Infy, Wipro, 2 other IT majors get terror e-mail

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Bangalore, Jan 4: Major IT firms, Wipro, Infosys, Accenture, Capgemini, and Cranes Software in Bangalore have received a terror e-mail leading to a high alert. A terror threat to IT firms in silicon city might not be anything new. But preliminary investigations show that the threat should not be taken lightly.

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Karnataka Police has gripped up security around major software firms viewing a threat from an email which originated in USA. The email warns the IT firms the blocking of a Youtube channel will not deter terrorists from carrying out their task of targeting major software firms.

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Additional Commissioner, Gopal B Hosur confirmed that Infosys, Wipro, Capgemini and Accenture have received threat mails and added that security has been beefed up and they are not taking any chance.

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He said, "An email is doing the rounds which has been taken seriously and we have beefed the security for all the IT firms in the city and not taking anything lightly."

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IT capitals major software firms have been in the crosshairs of terrorists groups for a long time and this time around every threat will be given utmost attention to avoid any dire consequences.

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OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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