Free ‘Norton Black Market Experience’ Event in Times Square
August 26, 2010
CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ —
The Black Market Experience is a rare opportunity for consumers to learn about the stark realities of cybercrime. The exhibit, set inside a fully converted semi truck, gives guests a glimpse into how the Internet "bad guys" virtually break into people's computers and online accounts to steal, sell and trade identities from everyday people - and how they're making millions doing so. This fully interactive tour will expose the following elements of WHAT: cybercrime:
- The Methods: How cybercriminals operate and propagate their stolen goods through purpose-built online scams.
- The Goods: Everyday examples of the items that are for sale on the Internet black market, bringing this secret online marketplace to life inside a tangible, physical space.
- The Faces: Real profiles of online thieves, as well as true stories from actual victims of cybercrime.
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Cybercrime is becoming more and more prevalent every day. Going through the Black Market Experience is key for consumers to contextualize this complex issue. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the cybercriminal's world, as well as options for protecting WHY: themselves online. WHO: General Public - FREE admission WHEN: Wednesday, September 1 from 11:00am - 3:00pm. WHERE: New York's Times Square, 43rd and Broadway CONTACTS: Noah Edwardsen 310-990-5153 Noah_Edwardsen@symantec.com Sondra Magness 310-709-1073 Sondra_Magness@symantec.com