Symantec on Wednesday reported third-quarter revenue of $1.51 billion, beating analyst estimates. But the security giant lost $6.8 billion, compared with net income of $132 million for the same quarter last fiscal year. The loss was mainly due to a "goodwill impairment" charge. This write-off enabled the company to claim it delivered stronger-than-expected results on all of its key financial metrics for the quarter. Shares rose about 4.5 percent. -- CAM
Today’s columnist, Darren Williams of BlackFog, argues for a more proactive approach to security to prevent ransomware attacks like the one earlier this year on Colonial Pipeline. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
It is common for security teams to forget that chats and email accounts that live on breached networks will no longer be secure, a variety of breach responders, negotiators, and preparation consultants told SC Media.
Germany-based Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences tested how well 56 combinations of browsers and operating systems are protected against 34 different XS-Leaks.