Quantcast

Latest Symantec Corp. Stories

2008-07-29 09:00:41

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced an upgrade to Symantec Network Access Control, providing comprehensive enforcement for managed endpoints, guest users and unmanaged devices. Symantec is helping customers reduce overall cost and simplify network access control deployment by integrating the on-demand client into Symantec Network Access Control. In addition, consolidated network access control policy configuration and management for managed and guest users can all be done through the...

2008-07-16 09:00:41

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced that Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division and Toshiba of Canada Limited will include Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security 2008 on all of its laptop computers. Toshiba will offer a full-featured complimentary 60-day introductory subscription of Norton security software in English, Spanish and French to its laptop customers in North...

2008-06-24 02:29:37

The U.S. Senate has designated the month of June as National Internet Safety Month to "provide the citizens of the United States with an opportunity to learn more about the dangers of the Internet and the importance of being safe and responsible online." Senate resolution S. RES 567 asks the assistance of national and community organizations to "provide information and training that develops critical thinking and decision-making skills that are needed for Internet safety." Answering this...

2008-06-18 09:01:01

Teach For America today announced the recipients of the Symantec Award for Innovation, which recognizes outstanding Teach For America teachers known as Corps members. The award, sponsored by Symantec Corp., was established in 2003 to recognize Teach For America members who demonstrate innovation (through a project, program, or approach to teaching), collaboration (with fellow teachers, their students' parents, and/or community members), and measurable gains in their students' academic...

52245d0ab51cd5adb0c5ad7fe21fe5581
2008-05-28 10:20:00

Smartphones such as Research in Motion Ltd's BlackBerry and Apple Inc's iPhone have been steadily increasing, but the market for software to protect mobile devices such as smartphones has yet to take off.Enrique Salem, Symantec Corp's Chief Operating Officer, estimates that it is currently worth a few hundred million dollars a year.Salem said it is growing, but given the number of handsets, the number of smartphones, you would think it would be growing at a much higher rate. "I can't give you...

7eb31dafe6ec8241747d5858d3942c741
2006-06-21 16:35:00

LONDON - Symantec Corp. said on Wednesday the release of its new Web-based security service would depend on response to user trials and would be held back if required tweaks meant it would miss the key holiday period in the United States. The firm said it would also announce details of its product, which aims to give online users better protection from cyber criminals when paying bills and buying and selling over the Internet next week. Symantec's president of consumer products, Enrique...

2006-06-13 00:50:00

LAS VEGAS -- Yahoo Inc., the world's largest provider of e-mail services, said on Monday that a software virus aimed at Yahoo Mail users had infected "a very small fraction" of its base of more than 200 million accounts. The e-mail virus, or worm, has been dubbed Yamanner and landed in Yahoo mailboxes bearing the headline "New Graphic Site." Once opened, the message infects the computer and spreads to other users listed in Yahoo users' e-mail address books, security experts said. The e-mail...

2005-09-19 06:57:30

SAN FRANCISCO -- Computer hackers seeking financial gain rather than thrills or notoriety are increasingly flooding the Internet with malicious software code, according to a semi-annual report issued on Sunday. Symantec Corp.'s Internet Security Threat Report said during the first half of 2005 the number of new viruses targeting Microsoft Windows users jumped 48 percent to nearly 11,000 compared to the previous six months as hackers used new tools and a growing sophistication to create...

2005-08-16 17:35:00

SEATTLE -- Several new computer worms were being blamed for causing computer system outages at some media outlets and companies in the United States on Tuesday. The worms, including two called "IRCBOT.WORM" and "RBOT.CBQ," exploit a recently discovered flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 operating system and were causing personal computers at more than 100 U.S. companies to restart repeatedly and potentially exposed them to attackers who could take control of a system. "This is the most...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
Related