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2008-09-22 09:00:28

It can be awful to have your Windows computer infected with malicious software, but it is almost as bad suffering the daily burdens imposed by the security software designed to protect you. Too often, security programs significantly slow down the computer, causing lags in booting up the machine, launching programs and receiving e-mail. Not only that, they can be incredibly annoying, popping up frequent messages or asking questions in techie lingo. Now, Symantec has decided to radically...

2008-09-09 09:00:20

Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading enterprise gateway security company, today announced the industry's leading spam detection guarantee, designed to provide US-based customers with the most comprehensive protection during the year's highest spamming season. Backed by a 99 percent Spam Detection Accuracy Guarantee, Secure Mail will provide customers with the spam protection they need as they enter the well-documented and historically proven fall spam surge. Last fall,...

2008-08-28 03:00:28

By Anonymous Mobile data protection IronKey Enterprise provides always-on mobile data protection and policy enforcement by combining a USB flash drive, remote management and security policy enforcement from a centralized administrative console. While hardware-based military- grade encryption protects critical data, portable security applications and Internet protection services provide identity management capabilities. A standardized set of enforceable policies can be downloaded onto each...

2008-08-26 09:00:00

With the school year just starting, working parents may breathe a sigh of relief that the children are safely back in school for the next nine months, but what happens after 3 pm when the kids are home alone with unsupervised computer access? For many parents, these are the danger hours when children are most likely to visit inappropriate websites and are also most vulnerable to Internet predators. In these cases as well as when parents are home, Internet filtering software can serve as a...

2008-08-18 09:00:32

School Family Media, a leading resource for parent teacher groups in the United States, has selected Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world's leading Internet security company and maker of Norton, as its partner in keeping America's schoolchildren and their families safe online. Through this partnership, Symantec will reach thousands of parent teacher organization (PTO) and parent teacher association (PTA) groups across the country to deliver educational messages and resources dedicated to...

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...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading enterprise gateway security company, today published the company's Q2 Internet Threat Report containing data and analysis from the Secure Computing research team. Among other findings, the report shows that while spam volume and new zombies have decreased in the past quarter, enterprises and home users are increasingly being attacked through malicious Web content and blended security attacks. The Secure Computing report states that...

2008-07-29 09:00:41

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced an upgrade to Symantec Network Access Control, providing comprehensive enforcement for managed endpoints, guest users and unmanaged devices. Symantec is helping customers reduce overall cost and simplify network access control deployment by integrating the on-demand client into Symantec Network Access Control. In addition, consolidated network access control policy configuration and management for managed and guest users can all be done through the...

2008-07-17 03:00:18

By IRIS TAYLOR Gampass, Mumawow and Storm aren't the names of computer games. They are monikers for three sinister and malicious pieces of malware. What's malware? It is software and codes that Internet crooks around the world secretly download onto people's computers or embed in Web pages. The goal: Hitchhike back to people's computers and damage, disrupt or hijack them for criminal use; implant pop-up advertisements; or steal confidential data and money from their bank accounts....

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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