Google published its detailed plan to distrust Symantec certificates after Symantec was caught allowing several organizations to issue certificates on its name without any oversight.
So far the group has focused on gathering information, but the company warned that this could be a precursor to attacks on these countries' power grids.
Crisis, a previously detected trojan, has turned out to be much more sophisticated malware than originally described.
A software update to Symantec's Endpoint Protection software has pushed many Windows XP machines into blue screen limbo.
Symantec now admits that hackers accessed its network back in 2006 and stole the source code to numerous products.