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Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has made a 5.09% comeback from a 12-month low price of $24.94. It was seen 1.98% higher, changing the price to $26.21, when the closing bell rang on 03/26/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $25.7 and $26.255. This company shares ...
Hussam Sidani, regional manager for Gulf, Symantec says cryptojacking is a rising threat to cyber and personal security. “The massive profit incentive puts people, devices and organisations at risk of unauthorised coinminers siphoning resources from their systems, further motivating criminals to infiltrate ...

Internet security firm Symantec has published their 23rd Internet Security Threat Report. The document identifies an increase in the incidents of cyber crime that involve cryptocurrency in some way. The most prominent examples are cryptojacking and ransomware attacks.
Hacking computers to surreptitiously siphon off processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies is on the rise according to Symantec. The cybersecurity company found an 8500 percent surge in so-called 'crypto jacking' cyber attacks in the final quarter of 2017, according to a new report. Out of all the hack ...
Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan tells John Kennedy that instant detection and response to cybersecurity threats is the only way forward in today's infosec world. Symantec CIO and senior vice-president Sheila Jordan joined the IT security giant in 2014 to drive its IT strategy and operations. A dynamic and ...
Symantec logo Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. SYMC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered ...

A report published this evening by Symantec outlines the rocky year consumers and business owners had online in 2017, covering everything from coin mining attacks and problems in the supply chain to ransomware, BEC attacks, and more. There was a shift in attack types and patterns as criminals ...
Many high profile UK sites still use Symantec certificates just days before Google will begin the process of dropping support for them with the next and upcoming releases of its Chrome browser. Google's looming disavowal of digital certificates issued by Symantec will occur across two effective dates, April ...
DigiCert reaches milestone for replacing Symantec certs DigiCert Inc. announced a major milestone: less than 1 percent of the top 1 million sites have yet to replace Symantec-issued certificates affected by upcoming browser distrust action. Mozilla released figures from its latest telemetry report earlier this ...
Finjan shares jumped yesterday on the news that the company had received the $65 million settlement payout from Symantec following the truce between the two businesses announced at the end of February. That sum, which is one of the largest received in settlement by an NPE in years, might increase ...
Symantec logo Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Symantec Co. (NASDAQ:SYMC) by 5.9% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 92,718 shares of the technology ...
Law360 (March 15, 2018, 10:28 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday upheld a decision that a data storage patent Intellectual Ventures accused Symantec of infringing is invalid for claiming a patent-ineligible abstract idea, even under a recent decision making such invalidations harder for accused infringers to win.
Google is urging website owners to take immediate action to replace digital certificates issued by Symantec that the company has previously identified as being untrustworthy. Starting with the April 17 release of Google's Chrome 66 browser, all Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) ...
DigiCert, which acquired Symantec's certificate business last August, announced Wednesday that approximately 20,000 Symantec certificates, including GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL brands, were to be revoked because their private keys had been exposed [DigiCert later revised the number to around ...
An Iran-based hacking group, called Chafer, is expanding its spying operations in the Middle East, according to a new report from Symantec. The cybersecurity firm said last year, Chafer attacked organizations in Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Cybersecurity experts ...
Symantec has ended a promotion that saw it offer discounts on Norton-branded products to members of the US National Rifle Association (NRA). The promotion's web page at https://us.norton.com/nra has disappeared, but remains in the archives of the Wayback Machine, which reveals members were ...
Symantec, the software giant behind products like Norton AntiVirus, has severed a partnership with the National Rifle Association after public pressure. “Symantec has stopped its discount program with the National Rifle Association,” a company spokesperson told The Verge in a statement. No other ...

