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2010-07-29 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to a new Norton study, more than one in three of the top-trending search terms returned at least 10 percent malicious results, putting people's computers and personal information at risk from cybercrime. It turns out that between February and May, searching for "tropical dreams sweepstakes" could actually have been a nightmare, and searching for "red hot laugh riot" could have been anything but funny. At the peak of their...

2010-05-26 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- THE ISSUE: While consumers are fueling the skyrocketing adoption of sophisticated technology in the form of smart phones, home networks, netbooks, tablets, cloud-based services and various smart computing devices, they still need to follow recommended computer maintenance best practices such as PC tune-up, enabling Wi-Fi protection settings and...

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2009-06-11 12:45:00

Symantec Corp is looking to expand its consumer business beyond its line of Norton security products. Helped along by the world's biggest PC maker, Hewlett-Packard, the company plans to sell its online backup services on all of HP's new computers, Reuters reported. HP will now ship all the personal computers it sells to consumers with preloaded Symantec software that offers subscription to an Internet-based PC backup service, Symantec said on Thursday. Consumers will be offered a one-month...

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2009-06-11 05:50:00

Free anti-virus products by makers like Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc are facing new competition as Microsoft Corp is set to introduce a similar new product, Reuters reported.  A spokesman for the world's largest software maker said it is running a preliminary version of the product with its own employees first.  However, he added, Microsoft would make a trial version, or product beta, available on its website, but did not offer an exact date.  The New York Stock exchange...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif. and CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading search engine Ask.com, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) with 76 million monthly unique users, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), whose Norton brand is the world's security market share leader for consumer software and services, today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership to deliver the best answers and even safer search results on the Web. Together, Ask.com and Symantec developed Safe...

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2008-11-19 11:29:58

Microsoft announced it will offer free anti-virus and security solution software starting from the second half of next year. It will stop selling its all-in-one security and PC management service, OneCare, at the end of June 2009. With the code-name Morro, the new software will be a program suited to small and less powerful computers. It will be a free download and will support Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. The anti-virus market is already flooded with big-name players...

2008-10-14 09:00:23

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced its new remote PC help service, Norton Premium Services (www.norton.com/tuneup), designed to deliver convenient, no hassle PC assistance. Now, both non-Norton and Norton customers benefit with trusted, remote PC help. The service provides comprehensive PC help offerings including a Norton PC Checkup Service (available 24x7) to identify performance problems, provide a custom PC report card and identify hidden...

2008-09-29 09:00:26

Q. A friend of mine suggested that I "defragment" my computer every once in a while. He said it will boost performance, but he also said it will move my data around. I tend to be very organized as to where I put documents on my computer. Will defragmenting my computer jumble my files and put them into random places? A. No. Defragmenting a hard disk doesn't change or scramble the organization of files and folders that you have established. Your file organization should look just the same...

2008-08-12 09:00:55

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, announced the availability of Norton Safe Web beta, a Web site rating service that makes the Internet a safer place, whether shopping, watching video, downloading music or just surfing the Web. Leveraging the power of Norton Safe Web beta, users can easily differentiate safe Web sites from malicious ones by observing the visual site ratings delivered within everyday search results from top sites like Google, Yahoo! and Live...

2008-07-16 09:00:41

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced that Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division and Toshiba of Canada Limited will include Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security 2008 on all of its laptop computers. Toshiba will offer a full-featured complimentary 60-day introductory subscription of Norton security software in English, Spanish and French to its laptop customers in North...


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