Symantec discovers 'most sophisticated' spying bug used by nations for cyber espionage
Symantec discovers 'most sophisticated' spying bug used by nations for cyber espionage

A leading computer security company has said that it has discovered one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen that has been used against a range of targets around the world for six years.

UK`s top hackers to compete for cyber security prize

As the attack on cyberspace worsens day by day, top hackers of UK will be competing in a challenge to test cyber security.

`India has third highest infection rate of ZeroAccess botnet`

ZeroAccess, which is one of the largest known botnets in existence, has infected more than 1.9 million computers globally on a given day in August this year with India having the third highest infection rate after the US and Japan, cyber security firm Symantec has said.

Researchers identify Chinese hacking group that attacks `high-value` targets

Researchers from security firm Symantec have reportedly unearthed a hacking group, based in China, which is believed to attack specific ` high-value` targets.

Hacker group in China linked to big cyber attacks: Symantec

Researchers have discovered a group of highly sophisticated hackers operating for hire out of China, a U.S computer security company said on Tuesday, and it linked them to some of the best-known espionage attacks in recent years.

Microsoft, Symantec take down `$1mln a yr` botnet

Security experts from Microsoft and anti-virus specialists Symantec have shut down a botnet that was believed to be illegally raking in over one million dollars a year.

Porn sites `least dangerous` place on web

Pornographic websites are no longer the ‘most dangerous’ places on web for picking up viruses.

Emerging cities, SMBs new targets for cyber crime: Symantec

Emerging cities like Surat, Indore, Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam face increasing risk of online attacks.

`Mobile devices have become critical business tools`

With mobile phones emerging as an important business tool, Indian enterprises are embracing the mobile devices in a big way despite certain risks involved, a survey said here today.

Symantec says pcAnywhere safe, offers free upgrade

Symantec Corp said it is safe to use its pcAnywhere software for accessing remote PCs after it asked customers last week to disable the product because it put them at greater risk of being hacked.

Facebook users` account details inadvertently leaked: Symantec

Facebook IFRAME applications inadvertently leaked access tokens to third parties like advertisers.

`76% Indians victim of cybercrime`

About 60 percent said they were attacked by some form of computer virus and malware.

Symantec and Wipro sign new pact

Symantec Corporation and Wipro
Limited today inked a new partnership under which Wipro
Infotech will offer data loss prevention and backup and
recovery infrastructure consultancy services based on
Symantech Technology.