Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. New details emerge on Microsoft’s “Lite OS” Microsoft has been rumoured to be ... Read more
A cybersecurity firm has found that apps in the Microsoft Store have been found to be secretly mining for cryptocurrencies in the background without permission being granted from the user. Symantec discovered at least 8 offending apps that used users' ... Read more
Symantec is warning customers who use its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs to stop using
Just recently, Symantec discovered a vulnerability in the way Facebook handled embedded frames that
Two leading security firms have been accused of ripping off customers by cutting short their antivirus subscriptions. AVG and Symantec are offering their own customers discounts on subscriptions via email or pop-ups, but the new subscriptions start immediately, 'short-changing' users who had months left on their existing deal. Both Symantec and AVG owned up to the practice, and said they had no plans to change their ways, instead advising their customers to upgrade as close as possible to the end of the subscription. However, the pair actively send out emails and pop-up messages that encourage customers to upgrade immediately.
Sandrine Skinner: We're excited to let you know that today we're also working with Symantec and PC Mall, a major U.S. reseller of technology products, services and solutions to small businesses, to extend free security software to those larger small businesses with up to 50 PCs and at least one server. From Nov 1st until December 31st you can get Symantec EndPoint Protection Small Business Edition for free when you purchase a new copy of Windows 7 Professional from PC Mall. Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition complements Windows 7 Professional security features by providing small businesses with easy to use, enterprise-level protection they need to help protect their critical assets from today’s known and unknown threats...
Three antivirus makers have weighed in on Microsoft's decision to make Microsoft Security Essentials