Symantec has reorganized a key part of its operations, moving away from a business unit-based model, and elevated Enrique Salem, formerly group president, worldwide sales and marketing, to chief operating officer.
Google no longer has confidence in Symantec’s issuance of certifications In a dramatic criticism of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers said they would be restricting transport layer security certificates sold by Symantec-owned issuers effective immediately. The reason: “a continually increasing scope of misissuance,” said a statement from Ryan Sleevi,…
Attackers already have begun to exploit critical flaws in the ActiveX control of the Yahoo! Music Jukebox, Symantec said. Yahoo! is switching users to Rhapsody, its new on-demand music service partner.
Symantec has warned that a critical flaw in the ActiveX control of image uploaders that have been widely distributed to users of popular social networking sites Facebook and MySpace can be exploited by hackers to install malicious code on users' computers.