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2009-10-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans today are getting the message that Internet safety and security is critical to their daily lives but many still need to employ safer cyber hygiene, according to the 2009 National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)-Symantec Online Safety Study, released by the NCSA and Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), makers of Norton security software. The study results show that 85 percent of Americans feel they are most responsible for keeping their...

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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...

2009-05-04 17:00:00

Annual State of the Net Survey Found Around $8 Billion Lost to Viruses, Spyware and Phishing; Tests of Security Software Reveal That Free Options Match the Best Pay Products   YONKERS, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It continues to be a boom time for cybercrime according to the latest Consumer Reports National Research Center "State of the Net" survey. Consumer Reports found that one in five online consumers have been victims of cybercrime in the last two years to the...

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...

2008-12-11 08:30:00

MIAMI, Florida, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-based ProtectStar Inc, an independent, internationally active IT and communications security specialist, has announced its annual awards after testing major Internet security suites again this year. Fourteen major names were put to a thorough series of tests at the ProtectStar(TM) Test Lab together with AV-Comparatives. The final assessment focused on security, usability and performance as well as cost-effectiveness and features....

2008-12-09 11:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global leader in Internet content security, announced today that the company's URL filtering and Web Security technologies defeated six other market-leading products tested by independent tester Cascadia Labs -- proving that the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network delivers security that's smarter than traditional approaches of blocking Web threats. The URL filtering and Web security technologies in the...

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...

2008-10-07 09:00:25

Symantec Vision -- As part of its Information Risk Management (IRM) strategy to secure and manage unstructured information such as email and online collaborative content, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Brightmail Gateway 8.0, its new messaging security platform. Formerly known as Symantec Mail Security 8300 Series, Brightmail Gateway 8.0 introduces new sender reputation technology allowing organizations to protect their unstructured information such as email, instant...

2008-10-06 00:00:17

By Izwan Ismail SYMANTEC has rolled out Norton Internet Security 2009 and Norton AntiVirus 2009, which are aimed at addressing the changing online threat landscape. Company vice president, Asia-Pacific and Japan consumer business David Freer said online threats have moved from duping users into opening attachments, to the current situation where cybercrooks hack into known and legitimate Web sites to prey on unsuspecting visitors. "This means that one can still be attacked by visiting...

2008-09-29 18:00:20

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated , a global leader in Internet content security, found that for most consumers, Internet security software is like tedious dental visits -- compulsory, but needed. Memory consumption that slows down computers, high prices and lengthy scan times were top reasons why nearly half of the respondents surveyed report to be disgruntled with the security software choices offered on the market and believe that there has to be a...