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2011-10-27 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced expansion of its NortonLive Ultimate Help Desk service to include support for Mac® computers and applications. This personal IT help desk service for consumers and small businesses with up to 10 computers now offers multi-platform support for Mac OS systems and applications, as well as Windows-based systems and many digital devices. With Norton market research...

2011-10-10 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released the public beta of version 6.0 of its award-winning all-in-one security suite Norton 360. The beta is available for free download from the Norton beta website, and includes the powerful core security technology found in Norton Internet Security 2012, in addition to enhanced PC tuneup and backup capabilities. The Norton 360 beta is designed to deliver the strongest, most comprehensive...

2011-10-06 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition, the world's fastest growing cloud-based antivirus, has been certified by the prestigious, independent testing lab AV-Test.org. This is the first time that Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition has participated in these tests, which replicate today's real-world threat scenarios. The AV-Test.org evaluation, conducted between July and August 2011,...

2011-10-04 03:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today introduced the consumer portfolio of Webroot® SecureAnywhere(TM), the industry's fastest, lightest, least demanding protection (1), available starting today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA79653LOGO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA79653-b) "For far too long, people have endured a miserable experience with their PC...

2011-09-07 08:32:00

MEDINA, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to streamline time, effectiveness, and value, antivirus and security firm Thirtyseven4, LLC announced today that a majority of Medina County school districts have successfully united, to receive its cutting edge security solution, Thirtyseven4 Antivirus. Participating school districts include Brunswick City, Cloverleaf Local, Medina City and Wadsworth City. "With today's budget restrictions and increased workloads, we have to...

Symantec Releases 2011 Cybercrime Report
2011-09-07 07:24:52

  Symantec Corp., the maker of Norton antivirus software, has calculated for the first time the annual cost of global cybercrime: $114 billion. The Norton Cybercrime Report 2011 found that 431 million adults were the victims of cybercrime within the past year, with the cost surpassing the combined global black market in marijuana, cocaine and heroin. According to the report more than two thirds of online adults have been the victim of cybercrime in their lifetime. Every second...

2011-09-07 02:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today released Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2012 and announced several new products, all of which further its Norton Everywhere initiative to protect consumers everywhere they go - across locations, platforms, devices and digital experiences. The company is delivering on the initiative with mobile and cloud-based technology, including new features in the Norton 2012 products and...

2011-08-31 10:32:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced a Small Business Plan for NortonLive Ultimate Help Desk - a professional IT help desk service that supports a broad range of computing and digital devices commonly used at home or in the office. It offers resource-constrained small business owners an efficient and cost-effective alternative to in-person support services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/LA39884LOGO)...

2011-08-11 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHY: With more than six billion applications downloaded to date, it's clear that the Android Market is experiencing explosive growth and that consumers are hooked on downloading what they want, when they want it. At the same time, consumers need to be vigilant about safeguarding their mobile phones because Symantec's latest Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 16, found that researchers identified nearly four times as many...

2011-07-13 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that its Safe Web for Facebook application, a free tool to let Facebook users know if links are safe before clicking on them, has surpassed one million users less than a year after its initial launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/LA39884LOGO) Norton Safe Web for Facebook protects users by scanning their news feeds and identifying URLs containing security risks such...