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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.

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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.

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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.

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Prepare for and respond to a lost or stolen smartphone

Protect the sensitive information on your smartphone by backing it up beforehand and contacting your carrier as quickly as possible after it goes missing.

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Fake Google Play apps scam Japanese porn seekers

Security firm Symantec says these fraudulent Android apps are using a one-click method, tricking Japanese-language porn lovers into registering for a paid service that doesn't exist.

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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.

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Get Norton AntiVirus 2013 (3 PCs) free after rebate

Widely praised as the best malware removal and prevention tool, it normally sells for around $50.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (C) visits the Natanz uranium enrichment facilities.

New Stuxnet whodunit: Malware existed two years earlier than anyone knew

Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

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The Shanghai offices of People's Liberation Army Unit 61398, the apparent home of a Chinese hacking group that has bedeviled U.S. companies for seven years.

China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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