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Symantec to acquire LifeLock for $2.3 billion

Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) said it would acquire U.S. identity theft protection services company LifeLock Inc (LOCK.N) for $2.3 billion, in a deal that it hopes will prop up sales at its Norton cybersecurity unit.
11/20/16 Liana B. Baker and Greg Roumeliotis, Reuters

Using public Wi-Fi? Hackers may be picking your digital pocket

Going online with computers or smart telephones over public WiFi can pose a significant risk of becoming victim of cybercriminals.
11/16/16 Tim Johnson, McClatchy

Symantec: Gatak Trojan's top target is now healthcare sector

The security vendor said the group behind the malware intensified its focus on healthcare organizations because the data is more valuable than other industries and providers commonly use legacy software that is not as secure as upgraded versions.
11/23/16 Jack McCarthy, Healthcare IT News

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Symantec Announces Xolphin as the First Encryption Everywhere Partner for Benelux and First Registration Authority in Europe

AMSTERDAM, 12 January 2017 – Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that Xolphin, a Dutch market leader in reselling SSL Certificates, has signed on as a Symantec Encryption Everywhere partner in Europe, and is the first company to bring the program to the Benelux region.
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Symantec Research Provides Key Evidence for International Cybercriminal Takedown

Mountain View, Calif., – December 16, 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the global leader in cyber security, today revealed the findings of a decade-long research campaign that helped unearth an international cybercriminal gang dubbed “Bayrob.” Symantec’s wealth of intelligence led to a successful FBI sting operation and the capture of three criminals in Romania.
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Symantec Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Zscaler, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–December 12, 2016–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Zscaler, Inc. in the U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Delaware.
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