Android users beware! Symantec Security Response has detected a new Android malware spreading via infected websites. Symantec urges Android users to be aware of the threat and be careful when visiting unknown sites. Symantec has observed a new Android malware threat being distributed by a handful of infected websites. Full details on this threat, detected by Symantec as Android.Notcompatible, [...]
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With the recent increase in cybercriminal activity such as the Flashback outbreak and a similar Java Applet malware, Symantec’s Nigel Tan, Principal Consultant for Asia South Region encourages the public to step up their security and shares a few tips with us. While Macs were usually safe from such issues in previous years, Nigel warns that cybercriminal activities may increase [...]
While Blackberry may have admitted defeat in the consumer sector, RIM’s BlackBerry 7 OS has been voted the most compatible mobile OS for enterprise use, according to new research from Trend Micro underlining RIM’s leadership position in the enterprise-grade and business sector. The BlackBerry 7 scored highly in the fields of application security, authentication, device wipe, device firewall and virtualisation. Researchers [...]
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 [...]
Spam and Malware have been found in Dropbox and Facebook, warns Symantec Security Response. Spammers and Malware authors are using Dropbox public folders as free hosting sites. In this example below, spammers have created several Dropbox accounts, uploading an image (such as the below) and a simple .html file and then using the image to link to a pharmaceutical site.
Losing a phone can turn your day and life upside down and if you’re not careful, the impact can be far worse than you can ever imagine. With identity theft on the rise, it is more important than ever to make sure that all the data on your phone is safe and easily recoverable in case the device is lost [...]
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.
The Bosch brand may not be locally known outside its core business in automotive parts and accessories like spark plugs and brakes. However, little known to Malaysians, Bosch is also in the security equipment field. Bosch Security Systems has just announced the first wave of a slew of new products for small- to medium-sized security applications.
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.