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Symantec Releases 2011 Cybercrime Report
2011-09-07 07:24:52

  Symantec Corp., the maker of Norton antivirus software, has calculated for the first time the annual cost of global cybercrime: $114 billion. The Norton Cybercrime Report 2011 found that 431 million adults were the victims of cybercrime within the past year, with the cost surpassing the combined global black market in marijuana, cocaine and heroin. According to the report more than two thirds of online adults have been the victim of cybercrime in their lifetime. Every second...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

Master Specialization Designation Recognizes Partners for Advanced Expertise in Symantec IT Solution Areas Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Consonus today announced that it has achieved Symantec Master Specializations in the areas of High Availability, Archiving and eDiscovery, Data Protection, and Storage Management. Symantec Master Specialization recognizes and promotes qualified partners' deep expertise in delivering advanced consulting services in a specialized solution area. "The Master...

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2011-04-05 11:40:00

Malicious code is being spread by smartphones and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter as criminals target these devices, security software maker Symantec Corp. revealed in its annual threat analysis. "The report found that data breaches caused by hacking resulted in an average of more than 260,000 identities exposed per breach in 2010, nearly quadruple that of any other cause," according to a statement on Symantec's web site. When it comes to mobile devices, the report...

2011-02-08 07:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released the second edition of "Fundamental Practices for Secure Software Development: A Guide to the Most Effective Secure Development Practices in Use Today." The report is intended to...

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2010-08-21 09:15:00

Intel Corp.'s $7.68 billion all-cash acquisition of McAfee Inc. may pressure Symantec Corp., the largest supplier of security software, to create new products and alliances if it is to remain competitive.The deal indicates a shift in the global security software market, allowing Intel to incorporate McAfee's protection programs into chips that power servers, smartphones and other products that connect to the Internet, boosting performance and making systems less vulnerable to...

2010-08-09 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports on large insider trades found in the above Blue Chips or Penny Stock companies. Insiders refer to company C-Level Officers (CEOs, CFOs, COOs) and Directors who are involved in making critical corporate decisions. There are thousands of insider filings on the stock markets every day. Insiderslab.com strives to turn this massive raw data into usable information that investors can use to do...

2010-06-14 06:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released "An Overview of Software Integrity Controls: An Assurance-Based Approach to Minimizing Risks in the Software Supply Chain." The new report provides actionable...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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