2000 PCs under attack

Windows 2000 PCs under attack

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Symantec has observed a number of attacks on PCs using the Windows 2000 operating system that haven’t installed a recent Windows Media Service patch.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Jun 4th 2010 at 10:58AM

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Symantec snaps up VeriSign

Symantec snaps up VeriSign

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Symantec has bought the VeriSign's security business, comprising its identity and authentication operations.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on May 20th 2010 at 11:32AM
Mac users 'under threat' from malware

Mac users 'under threat' from malware

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Apple users are becoming increasingly vulnerable to malware threats, a Symantec exec has said.

by Nicky Trup
on Apr 7th 2010 at 3:10PM
Marketplace: This month's hottest hardware and software

Marketplace: This month's hottest hardware and software

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Security has been a key theme in new product launches this month, from new software packages to secure storage devices.

by Nicky Trup
on Apr 6th 2010 at 9:37AM
75% of businesses have suffered cyber-attacks

75% of businesses have suffered cyber-attacks

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Over the last year 75 per cent of enterprises suffered some form of cyber attacks, with 36 per cent of those rating the attacks somewhat or highly effective, according to ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 11:17AM