Symantec to buy VeriSign unit for $1.3B: reports

Symantec to buy VeriSign unit for $1.3B: reports

Security vendor Symantec Corp. is reported to be close to buying Internet infrastructure services vendor VeriSign Inc.'s security business for...

May 19th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

5 Technology Security Myths, Busted

5 Technology Security Myths, Busted

Think you can hide behind the privacy of an "unlisted" cell phone number? Think again. Maybe you believe you don't...

May 5th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Psychology, spam! and exclamation points

Psychology, spam! and exclamation points

 Five out of the six most commonly used words in spam include exclamation points, according to Symantec Corp. The top...

April 22nd, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Understanding your ‘most important’ data

Understanding your ‘most important’ data

LAS VEGAS - At its annual Vision conference here, Symantec Corp. urged its partners and end-users to take control of their...

April 14th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Cloud app procurement lacks security: Symantec

Cloud app procurement lacks security: Symantec

A new study by Symantec Corp. and the Ponemon Institute LLC reveals an alarmingly low number of organizations have procedures in place for...

April 5th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Conficker a year later is a

Conficker a year later is a

It’s been about a year since Conficker/Downadup hit in 2009, and although the threat didn’t turn out to be as...

March 31st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Cybersecurity bill passes first hurdle

Cybersecurity bill passes first hurdle

A closely watched bill that promises to introduce some major changes on the federal cybersecurity front was approved by the...

March 30th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Canada

Canada

Ontario and British Columbia cities dominate a new Symantec Corp.-sponsored report which lists the municipalities most at risk of cyber...

March 22nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

More than 100 companies targeted by Google hackers

More than 100 companies targeted by Google hackers

The hackers who broke into Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) two months ago have gone after more than 100 companies, according...

February 27th, 2010 Robert McMillan