Tag Archives: Symantec

AV-Test Security Product Review – 2011/Q1

AV-Test released the first quarter report for this year that is dedicated to evaluate 22 security products, the test has been performed on Windows 7 32-bit platform and looks for protection against 0-day malware attacks, the capacity of these software

Symantec: Tapsnake Game Tracks Your Location

Symantec researchers reported a new malicious application in the virtual store Android Market, this application can determine users location in real time on AndroidOS. Tapsnake is the name of the game which is a version of the popular game “Snake”.

Symantec Detects WoW Game as a Malware

A New update for Symantec Antivirus released by this weekend detects the popular game World of Warcraft as a malicious application. Instead of playing users were forced to post their issue on the game forum with a description that Symantec

Symantec: 100% Increase in New Malicious Software

According to the latest Internet Security Threat Report which has been issued by Symantec, more than 240 million new malicious programs have been observed last year. The study illustrates clearly that cyber criminals increasingly focusing to get help of the

Fake Antivirus with a Live Technical Support

A New case has been observed by Symantec about sailing a fake antivirus product with real time technical support to victims. After installing the fake antivirus software popup windows open to alert victims about detecting malware with an unusual yellow

Symantec Site Vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting Assaults

According to Nemesis/t3am3lite (name of a website), Symantec’s site too is now open to XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks together with Iframe injections. An XSS attack, according to security experts, launches when a web program collects vicious data from an end-user

New Excel 0-day being exploited in the wild

Symentic reported that there is a new 0day vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel (other versions may be affected as well).Symantec is saying that the vulnerability is being exploited by a variant of the Mdropper trojan, which they are calling Trojan.Mdropper.AC.