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Chipmaker Broadcom is in talks to buy cybersecurity company Symantec: Report
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Chipmaker Broadcom is in talks to buy cybersecurity company Symantec: Report

A deal would expand Broadcom's push into software a year after its $18.9 billion deal to buy US business software company CA Inc

Anti-virus firms like Symantec, Malwarebytes now flag China's surveillance malware
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Anti-virus firms like Symantec, Malwarebytes now flag China's surveillance malware

Multiple cybersecurity companies have updated their products after the malware file was shared on Github.

Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report
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Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report

According to Symantec's "Internet Security Threat Report", detection of coin miners on endpoint computers increased by a whopping 8,500 percent in 2017.

Major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software widely used across the US government
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Major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software widely used across the US government

The practice potentially jeopardizes the security of computer networks in at least a dozen federal agencies, U.S. lawmakers and security experts said.

Alphabet Inc launches Chronicle, a business unit dedicated to cybersecurity software
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Alphabet Inc launches Chronicle, a business unit dedicated to cybersecurity software

Gillett, also a former Starbucks Corp chief information officer, said Chronicle aims to identify problems in seconds or minutes instead of hours or days.

McAfee will no longer permit foreign governments to review the source code of its products
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McAfee will no longer permit foreign governments to review the source code of its products

McAfee's decision follows a move by Symantec, which in 2016 adopted a global policy of refusing to comply with government-mandated source code reviews.

Symantec will no longer let governments review its source code over fears of compromising product security
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Symantec will no longer let governments review its source code over fears of compromising product security

Symantec’s decision highlights a growing tension for US technology companies that must weigh their role as protectors of US cybersecurity.

Online harassment is on the rise in India, highest incidence of threats found in Mumbai, Delhi: Symantec
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Online harassment is on the rise in India, highest incidence of threats found in Mumbai, Delhi: Symantec

Online harassment is on the rise in India, with eight out of 10 surveyed reporting to have encountered some form of cyberbullying

Symantec warns of cyber espionage campaign targetting US and Europe based energy companies
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Symantec warns of cyber espionage campaign targetting US and Europe based energy companies

As part of a cyber espionage campaign hackers have broken into core systems of energy companies that control its’ operations, said security firm Symantec.

Cybersecurity firm Symantec identifies spy malware attempting espionage against India and Pakistan
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Cybersecurity firm Symantec identifies spy malware attempting espionage against India and Pakistan

Identifying a sustained cyber spying campaign, Symantec found that the attackers used decoy documents related to security issues to install the malware.

Bharti Airtel and Symantec team up to protect customers from cyber-threats
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Bharti Airtel and Symantec team up to protect customers from cyber-threats

Bharti Airtel and cyber security provider Symantec have inked a strategic alliance to protect customers from increasing online threats.

Symantec Corp to sell its business of verifying identity of websites to detach from the Alphabet feud
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Symantec Corp to sell its business of verifying identity of websites to detach from the Alphabet feud

Thoma Bravo is planning to merge its own Web certification company called DigiCert with the Symantec unit it will acquire.

Norton Risk report for 2017 claims that 96 percent Indians are at risk using Public Wi-Fi
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Norton Risk report for 2017 claims that 96 percent Indians are at risk using Public Wi-Fi

A whopping 96 percent of Indians put personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi for checking bank accounts, sharing personal photos and videos.

Family firm denies any involvement in NotPetya cyber attack that originated in Ukraine
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Family firm denies any involvement in NotPetya cyber attack that originated in Ukraine

Ukraine's Cyber security investigators are still trying to establish who was behind the attack.

India is the seventh most affected nation by the NotPetya malware that started in Ukraine and Russia
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India is the seventh most affected nation by the NotPetya malware that started in Ukraine and Russia

India's largest container port and some local manufacturing units of global companies were hit by the attack.

Companies to increase security in information security training in 2017: Symantec
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Companies to increase security in information security training in 2017: Symantec

93 percent of Indian CISOs (Chief Information Security Officers) interviewed plan to increase spending on IT staff security training this year

Cloud security is making Indian information security officers work late into the night: Symantec
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Cloud security is making Indian information security officers work late into the night: Symantec

As enterprises become more reliant on Cloud, it is becoming increasingly difficult for CISOs to secure sensitive company data.

The mix of cyber spying and crime tools is fueling the blame game for cyber attacks
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The mix of cyber spying and crime tools is fueling the blame game for cyber attacks

Security experts refer to this as "the attribution problem", using technical evidence to assign blame for cyber attacks.

It is ‘highly likely’ that a group from North Korea is behind WannaCry ransomware, says Symantec
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It is ‘highly likely’ that a group from North Korea is behind WannaCry ransomware, says Symantec

WannaCry cyber attack this month infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted hospitals, banks and schools across the globe.

Ransomware demands escalate as users keep paying up: Symantec
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Ransomware demands escalate as users keep paying up: Symantec

The surge in cyber extortion has been fueled partly by the sale of ransomware kits.