Most cybervictims blame themselves

Feel guilty and stupid about being hit by cybercrime? You're not alone. Almost as many victims feel guilty as angry, according to a report from Symantec.

Why Intel bought McAfee for $7.68 billion


Intel sold its anti-virus software division to Symantec in 1998. 12 years later the chip giant acquired McAfee for a whopping $7.68 billion. Why?

Android Tapsnake trojan tracks your every move


Symantec has positively identified a stealth trojan hidden in a Tapsnake video game app for Android smartphones.

Is Apple OS X more secure than Microsoft Windows?

Are Macs inherently more secure than PCs? Well, not according to cybersecurity analyst Hemanshu Nigam - who claims that OS X suffers from just "as many vulnerabilities" as Windows. 

Want to avoid cybercrime? Live in Detroit

They're a tech-savvy bunch in Seattle, but they're still more at risk of cybercrime than anywhere else in the US, according to a report from Symantec.