October 23, 2014

Hacker “Yama Tough” Threatens Release of Source Code for Norton’s Antivirus Software

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For our readers who utilize Norton’s Antivirus software applications as part of their organization’s information security plans, be aware of a story recently released on the Reuters’ news related website announcing that “Hackers are to release full Norton Antivirus code on Tuesday”. It appears that a hacker who goes by the name of “Yama Tough” is threatening to release the full source code for Symantec Corp’s flagship Norton Antivirus software. Click here to read more about this developing story as reported by Frank Jack Daniel. If applicable, please pass this information along to … [Read more...]

Information Security Plans

Plan as a verb according to http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plan[2] 2plan Function: verb Inflected Form(s): planned; plan·ning transitive verb 1 : to arrange the parts of : design <plan a new layout> 2 : to devise or project the realization or achievement of <planned their escape> 3 : to have in mind : intend <plans to leave soon> intransitive verb 1 : to make plans <plan ahead> 2 : to have a specified intention —used with on<plans on going> This description is important to keep in mind when creating the organizations Information Security Plans.  A … [Read more...]