The security flaw could allow attackers to install malware able to survive hardware formatting.
Following a similar move by HP this week, Symantec makes public that it will split into two companies, one for security and one for information management.
The company is allegedly pondering a separation, with one company devoted to security and another focused on storage, reports Bloomberg.
Adobe devs must be working overtime to fix the latest vulnerabilities revealed through the Hacking Team cyberattack.
Symantec's widely used and much maligned line of Norton security suites will get a major overhaul in September.
Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two antivirus software vendors, according to reports.
Silicon Valley is pouring more money into Internet security companies than ever before.
The software maker reports sales that beat Wall Street's expectations, but it's still trying to regain relevance and find new ways to sell its software.
By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.
Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.