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EU GDPR - nine out of ten don't understand it

EU GDPR - nine out of ten don't understand it

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The sheer scale of companies' lack of comprehension of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is revealed in a new survey from Symantec

Symantec spots malware targeting SWIFT organisations

Symantec spots malware targeting SWIFT organisations

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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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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.

Android. Lockerscreen using pseudo-random passcodes

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The Android.Lockerscreen ransomware is now using pseudorandom numbers and other tactics to prevent victims from unlocking devices without paying.

Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug

Symantec products vulnerable to buffer overflow bug

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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.

By the numbers: Just how important is transparency to security posture?

By the numbers: Just how important is transparency to security posture?

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Symantec's new report has been released, showing some interesting numbers on how many companies actively fail to report breaches, but how much does transparency really matter in keeping data safe?

Cyber-criminals becoming increasingly professional

Cyber-criminals becoming increasingly professional

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Report from Symantec finds that cyber-criminals are reaching same level of sophistication as nation-state hackers.

Robin Who? Dridex botnet replaced with antivirus software

Robin Who? Dridex botnet replaced with antivirus software

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A mysterious Good Samaritan has replaced the code on certain parts of the villanous Dridex botnet with Avira Anti-virus installers.

Two new cyber-espionage groups targeting ISPs inside Iran

Two new cyber-espionage groups targeting ISPs inside Iran

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Previously unknown cyber-espionage groups have been attacking individuals mainly in Iran but also the UK, US, Germany and Holland for the past 18 months or more, says Symantec.

Symantec confirms Macs are vulnerable to ransomware

Symantec confirms Macs are vulnerable to ransomware

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The cyber-security giant, Symantec are now sure that Mac OS X is vulnerable to ransomware

ICYMI: hospital in email breach; crashing Chrome; Symantec purges; ICO more free; Apple apps snapped

ICYMI: hospital in email breach; crashing Chrome; Symantec purges; ICO more free; Apple apps snapped

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In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): NHS hospital email breached; crash Google Chrome in 16 chars; Symantec dismisses staff over certs; ICO moved from MOJ to Culture; Apple apps infected with malware.

Symantec purges employees after unauthorised use of Google SSL certificates

Symantec purges employees after unauthorised use of Google SSL certificates

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Symantec have fired several staff members after they created unauthorised and potentially malicious Google SSL certificates

Symantec now protecting one billion IoT devices

Symantec now protecting one billion IoT devices

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Symantec reported that its security software is now protecting more than 1 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices and as this number expands so will security risks associated with these products.

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