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Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude products

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 09:28

Kaspersky confirmed on Monday that authorities in Beijing had moved to restrict government purchases of software from non-Chinese companies.

Beijing to bar Symantec, Kaspersky anti-virus in procurement: Report

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 08:35

Kaspersky spokesman Alejandro Arango said: "We are investigating and engaging in conversations with Chinese authorities about this matter. It is too premature to go into any additional details at this time." 

Symantec appoints Adrian Jones as APJ Senior Vice President

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:21

Security software maker Symantec Corp Friday said it has appointed Adrian Jones as Senior Vice President for its Asia Pacific and Japan operations.

IBM overtakes Trend Micro as No. 3 security software maker

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 04:04

IBM overtook Japan`s Trend Micro Inc <4704.T> to become the world`s No. 3 provider of security software last year, after acquiring cybersecurity firm Trusteer, according to market share data released on Tuesday by Gartner.

69% of targeted cyber attacks in India on large cos: Symantec

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:40

More than two-thirds of targeted cyber attacks in India are focused on large firms, with criminals willing to wait longer to strike for bigger rewards, security software maker Symantec said Thursday.

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.