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Internet Security Threat Report, Vol 21

The Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. This report is based on data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec's analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape.  Learn more

    • Symantec Announces CEO Transition Plan
      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 28, 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) today announced that Michael A. Brown will be stepping down as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Brown will continue to serve as CEO and as a director of the company until a successor has been appointed. The Symantec Board of Directors has begun the search for the Company’s next CEO.
    • Symantec Updates Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2016 Guidance
      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 28, 2016 – Symantec Corp.(NASDAQ: SYMC) today updated its fiscal fourth quarter guidance, ended April 1, 2016. Symantec will release actual results for the fiscal fourth quarter after the market closes on May 12, 2016.
    • One New Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered on Average Every Week in 2015 – Twice the Rate of a Year Ago
      Singapore – April 12, 2016 – Symantec’s (Nasdaq: SYMC) Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 21, reveals an organizational shift by cybercriminals: They are adopting corporate best practices and establishing professional businesses in order to increase the efficiency of their attacks against enterprises and consumers. This new class of professional cybercriminal spans the entire ecosystem of attackers, extending the reach of enterprise and consumer threats and fueling the growth of online crime.
    • AV-Test Institute Awards Norton Security "Best Protection" for Consumers
      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – February 18, 2016 –Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that Norton Security won AV-TEST's coveted "Best Protection Award 2015" for "home user" security. AV-TEST Institute has recognized Norton Security for its ability to stop the most widespread cybercrime threats, including real-time malicious attacks and malware spread via the web and e-mails.