Symantec says source code stolen in 2006 hack

Steven Musil, CNET:

"The security software maker, which had previously blamed the theft on a third party, acknowledged that hackers had infiltrated its own networks. The hackers obtained 2006-era source code for Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, Norton Internet Security, Norton SystemWorks (Norton Utilities and Norton GoBack), and PCAnywhere, the company said in a statement."

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Symantec Reports shows that 2016 had a Huge Rise in Cybercrime

The ambitions of Cybercriminals reached new heights in 2016 according to a report released by Symantec on Wednesday. Symantec has highlighted the unprecedented rise in not just the number of incidents of cybercrime but in the scale of the crimes themselves.

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Symantec's Norton Core router aims to protect the connected home

Symantec's mostly known as the makers of Norton AntiVirus, which is probably one of the most popular antivirus software in the world despite the, uh, occasional slip-up. Now, the company is venturing into hardware, with the release of the Norton Core. It's a mobile-enabled WiFi router that touts machine learning and Symantec's threat intelligence smarts to defend your home network from getting those digital nasties in the first place.

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Android Nougat won’t let malware reset device password: Symantec

Android Nougat will ensure that ransomware or malware is unable to reset the device password, says Symantec

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