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Public Group | Founded: 17 Apr 2014 | Serving 1 member

Symantec thought leaders empower businesses with security intelligence and in-depth professional knowledge regarding the latest security insights, threats, and protection solutions.

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New blog entry 22 Aug 2014
Good news! Google’s new search ranking algorithm will look more favorably on websites that use HTTPS by default. The search giant hopes the move will encourage businesses to implement HTTPS encryption. It will be a win for both websites and users, as ...
New blog entry 20 Aug 2014
We’ve always had “spam” in one form or another, from junk mail to unwanted telephone calls to today’s ubiquitous spam emails. In recent years, we’ve actually seen the volume of email-based spam taper off from its highest levels, which has led some to ...
New blog entry 18 Aug 2014
In July of this year, six individuals in Russia and the United States were charged with taking part in an international hacking ring that stole more than $1 million. However, this time the attackers didn’t filch credit cards or banking information. ...
New blog entry 12 Aug 2014
Cybercrime is worth big money. So as people move away from using PCs and toward smartphones and tablets as their primary computing devices, digital crooks have taken note. Mobile devices are the next big target for cybercriminals looking to make quick ...
New blog entry 08 Aug 2014
Most people assume zombies are only fiction reserved for B movies and popular televisions shows. While true in the physical world, this is not the case for our digital lives.  A robot network (or “botnet”) consists of a group of “zombie” ...
New blog entry 08 Aug 2014
With billions of records and other credentials being compromised recently, it’s more likely than not that either you or someone you know had some sensitive information stolen. Information is the currency of the underground economy, and mega-breaches ...
New blog entry 06 Aug 2014
Symantec Security Response has found that a new variant of Trojan.Snifula (Neverquest) is targeting more than 30 Japanese financial institutions, including 12 regional banks. The threat first appeared in 2006 and is used to steal victims’ financial ...
New blog entry 06 Aug 2014
Each day, millions of people worldwide are actively recording every aspect of their lives, thoughts, experiences, and achievements in an activity known as self-tracking (aka quantified self or life logging). People who engage in self-tracking do so ...
New blog entry 06 Aug 2014
Once touted as a single currency to rule them all, the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency known as Bitcoins have seen their reputation damaged by a number of high-profile examples of them being stolen, devalued, laundered, and used to illegal activities ...