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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 October 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 June 13, 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 April 16, 2013

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Crave giveaway: Symantec's Norton 360 Multi-Device suite

Ever feel insecure (when it comes to the safety of your devices that is)? This week's prize, a software suite from Symantec, brings Norton's protective powers to a bunch of gadgets at once.

By December 7, 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 March 18, 2013

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Next Microsoft CEO: After Thanksgiving, before Christmas?

The absence of news about Steve Ballmer's replacement continues but perhaps not much longer. For the rank-and-file, the word can't come soon enough.

By November 20, 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 February 6, 2013

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How NSA snooping secures profits for famed privacy pro (Q&A)

Government surveillance has been a business boon for PGP creator Phil Zimmermann, whose company Silent Circle counts SEALs and the CIA as clients. Plus: why encryption needs a "Spartacus" moment.

By September 30, 2013

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Google snaps up $235M of Silicon Valley office space

With it largest land purchase so far this year, the tech giant buys six buildings -- totaling 400,000 square feet of office space -- in Mountain View, Calif.

By September 23, 2013

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Rare peek: Inside Symantec's security fortress

The security world doesn't trust the Web. Symantec wants to prove naysayers wrong.

By August 23, 2012