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Symantec fires CEO Steve Bennett

Board member Michael Brown will serve as interim CEO while maker of Norton antivirus software hunts for its second chief executive in two years.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Symantec: Politically motivated DOS attacks detected in Vietnam

Security firms and Google reported DOS attacks on Web sites of Vietnamese activists.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Symantec takes on one of largest botnets in history

The security firm is confronting the ZeroAccess botnet, which is likely to have more than 1.9 million slave computers at its disposal for click fraud and bitcoin mining.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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Symantec axing as many as 1,700 jobs, says report

The security solutions provider is cutting about 1,000 positions this month, and another 700 in July, according to a report. The company calls those numbers "pure speculation" but doesn't share its own figures.

By Jun. 13, 2013

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Microsoft, Symantec shutter another botnet

Symantec and Microsoft join forces to stop a botnet, and for the first time they provide clean-up tools directly to people with infected computers.

By Feb. 6, 2013

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Ransomware a growing menace, says Symantec

This type of scamware has jumped over the past year, both in number and variety, according to the security vendor.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Intellectual Ventures sues Symantec over patents, again

Mega patent company Intellectual Ventures takes aim at security company Symantec yet again in a new lawsuit.

By Mar. 18, 2013

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Targeted cyberattacks jump 42 percent in 2012, Symantec says

The security company's latest Threats Report shows a small decline in spam and a huge rise in the number of targeted attacks.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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Anonymous hacking spree hits PayPal, Symantec

The hacks are apparently just the beginning of document dumps and defacements for its day of protest, the 5th of November, aka Guy Fawkes Day.

By Nov. 4, 2012

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Symantec takes up the iAntivirus reins

The new anti-malware utility joins other free options for OS X

By May. 23, 2012