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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.
NEW YORK— Home Depot's outgoing CEO Frank Blake told investors Thursday that the nation's largest home-improvement chain continues to investigate a potential breach at the company and reassured that customers will not be liable for any potential fraudulent charges.
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.
NEW YORK— Home Depot says it's offering free identity protection services, including credit monitoring, to those customers who might be potentially hurt by a possible data breach at the home improvement chain.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow rising to within two points of 17,000.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, which will be a busy day for business activity indicators.