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Ousted Symantec CEO may get $18.5 million in severance payment

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 21:06

Symantec Corp`s sacked Chief Executive Stephen Bennett may get as much as $18.5 million in severance payment, based on his employment agreement.

UK`s top hackers to compete for cyber security prize

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 00:14

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

Symantec forecast falls short of estimates as PC market weakens

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 10:36

Symantec shares were down 12.5 percent in extended trading.

`India has third highest infection rate of ZeroAccess botnet`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 18:10

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

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 17:29

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 11:56

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.

Indian firms in favour of using mobile devices for work

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 10:49

According to the online survey of 13,018 adults in the age band 18-64 years across 24 countries (Indian sample size 1,000 persons), 68 percent of Indians are the most addicted to their mobile phones across the Asia Pacific region.

77% Indian parents aware of cyberbullying: Symantec

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:16

About 77 percent parents in India are aware of cyberbullying, which could prove deadly for their children, according to Symantec Software Solutions, makers of Norton anti-virus software.

Symantec Corporation wishes to tackle cyber crime with govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 23:30

"We want to be associated with the government's cyber cell to help curb the rising rate of cybercrime," Country Sales Manager (in India and SAARC), Norton, Ritesh Chopra said Tuesday.

`Stuxnet worm older than previously believed`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 14:05

The computer worm that targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, security experts from an anti-virus company have revealed.

Microsoft attacks Google in new ‘do not get scroogled by Gmail’ campaign

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 13:35

The new campaign encourages users of Google''s free e-mail service to dump it for Microsoft''s Outlook.com.

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 10:41

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.