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  • NEW YORK, March 25- Patent holding company Intellectual Ventures' second crack at holding Motorola Mobility liable for using its technology without permission partially succeeded on Wednesday after a U.S. jury in Delaware found Motorola infringed a patent on multimedia text messaging. Another trial between the two, involving a single Intellectual...

  • Moscow- based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has become a leading authority on American computer espionage campaigns, but sources within the company say it has hesitated at least twice before exposing hacking activities attributed to mother Russia. Meanwhile, U.S. cybersecurity firms CrowdStrike Inc and FireEye Inc have won fame by uncovering...

  • Google launches cloud service for 'cold data' Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 12:14 PM ET

    March 11- Google Inc introduced a cloud storage service for users to store "cold data" and access it much faster than traditional services. Amazon.com Inc's cloud service Amazon Web Services offers a similarly priced service called Glacier. Google listed data storage providers such as Symantec Corp, NetApp Inc and Iron Mountain Inc as partners for the new...

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • BOSTON, Feb 12- Hewlett-Packard Co will become the largest company to hold an online-only annual shareholder meeting this March, joining a trend toward virtual conferences that some activists worry keeps CEOs off the hotseat. The Silicon Valley technology giant announced in a Feb. 2 securities filing that its March 18 shareholder meeting will be online only, a...

  • Feb 6- Symantec Corp, maker of the popular Norton antivirus software, was ordered to pay $17 million in damages on Friday after a federal jury in Delaware found it had violated two patents owned by Intellectual Ventures, a major patent licensing company. The verdict is a blow to Mountain View, Calif.- based Symantec. A Symantec spokesman said the company was pleased...

  • Feb 6- Symantec Corp, maker of the popular Norton antivirus software, was ordered to pay $17 million in damages on Friday after a federal jury in Delaware found it had violated two patents owned by Intellectual Ventures, a major patent licensing company. While a blow to Mountain View, Calif.- based Symantec, the verdict, which also confirmed the validity of the...

  • Symantec announces $1 bln share buyback plan Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    Feb 5- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, announced a new $1 billion share buyback program on Thursday. The company, whose security products usually come bundled with PCs, also reported a 3.9 percent fall in third-quarter revenue to $1.64 billion. Symantec's net income attributable to shareholders fell to $222 million, or 32 cents per...

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    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For the best trade around the State of the Union, political and financial analysts recommend housing and basic economy-related stocks.

  • Competitors unite against cyber threats Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:33 PM ET
    L-R: Mark McLaughlin, Chris Young, Michael Brown and Ken Xie at the Cyber Threat Alliance event.

    As companies face growing threats from hackers, four cyber security firms are have joined forces to share intelligence.

  • Where to invest in 2015: Pros Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 3:49 PM ET
    A visitor exits Symantec headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Aug. 24, 2010.

    Expect the bull market to continue in 2015, two strategists told CNBC. Here's where they'd put their money to work.

  • BOSTON, Dec 4- Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered what they say is technical evidence linking the massive breach at Sony Corp's Hollywood studio with attacks in South Korea and the Middle East. Kaspersky researcher Kurt Baumgartner told Reuters there are "unusually striking similarities" related to the malicious software and techniques in the two...

  • Sophisticated spying tool found   Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Sophisticated spying tool found

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new computer virus has been discovered by Symantec that's being called one of the most sophisticated pieces of malware ever seen.

  • Symantec uncovers super-advanced spyware Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    keyboard, typing, hacker, cybercrime, cybersecurity, hacking, data breach

    Symantec believes this malware, known as Regin, has been used to wage persistent, long-term surveillance campaigns against specific targets.

  • Nov 23- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, antivirus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday. The Mountain View, California- based maker of Norton antivirus products said its research showed that a "...

  • The ETF that profits from cyberattack deluge Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 4:40 PM ET
    Hackers competing in the annual Chaos Computer Club.

    There’s now a new way for investors to play the cybersecurity space.

  • FireEye 'kicking butt,' CEO says Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    ireEye stock sold off 15 percent a day after the cybersecurity company's outlook fell below expectations, but CEO defended its performance.

  • Nov 5- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, reported a better-than-expected profit, helped by higher demand for its cyber security products. The company's net income rose to $244 million, or 35 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Oct. 3, from $241 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. Symantec, whose security products usually...