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How to use Symantec Scan Engine 5.2 content scanning technologies for direct integration with your applications or devices

One of the "best hidden secrets" in Symantes's portfolio is likely the Symantec Scan Engine. This product emerged many years ago from our integration work with large Internet carriers to provide a high-scalable, high-performance antivirus scan engine...

G_Sanchidrian by Level 3
Employee Accredited
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Buffer Overflow Part 1 -The Basics

This article explains the most commonly known attack buffer overflow at a very basic level. What is Buffer over Flow? A traditional definition defines BOF as "In computer security and programming, a buffer overflow buffer overrun, is an anomaly whe...

How to remove Hacktool.Rootkit Antivirus from a system

Hello Friends, I am very new to these type of forums and this is my first article on any issue. I am working as software engineer with an estemmed organization . I am currently in US on client side and I faced the  Hacktool.Rootkit  last week , I h...

My Security Story

I work for a small technical college we have about 350 permanent employees and 300 part-timers with around 5000 students and 1450 altiris nodes. We used Sophos for about 5 years and started having some real problems with the scanning functions. The s...

Jeanne by Level 3
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Changing to Symantec - Tell Your Security Story Contest

This is for the company a work for about 2 years ago. Their contract with the old company was done. They want to change company because of some problem they got with the old software. Our work environment: The environments include staff members, re...

Frank019 by Level 4
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Support Makes the Case

I work for an IT Company which provides security products to other companies. One of our clients was using Symantec antivirus corporate edition 10.1.which we had suggested to them and were supporting. The client had no issue with the Symantec Antivir...

True Data Loss Prevention

To all reading, not all data loss prevention solutions are equal.  This company had implemented the Vericept product before my time and the intent was to monitor for malicious and fraud activities by our Corporate Security arm.  Information Security ...