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Snoop Dogg and Norton Announce ‘Hack is Wack’ Video Contest To Raise Cybercrime Awareness

August 31, 2010

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ —


                Superstar rapper Snoop Dogg and Norton are encouraging Snoop
                fans, rap enthusiasts and everyone who wants to take a stand
                against cybercrime to enter the "Hack is Wack" cybercrime rap
    What:       video contest.

                The contest, which runs through Sept. 30, 2010, asks
                participants to create and upload a two-minute rap video at
                www.HackIsWack.com showing off their lyrical skills on the
                subject of cybercrime.  Entries can rap about topics
                including hacking, identity theft, computer viruses, and why
                it's important to protect yourself from online crime.  Check
                out Snoop's original rap on www.HackIsWack.com now! Snoop
                will make the initial call for entries through his Facebook,
                Twitter and YouTube channels.  The official Twitter hashtag
                for the contest is #SnoopNorton.

                The winner will receive round trip airfare for two to Los
                Angeles along with two days and two nights hotel stay for a
                chance of a lifetime for aspiring rappers to meet with
                Snoop's management, learn more about his business and get
                tips on how to make it to the top.  Additionally, the winner
                will receive; two tickets to a Snoop Dogg concert; and a new
                laptop with Norton Internet Security 2011.  Snoop's
                management team will judge the top five videos and pick a
                winner from those finalists.  The winner, to be announced on
                Oct. 20, 2010, will be selected based on overall creativity,
                rapping and performing skills, and delivery of a compelling
                anti-cybercrime message.

                No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. The Norton "Hack
                is Wack" Cybercrime Rap Contest is sponsored by Symantec
                Corporation. Open to legal residents of the U.S. & D.C., and
                must be the age of majority or older. Begins 12:01am ET on
                9/1/10 and ends 11:59pm ET on 9/30/10. For Official Rules,
                visit www.hackiswack.com.

                See contest rules at www.HackIsWack.com for who is eligible to
    Who:        participate.

                Contest begins Sept. 1 and ends Sept. 30.  Winner will be
    When:       announced Oct. 20.

    Where:     Enter online at www.HackIsWack.com.

    Contacts:  Noah Edwardsen
               Norton
               310-990-5153
               noah_edwardsen@symantec.com

               Corey Martin
               Edelman for Norton
               415-486-3243
               corey.martin@edelman.com

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