Fact: We take for granted that our desktop PCs, notebooks, smartphones and tablets are safe from viruses, malware, trojans and other security vulnerabilities. As the world gets more and more mobile; and increasingly open and social, protection becomes even more vital. So to ensure you’re all well protected, we’re giving away 5 copies of Norton 360 Everywhere Multi-Device*, courtesy of [...]
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The term Post-PC is regularly heard and used. We’ve moved beyond the desktop PC and notebook computers. Smartphones and tablets now outsell traditional PCs as we know it. The digital explosion has inevitably opened up users to a whole new world of vulnerabilities and security threats, as the world goes increasingly mobile. The statistics are clear – over 44% of [...]
Interested in getting a piece of the Facebook pie? Have you received an email featuring such offers? Be careful where you click, as Symantec’s Security Team warns. If you have been offered exclusive access to subscribe to Facebook’s IPO shares, there’s a good chance that it is a scam. Symantec Security Response recently spotted a 419 scam email titled “FACEBOOK [...]
In an initiative to increase internet and browsing security, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) announced that it will be combining the VeriSign checkmark with the Norton brand to create the Norton™ Secured Seal. The new seal will be displayed more than half a billion times a day in 170 different counties on websites and search results, making it the most recognised trust [...]
Earlier in the year, over 600,000 Mac computers were reported to have been infected with a malware called Flashback. OSX.Flashback made its first appearance in 2011 and has since evolved from a social engineering scam passing off as a fake flash update to using digital certificates purporting to come from Apple. This malware is currently using the latest Java vulnerability (BID [...]
You’ve likely read it, seen it, drooled at Katniss and hungered for more (no pun intended). Norton Securities warns that scams are already happening on the internet and advises you to stay on your toes when searching for your favourite juicy details on the franchise.
Symantec‘s Norton has announced two premium security suites – Norton 360 Everywhere and an update to the award-winning Norton 360. Norton 360 Everywhere protects PCs, Macs, Android phones and tablets will be available in the first half of 2012. The top ranking security suite – Norton 360, on the other hand, is available now.
Norton by Symantec has released a free mobile app called Norton Safety Minder: Mobile Edition, to enable parents to keep tabs on their kids’ smartphone activities. The application is used as part of Norton Online Family, the award-winning online family safety service for PCs and Macs. With the advent of mobile devices and the adoption of mobile use amongst kids, [...]