Symantec Unveils Industry’s First Neural Network to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Warfare

Symantec Industrial Control System Protection Neural to defend against USB-borne malware, network intrusion and zero-day attacks on operational technology  SINGAPORE – December 6, 2018 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today introduced Industrial Control System Protection (ICSP) Neural, the…

Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit, Signaling Massive Threat to Cyber and Personal Security

Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit, Signaling Massive Threat to Cyber and Personal Security Annual Threat Report from Symantec Reveals One in Ten Targeted Attack Groups Use Malware Designed to Disrupt SINGAPORE – March 27, 2018 – Cyber…

BT AND SYMANTEC PARTNER TO PROVIDE BEST-IN-CLASS ENDPOINT SECURITY PROTECTION

BT AND SYMANTEC PARTNER TO PROVIDE BEST-IN-CLASS ENDPOINT SECURITY PROTECTION Customers to benefit from an integrated cyber defence with the most effective endpoint security solution on the market SINGAPORE, 12 December 2017 – BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications…

Symantec : 2018 Cyber Security Predictions

2018 Cyber Security Predictions Sherif El Nabawi Senior Director of System Engineering, Symantec Asia Pacific ____________________________________________________________ This past year, cyber criminals caused major service disruptions around the world, using their increasing technical proficiency to break through cyber defenses. In 2018, we…

Cracks in the Cloud: The Next Frontier for Cybercrime

Cracks in the Cloud: The Next Frontier for Cybercrime Singapore ranks the lowest in terms of using both encryption and tokenization to secure their cloud data. Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in cyber security, today released findings from the…

Symantec shares Potential Motives behind Petya Ransomware attacks

Symantec has confirmed that MEDoc, a tax and accounting software package, is used for the initial insertion of Petya into corporate networks. MEDoc is accounting software that is widely used in the Ukraine, indicating that organizations in that country were the…

Symantec comments on Petya Ransomware Attacks

A new strain of Petya ransomware has struck Europe and is spreading around the world, affecting many organizations. Symantec has confirmed that the Petya ransomware, like WannaCry, is using an EternalBlue exploit to spread, and has published an update on its blog, including…

Statistics and Development of the WannaCry Ransomware

Nick Savvides, Security Advocate at Symantec Asia Pacific and Japan When did WannaCry appear and how quickly did it spread? WannaCry first appeared on Friday, May 12. Symantec saw a dramatic upsurge in the number of attempts to exploit the…

WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak – Symantec Responses and Advisory

The WannaCry ransomware was discovered on Friday, and over the weekend has been detected in over 100 countries. In Singapore, several malls have received this ransomware message on Sunday morning. Symantec has published a blogpost which gives insights into what this particular strain…

Carbon Black Announces Cb Protection 8.0, the Only Application Control Solution to Automate Lockdown of Data Center Servers, Outpacing Symantec and Trend Micro

Carbon Black Announces Cb Protection 8.0, the Only Application Control Solution to Automate Lockdown of Data Center Servers, Outpacing Symantec and Trend Micro Cb Protection was the only vendor to secure a perfect prevention score in NSS Labs’ Advanced Endpoint…

Alarming Increase in Targeted Attacks Aimed at Politically Motivated Sabotage and Subversion

Alarming Increase in Targeted Attacks Aimed at Politically Motivated Sabotage and Subversion Annual Threat Report from Symantec Details How Simple Tactics Led to Unprecedented Outcomes One in 131 Emails Contained a Malicious Link or Attachment – Highest Rate in Five Years…

Norton Launches Solution to Help Stop Hackers from Stealing Private Information Over Unsecured Wi-Fi

Norton Launches Solution to Help Stop Hackers from Stealing Private Information Over Unsecured Wi-Fi Hackers eavesdropping and intercepting consumer information on unsecured wireless networks with only 27 percent regularly using a VPN while connected to one SINGAPORE – March 2, 2017 – Norton…

Carbon Black’s Breakthrough ‘Streaming Prevention’ Leapfrogs Cylance, McAfee and Symantec by Stopping Both Malware and Non-Malware Attacks

Carbon Black’s Breakthrough ‘Streaming Prevention’ Leapfrogs Cylance, McAfee and Symantec by Stopping Both Malware and Non-Malware Attacks  ‘Streaming Prevention’ stops more attacks than traditional and machine-learning antivirus (AV), which only stop commodity malware SINGAPORE — February 7, 2017—Carbon Black, the…

Security in 2017 and Beyond: Symantec’s Predictions for the Year Ahead

Security in 2017 and Beyond: Symantec’s Predictions for the Year Ahead Each year, the security industry faces new types of threats as cybercriminals evolve their approach towards accessing organizations’ data. With Singapore’s cyber development and Smart Nation aspirations, it is…

Symantec Unveils the Future of Endpoint Security

Symantec Unveils the Future of Endpoint Security Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 Provides Multi-Layered Protection Including Advanced Machine Learning and Response Capabilities to Protect and Respond to Cyber Threats at the Endpoint  SINGAPORE – November 8, 2016 – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading…