A security researcher at Google recently found more than two dozen severe Symantec vulnerabilities affecting several security products.
An antivirus security tool from Symantec has a serious vulnerability that can be leveraged for easy exploits if users don't patch immediately.
Next-generation endpoint security solutions are poised to overtake traditional antivirus tools as the go-to for security teams.
Antivirus software has the potential to provide an attack surface for savvy cybercriminals — provided they can find any vulnerabilities in the tools.
Subpar APIs in one of AVG's Chrome extensions could wind up exposing user browsing history or even turn the extension into a vessel for malware.
Researchers have shown how HTML5 could be used to hide malware through a series of obfuscation techniques that antivirus tools can't detect.
Adware programs that are designed to render advertisements on end user systems emerged as the second-most prevalent security threat in 2014.
A research advisory says the AlienSpy RAT is deploying the Citadel malware across financial institutions and stealing data in other organizations.
Researchers say a new strain of ransomware called CrypVault is locking out computer users in a way that resembles antivirus software and demands payment.
Web attacks struck 38 percent of all computer users this year, an overall rise of 1 billion from 2013, as cybercriminals become more focused on banks.