Thursday Apr 10
Symantec -New Era of 'Mega Breaches' Signals Bigger Payouts and Shifting Behavior for Cybercriminals
ENP Newswire - 10 April 2014 Release date- 08042014 - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - After lurking in the shadows for the first ten months of 2013, cybercriminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyberattacks in history.
New Era of 'Mega Breaches' Signals Bigger Payouts and Shifting Behavior for Cybercriminals
Symantec Corp.'s Internet Security Threat Report , Volume 19, shows a significant shift in cybercriminal behavior, revealing the bad guys are plotting for months before pulling off huge heists -- instead of executing quick hits with smaller rewards.
Symantec brings in JPMorgan to consider options: report
Symantec Corp. is turning to JPMorgan Chase & Co . for help in exploring its options and defending itself from activist shareholders, Bloomberg reports .
Exclusive: Symantec to hire bank for advice, activism defense - sources
Antivirus and security software maker Symantec Corp, which recently fired its chief executive amid declining sales and fierce competition, is in the process of hiring banks to help advise on strategy and defend against possible activist investors, according to several people familiar with the matter.
Symantec: "Simple njRAT Fuels Nascent Middle East Cybercrime...
While njRAT is similar in capability to many other remote access tools , what is interesting about this malware is that it is developed and supported by Arabic speakers, resulting in its popularity among attackers in the region.