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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...

2011-04-15 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released the 2012 beta versions of the award-winning Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, which are now available for free download from the Norton beta website. The Norton 2012 betas improve on performance and protection in what are already the industry's fastest and lightest security products(1). They include key security enhancements, including the ability to assess the safety and...

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2011-04-05 11:40:00

Malicious code is being spread by smartphones and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter as criminals target these devices, security software maker Symantec Corp. revealed in its annual threat analysis. "The report found that data breaches caused by hacking resulted in an average of more than 260,000 identities exposed per breach in 2010, nearly quadruple that of any other cause," according to a statement on Symantec's web site. When it comes to mobile devices, the report...

2011-03-19 00:00:28

iYogi reviews the topmost security measures to be taken while surfing social networking sites in order to prevent you from phishing attacks, e-mail scams and other malicious threats. iYogi provides the remote online technical assistance on ensuring enhanced security / privacy settings and more. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 iYogi, the provider of on-demand remote tech support services, has announced a new iYogi Reviews report on top five security measures for users of social networking...

2011-02-16 09:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As evidenced by the new Norton Cybercrime Index, which launched today and tracks and warns people about cybercrime risks, online crime takes place daily all over the world. Last year, Symantec discovered 286 million distinct threats, an average of nine new threats every second, targeting consumer, corporate and government computers. Given the massive growth in threats, consumers need the strongest, most comprehensive protection to...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (Norton) WHAT/WHY: While shoppers are looking for the hottest deals from online retailers to kick off their holiday shopping, cybercriminals are also looking to "score big" - by stealing shoppers' personal and financial information. This year, cyber thieves got off to an early start and Norton expects them to continue their nefarious holiday scams. Norton has observed spam messages promoting replica watches, health products, free gift...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the availability of Norton Online Family Premier, providing additional new features such as online video monitoring, 90-day histories and automatic usage reports. Developed by Norton with the guidance of prominent Internet safety, parenting and child behavior experts from around the world, the Premier version makes it even easier for parents to foster communication with their kids about...

2010-11-02 08:15:00

MUMBAI, India and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- eScan, a leading provider of real-time anti-virus and content security solutions, today announced the launch of eScan 11, a more feature-rich, user-friendly version of its next generation information security solution. eScan 11 includes a new interface and additional support offerings that is designed to accommodate any user - from novice to expert to gamers and other users with unique needs. eScan 11's user...

2010-10-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans feel their home computers are protected from viruses, malware and hackers but that confidence does not translate to their mobile devices with 87 percent of people surveyed reporting they feel safer going online with their PCs than with their phones, according to the 2010 National Cyber Security Alliance - Norton by Symantec Online Safety Study released today. The study also finds that Americans' stated confidence with their PC's...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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