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Symantec to buy MessageLabs for $695M

It plans to use the acquisition to push its existing backup, storage, and online remote access into the MessageLabs customer base.

By October 8, 2008

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Report: Spam down 33 percent after Rustock takedown

Spam levels dropped by about one-third following the recent takedown of the Rustock spambot, according to Symantec's latest Intelligence Report.

By March 30, 2011

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Rustock botnet responsible for 39 percent of all spam

The Rustock botnet is shrinking in size but its spam attacks are increasing in scale and intensity, security vendor Symantec said.

By August 25, 2010

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Be cautious of Internet access at airports

Using Internet access terminals at an airport might put you at risk of losing personal information.

By August 25, 2010

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Symantec finds China top source of malware

More malware is sent via e-mail servers in U.S., but China is actually the top source for malware based on true location of senders, says Symantec.

By March 26, 2010

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Botnets cause surge in February spam

Spam levels increase more than 5 percent in February over prior month, due in large part to greater activity from Grum and Rustock botnets, according to Symantec.

By March 2, 2010

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Shortened URLs spike in e-mail spam

E-mail spam that includes truncated Web addresses sees a dramatic increase very recently, security provider MessageLabs says.

By July 7, 2009

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Botnets lead the way for spam

Spam made up more than 90 percent of all e-mail last month, with networks of zombie PCs producing the vast majority of such messages, MessageLabs says.

By July 1, 2009

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Report: Spam reduced following Pricewert shutdown

Botnets appear to have suffered a big blow with the shutdown of Pricewert, resulting in the reduction of spam activities by 15 percent globally.

By June 9, 2009

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Report: Spam now 90 percent of all e-mail

Symantec report also notes, among other things, that spam levels jumped 5 percent from April to May, and reputable domains are favorite targets of cybercriminals.

By May 26, 2009