When Greg Clark was recruited to Symantec, he was the third CEO to take the job in three years. He had a lot to do to win the confidence of investors and to prove that he could revamp the 35-year-old cybersecurity giant. Now, more than a year later, earnings have improved, Clark has integrated a batch of ...
Torjus Gylstorff, Symantec's vice president of worldwide partner sales and worldwide customer success, tells Channel Partners that Symantec partnered with Microsoft to optimize a number of its security products and services to support their joint customers. The partnership creates new opportunities for ...
Finjan shares jumped yesterday on the news that the company had received the $65 million settlement payout from Symantec following the truce between the two businesses announced at the end of February. That sum, which is one of the largest received in settlement by an NPE in years, might increase ...
The vendor will grandfather its partners and legacy Symantec website security partners into the combined partner program at their current tiers and begin the first new training and certification workshops during Q2 of 2018. It says it plans to continue evolving the partner program based on partner input as it ...
While the conflict between Google and Symantec was more or less solved last Summer, the fallout from those decisions is about to be felt. While DigiCert and Symantec have been hurrying to get customers migrated to the DigiCert PKI, the deadline for when Google Chrome (as well as Mozilla Firefox and ...
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold Symantec Corporation shares while 170 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 571.53 million shares or 3.02% more from 554.80 million shares in ...
Trustico dumps Symantec certificates It's been a bad couple of years for Symantec and its certificate business. After several breaches and a very public spat with Google, Symantec sold its certificate business in August 2017 to DigiCert. While the business is no longer owned or operated by Symantec it does ...
Previously in this series, we discussed Symantec's (SYMC) fiscal 3Q18 results. Let's have a look at how its operating segments performed in the last quarter. Let's start with Symantec's Enterprise Security segment, which comprises Endpoint Protection and DLP (Data Loss Prevention) sub-segments.
Diversity and inclusion are not just about ensuring equity in the workforce, but also in the markets companies serve — and progress begins with creating the time, space and tools to foster robust, if uncomfortable, conversations. That's according to executives from Symantec, Guitar Center and ...
That's the warning from Greg Clark, CEO of Symantec (symc, -0.58%), one of the nation's largest tech companies protecting computer networks from attacks by cyber criminals. Clark tells Fortune he expects more criminal hacks in 2018. “I think we've still got a ways to go before we're a lot safer,” he says.
The shares of Oasis Petroleum Inc. have increased by more than 7.37% this year alone. The shares recently went up by 0.11% or $0.01 and now trades at $9.03. The shares of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), has slumped by -1.25% year to date as of 01/26/2018. The shares currently trade at ...
Our proven model does not conclusively show that Symantec is likely to beat estimates this quarter, as it does not possess the key components. A stock needs to have both a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) for this to happen. You can uncover the best stocks to ...
Symantec's (NASDAQ: SYMC) impressive stock market rally abruptly halted last November after a mixed fiscal second-quarter report. The cybersecurity specialist topped analysts' revenue estimate but fell short of Wall Street's earnings expectations, and weaker-than-expected guidance added to its woes.
(Reuters) — Major global technology providers SAP, Symantec and McAfee have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software deeply embedded across the U.S. government, a Reuters investigation has found. The practice potentially jeopardizes the security of computer networks in at ...
Today's "Bear of the Day" is one of the struggling stocks in this industry, Symantec Corporation (SYMC). Symantec is one of the world's largest cyber security firms. The company's Norton brand is a major player on the consumer security side of things, while its enterprise offerings are used by a number of ...
Wall Street's consensus estimate, coupled with Symantec's own guidance, are calling for a "substantial" ramp into the bottom half of 2018 but first-hand checks paint a different picture, Zelnick said in a note. For instance, the company's growth is expected to be driven primarily by the Enterprise segment but ...
Google will begin to distrust Symantec-issued certificates in Chrome that were issued prior to June 1, 2016. The move will go into effect in early 2018. And apparently companies are not ready. Certificates are the foundation for a secure web-browsing and searching experience, and browser vendors like ...
Symantec Corporation (SYMC) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Security Software & Services. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $28.97, up from yesterday's close by 0.21%. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer ...
Symantec ( SYMC ) has had a positive year thus far, with strong revenue growth across segments. Much of the revenue growth was attributable to acquisitions made in recent quarters. While the company's Consumer Security segment has slowed down in recent years, the Enterprise Security segment has ...
Earlier this year, developers from the Chromium project announced the roadmap detailing Chrome's plan to distrust Symantec-issued TLS certificates issued before June 1, 2016. The nearly two-year long blueprint was spawned when a Mozilla Developer forum post revealed some suspicious ...
Software company Symantec has announced a new IT security event for state and local government that its organizers say can change lives. Though marketed as a competition, the company's State & Local Government Cyber Challenge — which will be held online March 8 and 9 — is more an education ...
Symantec had to “fine-tune” some of its security tools in September to block malicious cryptocurrency miners, Wueest said. There are free ways to protect yourself too: You can add mining scripts to Adblock Plus's block list, and there's even an open source script blocker on GitHub called No Coin.
SMB sales leader John Sorensen will depart Symantec at the end of the month, according to a source familiar with the situation. This follows a meteoric rise that began when Sorensen joined Symantec as an area manager in October 2005, and culminated in him leading the $4.02 billion security vendor's ...
Shares of Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) dove nearly 11% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the cybersecurity company delivered earnings that fell short of Wall Street's expectations and lowered its financial outlook for the year ahead.
Russia was allowed to dig for vulnerabilities in software used by the US government, according to Reuters. SAP, Symantec and McAfee, which all sell business and security software to clients around the world, gave Russian authorities the go-ahead to review their code, Reuters reported Thursday. That's a ...
Bill Conner and Bill Holtz, who recently joined Comodo CA as chairman and CEO, respectively, discuss Symantec's certificate issues and their effect on the certificate market.
According to a new report by cybersecurity firm Symantec (SYMC), makers of Norton antivirus software, 69% of those from the social-media generation fell victim to a cybercrime in 2017 in the U.S. alone. Millennials were not the only ones duped by criminals. Everyone from Baby Boomers to Gen X'ers were ...
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), at its latest closing price of $28.91, it has a price-to-book ratio of 4.92, compared to an industry average at 6.20. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. This ratio also gives some idea of whether you're paying too much for what would be left if the ...
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) closed its last session at $28.65. The stock traded within a range of $28.34 and $29.20. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 17.62 Million. Trading volume for Symantec Corporation was 5.15 Million in its previous trading ...
Drive Control Corporation (DCC) walked away with three distribution accolades at last week's Symantec Star awards. DCC won: Symantec Distributor of the Year; Navesh Bisetty was awarded Symantec Distribution Partner Champion; and Christelle Kotze received a special team acknowledgment from ...
Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company, has been chosen by Symantec as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud workloads. This new partnership will leverage AWS's infrastructure scale and maturity to deliver cloud security to its global customers. With AWS's ...
Software company Symantec has announced a new IT security event for state and local government that its organizers say can change lives. Though marketed as a competition, the company's State & Local Government Cyber Challenge — which will be held online March 8 and 9 — is more an education ...
Symantec had to “fine-tune” some of its security tools in September to block malicious cryptocurrency miners, Wueest said. There are free ways to protect yourself too: You can add mining scripts to Adblock Plus's block list, and there's even an open source script blocker on GitHub called No Coin.


 

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