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2010-09-09 20:15:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, Sept. 9th, 2010, Symantec Security Response began actively tracking a new, malicious computer worm that spreads What/Why: using a socially engineered e-mail attack. The threat arrives via an e-mail that asks the recipient to click on a link embedded in the e-mail. This link actually points to a malicious program file that is disguised as a PDF...

2010-09-08 02:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The next time you surf the Internet, consider this: You might be just one click away from becoming the next cybercrime victim. A new study released today from security software maker Norton reveals the staggering prevalence of cybercrime: Two-thirds (65 percent) of Internet users globally, and almost three-quarters (73 percent) of U.S. Web surfers have fallen victim to cybercrimes, including computer viruses, online credit card fraud and...

2010-08-24 08:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New waves of e-mails with shocking subject lines that are nearly impossible to resist opening are making the WHAT/WHY: rounds. Examples of these subject lines include: -- Beyonce Knowles Fatal Car Crash -- Brad Pitt Fatal Car Crash -- Johnny Depp died -- Madonna Fatal Car Crash -- Oprah Winfrey...

2010-08-23 23:01:00

A team of security analysts found that most leading anti-spyware and anti-virus software fail to detect commonly used keyloggers. HALIFAX, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ - Keyloggers are designed to silently record all of one's computer activity. They are commonly used for parents to monitor their children's computer activity. Now they are being used for criminal activity ranging from spying on individuals, identity theft and data theft. The security team at SpyReveal tested the leading anti-spyware...

2010-08-17 12:38:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that its flagship Panda Internet Security 2010 solution has been awarded the top spot by prestigious German testing laboratory AV-Test.org in its Q2 Product Review and Certification Report (http://av-test.org/). Panda's award-winning anti-virus solution also received AV-Test certification after surpassing all protection, cleaning and usability tests, as well as those designed to test the...

2010-08-09 01:00:00

BRACKNELL, England, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HP customers now get Norton Internet Security 2010 (worth 39.99 pounds Sterling) with selected laptop & desktop computers. Stay safe and secure when using the Internet with the latest software package from leading Internet security company Norton. HP customers can browse webpages, download email and use social network sites safe in the knowledge that their PC, data and identity is being protected. Norton Internet Security 2010 is available on...

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...

2010-06-15 15:44:00

In the news release, Norton Online Family Expands its Protection to Families Worldwide, issued 15-Jun-2010 by Norton from Symantec over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read, "To use Norton Online Family on a PC (Windows 7, Windows XP Home or Professional, SP2 or later; Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Windows Vista 32-bit or 64-bit, SP1 or later) or Mac (Mac OS X 10.5), parents simply sign up and create a family account at...

2010-05-27 07:47:00

FAIRFAX, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading provider of proactive security solutions from single desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today announced the general release of Norman Security Suite PRO Version 8 for Valued Added Resellers and Managed Service Providers serving the U.S. market. One of many new capabilities includes the ability to detect and prevent installation of rogue antivirus programs currently plaguing PC users of the Internet. Today, millions...

2010-01-21 12:05:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- eSoft, Inc., a leader in secure web filtering, announced today it has secured its 40th SiteFilter OEM partner. eSoft's 40 partners include anti-virus, network security, desktop software, mobile phone and managed services vendors, among others. eSoft's SiteFilter solution categorizes the active areas of the web across the globe with unparalleled coverage and accuracy, providing partners with strong security and policy control features in their...


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