Sources have been quoted as saying that there are intelligence inputs that suggest that soft targets like IT firms are likely to be attacked. Reports have also stated that Qaeda sympathizers have infiltrated to India through the Kutch border in Gujarat. According to the Home Ministry, the major IT firms that are in the terror radar are Microsoft, Google and Hewlett Packard.
Sources have also added that the Chief secretary Pankaj Dwivedi has instructed the police to review the security arrangements of the various IT firms in the city. They have been asked to raise their internal security arrangements besides those provided by the state police.