Data breaches – security incidents where user information becomes publically exposed or stolen – are a serious issue for an organization. The exposure of customer data can lead to a loss of confidence in the organization by its users, said Symantec.
The October Symantec Intelligence Report finds that scammers are taking advantage of Instagram’s popularity which has recently crossed the 100-million user mark. The scammers are approaching it from a variety of angles, in much the same way as they have on other social networks, Symantec said in a statement.
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are more aware of the importance of IT security in their operations as several trends drive them to adopt a more holistic view of security, according to Symantec Corp.
Security solutions provider Symantec Corp has announced new offerings in Malaysia to help businesses accelerate their mobility initiatives and meet the challenges of managing a mobile workforce.
Symantec said it has discovered an Android app – Android.Sumzand – that claims to convert the smartphone screen into a solar panel that can charge the battery, but actually steals contact data.
Symantec Corp has announced updates to its backup appliances, NetBackup 5220 and Backup Exec 3600, which now include the latest NetBackup 7.5 and Backup Exec 2012 software the company announced earlier this year.
Symantec Corp and Red Hat Inc have announced an extended collaboration to deliver solutions that help customers deploy agile private and hybrid clouds and create highly resilient data centers. The expanded relationship spans engineering, marketing, support, and sales groups in both companies.
Security blog fileperms recently published a report detailing the extent of the security vulnerabilities still persisting on popular smartphone instant messaging service WhatsApp.
TIime is running out for Malaysian companies to comply with the imminent implementation of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
Security alerts are being issued over Madi, a trojan used in targeted campaigns and observed in the wild since last December. Targets of the Madi campaign appear to be all over the spectrum but include oil companies, US-based think-tanks, a foreign consulate, as well as various governmental agencies, including some in the energy sector, and it has spread to countries beyond the Middle East.