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Symantec finds fake AV being distributed using HSBC phishing emails 
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Symantec finds fake AV being distributed using HSBC phishing emails

Fake HSBC emails are being spread, asking users to install a malicious version of Rapport, a legitimate security program designed to protect online bank accounts from fraud.
Symantec blames Lazarus for malware targeting banks in 31 countries 
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Symantec blames Lazarus for malware targeting banks in 31 countries

Lazarus Group, widely thought to originate from North Korea, has been driven into the light once again, if reports from Symantec are to be believed.
Symantec caught issuing illegal certificates for second time in two years 
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Symantec caught issuing illegal certificates for second time in two years

Symantec improperly issued 108 invalidated transport layer security certificates..
Hackers sow Discord among gamers 
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Hackers sow Discord among gamers

Cyber-criminals use VoIP services to infect gamers with malware
Symantec spots malware targeting SWIFT customers 
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Symantec spots malware targeting SWIFT customers

Symantec claims to have spotted a new campaign that has attempted to exploit SWIFT customers in a very familiar way.
And the country with the most bot Infections is... Turkey 
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And the country with the most bot Infections is... Turkey

Researchers at Symantec's Norton division found that Turkey has the largest number of "bot" infections with one bot for every 1,139 internet users.
100 new ransomware families ID'd in 2015, as campaigns adopt APT tactics 
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100 new ransomware families ID'd in 2015, as campaigns adopt APT tactics

In its new special report Ransomware and Businesses 2016, Symantec declares that within the last year, ransomware has rapidly advanced in maturity and severity, while also exploding in terms of overall numbers.
New banking malware stops customers from cancelling payment cards 
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New banking malware stops customers from cancelling payment cards

Symantec has spotted a new banking malware that stops a victim from cancelling a compromised payment card by blocking calls from the infected device to the bank's customer service department.
LinkedinGate: industry reacts to new scale of 2012 breach 
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LinkedinGate: industry reacts to new scale of 2012 breach

With the news of over 100 million user login credentials being stolen from online professional networking website LinkedIn, the industry offers it's viewpoints on passwords, and LinkedIn's choice of encryption.
Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug 
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Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug

The Google Project Zero team has found a vulnerability in Symantec's Antivirus Engine that results in instant blue-screening and kernel memory corruption without user action on Windows.
Australia is a bigger target than ever for hackers - and here's why 
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Australia is a bigger target than ever for hackers - and here's why

We talk to Symantec about its latest security report, and why we're at greater risk.
Symantec survey finds that almost half of Australian women are harassed online 
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Symantec survey finds that almost half of Australian women are harassed online

Even worse, there's signs that it could be becoming the new normal.
Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, and Windows 10-ready 
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Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, and Windows 10-ready

Symantec has announced public betas for Norton Security 2016 and Norton Security with Backup 2016.
Introducing Regin: one of the most sophisticated espionage bugs ever discovered 
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Introducing Regin: one of the most sophisticated espionage bugs ever discovered

Worry only if you have something to hide...
Symantec follows HP's lead, will split in two 
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Symantec follows HP's lead, will split in two

Security and storage businesses go their separate ways.
Norton Security 2015 now available 
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Norton Security 2015 now available

Symantec has announced the first full release of Norton Security and Norton Security with Backup.
Fitness trackers pose stalking risk 
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Fitness trackers pose stalking risk

Wearables broadcasting their identity could be used to follow individuals' movements, researchers claim.
Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled 
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Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled

Symantec has unveiled the first public betas of its forthcoming Norton security products.
Is antivirus dead? Not just yet... 
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Is antivirus dead? Not just yet...

Symantec has proclaimed antivirus dead, but you'd be "silly" to stop using signature-based anti-malware systems.
Dumb hackers leave encryption keys on victims' PCs 
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Dumb hackers leave encryption keys on victims' PCs

Scammers' botched encryption leaves victims with key to escape.
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