Symantec Corp

  • Hackers spread virus with H1N1 flu vaccine offer December 2, 2009

    Boston: Hackers are spreading a vicious computer virus through spam email messages that urge recipients to visit a bogus website offering vaccinations to protect them against another virus - the one that causes swine flu. The email purports to be from the US Centers for Disease Control, directing them to what...
  • Cisco to buy ScanSafe for $183 million October 28, 2009

    Boston: Cisco Systems is buying privately held Web security company ScanSafe for about $183 million, a move that will intensify its battle with security giants Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc. ScanSafe sells Web-based services that protect business computer networks and PCs from hackers, saving companies the cost of buying and installing...