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.
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.
The security company's latest Threats Report shows a small decline in spam and a huge rise in the number of targeted attacks.
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.
Mega patent company Intellectual Ventures takes aim at security company Symantec yet again in a new lawsuit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The security world doesn't trust the Web. Symantec wants to prove naysayers wrong.