Symantec is the global leader in cyber security

Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.


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Symantec Discovers New Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting Middle Eastern Government and Business Organizations August 14, 2018
Leafminer Attack Group Attempts to Infiltrate Targets Through Various Means of Intrusion Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, announced the new discovery of a cyber espionage campaign from a group called Leafminer, which has been targeting government organizations and business verticals across the Middle East since at least early 2017. Leafminer attempts to infiltrate target networks using three main techniques for intrusion: watering hole websites, vulnerability scans of network services on the internet, and brute-force/dictionary login attempts. The group’s post-compromise toolkit suggests that it is looking for email data, files and database servers on compromised target systems. “Leafminer’s interest in email data indicates that espionage is the primary motivation,” said Einar Oftedal, vice president, Detection Research at Symantec. “The group is highly active and uses publicly available tools that don’t generally set off alerts, along with...
Symantec Receives Notification of Deficiency from Nasdaq Related to Delayed Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q August 13, 2018
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) received on August 10, 2018 a standard notice from Nasdaq stating that, as a result of not having timely filed its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 29, 2018, Symantec is not in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1), which requires timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Nasdaq notice has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of Symantec’s common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. As previously announced, Symantec received a notice of non-compliance from Nasdaq on May 31, 2018 due to delay in the filing of Symantec’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 30, 2018 (the “Form 10-K”). Under Nasdaq’s listing rules, Symantec was permitted to submit to Nasdaq a plan to regain compliance with the Nasdaq Listing Rules. Symantec previously submitted such a plan to the Nasdaq Staff, and Nasdaq has granted Symantec until November 26, 2018...
Norton Core Validates Need for Home Wi-Fi Network Security: More Than 90 Million Threats Blocked in First Year August 9, 2018
Routers remain the most targeted and exploited device in the home 1 Since launching in August 2017, Symantec’s Norton Core secure Wi-Fi router for the connected home has blocked more than 90 million threats at the network level. Powered by Symantec’s global Threat Intelligence Network, the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence network, Norton Core is helping defend consumers’ home networks from hackers, botnets and other sophisticated and aggressive malicious attacks. Last year, a staggering 143 million Americans experienced cybercrime or know someone who has – more than half the U.S. adult online population 2 . Further, Symantec research 1 found there was a 600 percent increase in overall IoT attacks since 2017, with routers identified as the most attacked device in the home. As the world becomes more connected – analyst firm Gartner 3 estimated 8.4 billion IoT devices would be in use by the end of 2017. “Norton Core was developed to address the alarming trend of IoT attacks,...

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