In a threat intelligence report that was sent to clients in July, Symantec said the online espionage effort dated back to October 2016. The campaign appeared to be the work of several groups, but tactics and techniques used suggest that the groups were operating with "similar goals or under the same sponsor", probably a nation state, according to the threat report, which was reviewed by Reuters. It did not name a state.
Some of the biggest corporations, including Russia's largest oil company Rosneft, Ukraine's international airport, shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk, and advertising giant WPP had come under the cyberattack in June this year.
Ukraine, the US and Russia were among the worst hit by Petya that struck organisations across the world earlier this week. Other countries that were impacted included France, the UK, Germany, China and Japan.
According to WhatsApp, the move was to help its parent company show Facebook users more relevant advertisements and friend recommendations.But some WhatsApp users - the service has more than a billion of them - accused the app of breaking its long-time privacy promises.
The partnership will enable customers to leverage business opportunities, reduce costs and improve productivity, TCS said in a statement.
Security software solutions firm Symantec has appointed Shrikant Shitole as Managing Director for its enterprise security business in India.
The next time you click on a link to watch your favourite video, think twice. According to a report by security solutions firm Symantec, India is ranked number two in the list of countries that are prime targets for cyber crimes perpetrated via social media.
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While external attackers and their evolving methods pose a great threat to companies, the dangers associated with the insider threat can be equally destructive and insidious.
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India continues to rank high in the list for even the most basic threats, pointing to an urgent need for improved awareness levels and security measures.
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Fifty percent of the mobile phone users in India do not use mobile security solutions, making them vulnerable to cyber-crime, a recent study by leading cyber security firm Symantec has found.
Fifty percent of the mobile phone users in India do not use mobile security solutions, making them vulnerable to cyber-crime, a recent study by cyber security firm Symantec has found.