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UK's National Health Service Hit by Virus

UK's National Health Service Hit by Virus

The National Health Service in the UK has been hit by a virus designed to steal data from the computers. However, the worm is easily detected by off-the-shelf security software,… Read more »

Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

Cyber-Crime Toolkits for Newbies Pose Threat, Symantec Reports

You don’t have to be a cyber pro anymore to hack computers and steal information. According to Symantec’s recent security threat report, it’s now easier than ever for amateurs to… Read more »

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 20, 2010

Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 20, 2010

Obama has nominated a CMS Administrator, Dr. Donald Berwick. NASA continues to track the volcano eruption in Iceland that has snarled international air travel. Wind turbines are a threat to… Read more »

Fake Anti-Virus Software a Major Problem According to Symantec

Fake Anti-Virus Software a Major Problem According to Symantec

Fake security software was the primary security issue hitting computer users in 2009, according to a recently released report by Symantec. Also, Mac users have experienced an increase in number… Read more »

Misunderstanding, Ignorance Reasons Businesses Lack Adequate Cybersecurity

Misunderstanding, Ignorance Reasons Businesses Lack Adequate Cybersecurity

Despite growing awareness of how devastating a cyber attack could be, many businesses still have not implemented security measures, which risks putting them in a group of corporations that have… Read more »

Norton Brings in Adam Palmer as New Cybersecurity Advisor

Norton Brings in Adam Palmer as New Cybersecurity Advisor

Norton from Symantec (NASQAQ: SYMC) has appointed Adam Palmer as Norton Lead Cybersecurity Advisor. Palmer is a former cyber crime prosecutor and legal director for the National Center for Missing… Read more »

Symantec Survey Reveals Poor Password Security

Symantec Survey Reveals Poor Password Security

Last week, security firm Symantec released a survey that revealed poor cyber hygiene on the part of respondents. Over 60 percent of respondents said they do not alter their passwords… Read more »

China Largest Malware Distributor

China Largest Malware Distributor

China is presently the largest distributor of malware, according to a new report released by Symantec. The U.S. is the leading malware distributor based on mail servers followed by China… Read more »

DC Makes 'Norton's Riskiest Online Cities' List

DC Makes 'Norton's Riskiest Online Cities' List

According to a new report released by Norton via Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) Washington D.C. qualifies as one of the riskiest American cities to live in – in terms of cybersecurity… Read more »

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

Indian Companies More Worried About Cyber Attacks than Terrorism

According to a Symantec report titled ‘On the State of Enterprise Security,’ companies in India are more concerned about cyber attacks against their IT infrastructure than they are about threats… Read more »

Daily GovCon Recap – March 5, 2010

Daily GovCon Recap – March 5, 2010

Ellen Glover of ICFI speaks on HUD Win Dr. Prescott Winter named CEO at ArcSight OPM plans to release statement on retirement HHS issues new proposal for health records Lisa… Read more »

Enrique Salem says Symantec Working with Government to Track Cyber Attacks

Enrique Salem says Symantec Working with Government to Track Cyber Attacks

Symantec Corporation is helping the government in its investigation of the Aurora attacks against search engine giant Google, CEO Enrique Salem said earlier this week. Symantec monitors millions of computers… Read more »

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,” says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow… Read more »

Scam and Phishing Increased as Percentage of Spam in January

Scam and Phishing Increased as Percentage of Spam in January

The incidents of scam and phishing attacks increased as a percentage of overall spam in January according to a report released by security firm Symantec. The report, which is published… Read more »

2009: The Year of Cyber Crime

2009: The Year of Cyber Crime

This past year the number of cyber attacks, cyber security breaches and internet related crime has risen steadily making e-consumers think twice about online purchases. According to Symantec in a… Read more »

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