Posts Tagged ‘Symantec’

Android HackedThe malware steals the victim’s phone number and contact list, which is stored on the mobile device.

Representatives of the company Symantec documented Trojan, which is aimed at women users Android-devices. Victims of a malicious program called Loozfon become a resident of Japan.

Initially, the potential victim receives an e-mail inviting them to earn easy money online, or to meet a rich man.

In a letter to offer users to follow a link, when clicked, the device is installed on a fake application «Will you win?», Containing a Trojan. In Symantec noted that the application does not have anything to do with drawing money or to meet wealthy men. (more…)

Symantec CorpAmerican company Symantec Corporation, the world leader in Internet secure technology, was established in 1982 and has offices in 40 countries.

The company offers a wide range of hardware and software security solutions for a system of private users and small and large businesses. Software Symantec Corporation is actively used in more than 180 countries worldwide. The company – the owner of more than 1,200 patents.

Symantec Corporation is a leading developer of solutions for virus protection, controls vulnerabilities, intrusion detection systems, software filtering Internet content and e-mail, remote access technologies and management. Symantec gathers malicious code data from 120 million systems and scans more than 30% of global e-mail traffic. Center for Analysis of Security Symantec Security Operations Centers examines and compares the emerging threats, which helps customers to quickly prepare for new attacks by viruses and hackers. (more…)

Hackers attackSymantec has released the results of a survey conducted as part of the annual survey of Norton Cybercrime Report. According to the company, last year suffered from the actions of cybercriminals 556 million members of the “world wide web”. Their total losses amounted to $ 110 billion

The survey was conducted in late July, was attended by over 13 thousand Internet users 18-64 years from 24 countries. All countries are represented in the survey in equal shares (of 500 members), except for the U.S. and India (1000). Victims of cybercrime in the past period were 46%, the sum of the individual losses averaged $ 197. The total number of victims and the total damage by country experts were extrapolated. (more…)