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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.
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.
Instead of scanning inbound traffic looking to block threats, Shape Security's technology morphs the DNA of a website to combat hackers.
BOSTON, June 10- IBM overtook Japan's Trend Micro Inc to become the world's No. 3 provider of security software last year, after acquiring cybersecurity firm Trusteer, according to market share data released on Tuesday by Gartner. IBM's revenue from security software climbed 19 percent to $1.14 billion last year, Gartner said.
WASHINGTON, June 2- A U.S.-led international operation disrupted a crime ring that infected hundreds of thousands of PCs around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and extorting computer owners, the Justice Department said on Monday.
BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, June 2- A U.S.-led international operation disrupted a crime ring that had infected hundreds of thousands of PCs around the globe with malicious software used for stealing banking credentials and cyber extortion, the Justice Department said on Monday.
Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates says he'll continue to bet against Caterpillar and China, as well as a few other names.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Sees 2015 adj profit/shr $1.84- $1.92 vs est $1.83. May 8- Struggling security software maker Symantec Corp posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting, and forecast full-year profit above Wall Street expectations.
May 8- Security software maker Symantec Corp posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting, and forecast current quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street expectations. Symantec said it expects first-quarter adjusted profit of 41- 43 cents per share on revenue of $1.65- $1.69 billion.
May 8- Antivirus and security software maker Symantec Corp reported a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting as it adjusts to falling PC sales. Net income attributable to the company rose to $217 million, or 31 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 28, from $190 million, or 27 cents per share, a year ago.
Headlines after the bell Thursday: CBS, Gap, GrubHub & more
The selling in the Nasdaq and small cap names is making some traders nervous, and some say it's a time to be wary while the once sizzling names burn.
*Sees 2014 adj loss of $2.10- $2.30/ share vs prev forecast of $2.00- $2.20. May 6- Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc forecast a bigger loss this year as it spends more on developing new products, sending its shares down as much as 10 percent in extended trading. FireEye also said it would acquire privately held nPulse Technologies for about $70 million.
May 6- Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue but said it expects a bigger loss in 2014 as it spends more on developing new products. Shares of FireEye, which went public last September, fell as much as 8 percent in extended trading.
Country's first chief technology officer, Aneesh Chopra, says anti-virus programs have grown too cumbersome to deal with today's threats.
Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.