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  • U.S. weighing cybersecurity requirements for bank vendors, NY Times says

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:57 pm
    Symantec plans to separate into two public companies Symantec announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a plan to separate the company into two, independent publicly traded companies: one business focused on security and one business focused on information management. The transaction is intended to take the form of a tax-free distribution to Symantec shareholders of 100% of the IM business in a new, independent, publicly traded stock.
  • India is top source of DDoS attacks traffic in 2014 : Symantec

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:26 pm
    According to Symantec's security experts' new research, India topped the global 50 countries that have witnessed the highest volume of 'originating DDoS traffic', with 26% of all DDoS traffic originating from the India, followed by US with 17%. 'The sources for DoS attacks are often countries that have a high number of bot infected machines and a low adoption rate of filtering of spoofed packets.
  • FBI Warns 'Chinese Government-Affiliated Actors' Are...

    16 Oct 2014 | 7:09 pm
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warned several major U.S. computer and cybersecurity companies Wednesday of suspected cyber-espionage attacks by a group based in China. "The FBI has recently observed online intrusions that we attribute to Chinese government affiliated actors.
  • Wolverine Worldwide appoints new member to BoD

    16 Oct 2014 | 11:10 am
    Wolverine Worldwide Inc., one of the global marketers of apparel and footwear, based in the US, has appointed Roxane Divol to its Board of Directors . Roxane is currently working as the senior vice president of Alliances for Symantec Corporation, one of the leading software companies that specialize in personal and organizational security, storage, and availability solutions.
  • Signed malware stalks HP's Windows boxes

    16 Oct 2014 | 3:15 am
    HP will be revoking a security certificate for its Windows-based systems on Oct. 21, and the vendor isn't sure yet how that will impact system reliability. The bundled software on older HP PC systems has been at risk of being the front-man for malware, according to a report in the Kerbs on Security website .
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