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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...

2011-08-17 07:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT/WHY: Paris Hilton has reportedly misplaced two mobile devices during her travels this week. Hilton is rightfully alarmed, as anyone finding the devices is potentially capable of easy access to her private information and contacts. This isn't Hilton's first brush with mobile insecurity. In 2005, her mobile device was hacked and the contact info for her friends and family posted on the Internet. Hilton's high profile loss reminds us...

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...

2011-06-08 17:49:00

CHICAGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide dominated the 2011 North American Effie Awards taking home ten gold and silver medals. The event - held last night in New York City - recognizes any and all forms of marketing communication that contribute to a brand's success and effectiveness. Leo Burnett North America was awarded in five different categories for a diverse client list including Allstate, Delta Faucet, James Ready Brewing, Norton by Symantec and ComEd. The...


Latest Norton Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 05:14:09

Symbol: LIPR Group: Dicot Family: Linaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ADPR Adenolinum pratense (Norton) W.A. Weber   LILEP Linum lewisii Pursh var. pratense Norton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:39:12

Symbol: HYSCN Group: Dicot Family: Clusiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   HYFON Hypericum formosum Kunth var. nortoniae (M.E. Jones) C.L. Hitchc.   HYNO2 Hypericum nortoniae M.E. Jones Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CO, ID, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants...

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