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India one of the top countries for mobile malware infections, says Symantec report

Symantec ISTR is an overview of the threat landscape, including insights into global threat activity, cyber criminal trends, and motivations for attackers.

Hackers to exploit AI technology for data breaches in 2018: Symantec

Hackers can use artificial intelligence and machine learning to comprise security of services, IoT devices and cryptocurrency wallets.


Petya ransomware cyberattack: India worst hit in Asia pacific region, claims Symantec

India has been the worst hit in the Asia-Pacific region by the 'Petya' ransomware that has claimed thousands of victims globally, security software firm Symantec today said. Globally, India ranked as the seventh most impacted nation.

Symantec attributes 40 cyber attacks to CIA-linked hacking tools

Past cyber attacks on scores of organizations around the world were conducted with top secret hacking tools exposed by Wikileaks, says security firm Symantec.

Parents believe their children more likely to be bullied online: Norton report

According to the Norton report, only 40 per cent of Indian parents allowed their children to access the Internet before age 11.

Norton launches updated Mobile Security for Android mobiles

Norton users can now view their security and privacy with a new report card feature


Symantec report: Cybercriminals love Indian enterprises, social media adding fuel to fire

The most worrisome trend was the doubling in the number of zero-day attacks from 24 in 2014 to 54 in 2015

Symantec Corp to double cyber-security experts at Chennai centre

Symantec Corp today said it will double the number of cyber security professionals at its Chennai centre to more than 200 over the next year

Focus on protecting sensitive Aadhaar data, says Symantec VP

In conversation with Cheri McGuire, vice-president, global government affairs & cybersecurity policy, Symantec Corporation.

India is the 9th most affected by ransomware attacks says Symantec

A new Symantec research report says smart wearables are the next target for ransomware attacks