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  • Symantec names interim CEO Brown to the top post Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Sept 25- Symantec Corp, known for its Norton antivirus software, named Michael Brown as chief executive after he served in the position for more than six months on an interim basis. Bennett became the CEO in July 2012, replacing company veteran Enrique Salem, who was fired after just three years on the job.

  • Symantec names Michael A. Brown CEO Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Security software maker Symantec Corp. said Thursday that it has named interim CEO Michael A. Brown to the post permanently. Brown has been interim CEO since March after Symantec fired its president and CEO, Steve Bennett. Symantec said Brown "made significant improvements to Symantec's operating and financial performance" since March.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 8- Home Depot Inc confirmed on Monday its payment security systems have been breached, a data theft analysts warn could rival Target Corp's massive breach last year.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 3- Customer data could have been stolen from nearly all of Home Depot Inc's stores in the United States, according to new information released on Wednesday by security website KrebsonSecurity. Brian Krebs, who runs the website, had said on Tuesday that the problem could affect all of Home Depot's 2,200 stores in the United States.

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  • China: There's no government ban on Apple purchases Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Apple products are not banned from Chinese government procurement lists, according to the country's chief procurement center.

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 7- Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab said they have uncovered a cyber espionage operation that successfully penetrated two spy agencies and hundreds of government and military targets in Europe and the Middle East since the beginning of this year.

  • Aug 6- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as more customers renewed their subscription and due to higher demand from federal agencies.

  • Symantec's profit jumps 50 pct Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Aug 6- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, said its quarterly profit jumped 50 percent as businesses bought more personal computers and it cut costs. The company's net income rose to $236 million, or 34 cents per share, in the first quarter ended July 4, from $157 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 4- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp and Russia's Kaspersky Lab downplayed a move by Beijing to exclude them from a list of anti-virus vendors whose products are approved for sale to central government agencies in China.

  • Symantec says its products not banned in China Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Aug 4- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said its products are not banned by the Chinese government after Chinese media reported that the government's procurement agency has excluded the company from a list of approved anti-virus vendors.

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  • BOSTON, Aug 3- China has excluded U.S.-based Symantec Corp and Russia's Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved anti-virus software vendors, according to a Chinese media report suggesting Beijing is expanding efforts to limit use of foreign technology.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 2000 GMT / 4 P.M. EDT Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- Wall Street firms led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc are close to buying a stake in chat and instant messaging startup Perzo Inc in pursuit of an alternative to a similar application from Bloomberg LP, sources familiar with Goldman's plans say.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec Corporation that alleges the company submitted false claims to a government agency it worked with under contract.

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned use of one of its products.

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned the use of one of its products.

  • These 11 companies own earnings season Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    11 companies in the S&P 500 have beaten earnings expectations by 10% or more in each of the past four calendar quarters. USA Today reports.

  • The Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT, issued the request after researchers with F-Secure of Finland and Symantec Corp of the United States reported that they believed Energetic Bear was behind a campaign to infect energy and industrial firms around the world with malicious software known as the Havex Trojan.