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Four Canadian firms hit by criminal group, says Symantec

A criminal group has been systematically targeting large corporations -- including four Canadian organizations -- over the past three years...

July 14th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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More files being held to ransom, says Symantec

Symantec's 20th annual Internet Security Threat Report revealed a dramatic rise in software that prevents victims from accessing their files...

April 15th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

cloud computing and servers

Low-cost cloud backup from Google rolls out

Google Inc. has partnered with several other cloud service firms to provide enterprise organizations a more economical alternative to in-house...

March 11th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Symantec sheds light on stealthy Regin malware

A backdoor-type Trojan, called Regin has been targeting businesses and individuals around the world and has managed to elude malware...

November 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Symantec latest company to split

As organizations grow they sometimes branch off into different but related businesses. That can cause divisions as executives fight for...

October 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Global ‘Elderwood’ attacks in 2014 suggest deeper threat

A flurry of "zero-day" attacks around the world this year could have a common origin in the "Elderwood" attack platform,...

May 15th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Implications for encryption

(This blog is by Sangam Manikkayam Iyer, principal security specialist, Symantec Canada) Companies of the past, present and future would...

May 6th, 2014 IT World Canada


Symantec unveils new intelligence-focused approach to security

Symantec Corp. is launching a slate of new security solutions for the enterprise, focused on an approach that shows IT...

May 5th, 2014 Candice So

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7 signs of Internet security trouble

Every year Symantec issues an Internet Security Threat report, which gathers data from its products, services and third party sources...

April 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon