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2010-10-20 23:01:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween themed e-mails are being used to disguise online scams, often with the promise of fun, free and "too good to be true" offers of gifts and other spooky goodies. To date, Norton has witnessed e-mails advertising jackpots, sweepstakes, gift cards, e-cards, personalized gifts, WHAT/WHY: online contests, and even free print products and costumes....

2010-10-01 10:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- US authorities yesterday charged more than sixty people with using a malicious computer program known as the Zeus Trojan to steal millions of dollars. The people were believed to be part of an international cybercrime ring that employed "money mules" to set up bank accounts and help transfer the WHAT/WHY: stolen money. According to...

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...

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2010-09-09 06:00:00

More than one-in-four Internet users have given a fake name while online, and more than 20 percent have done something they regret while surfing the Web, according to a groundbreaking study released Wednesday by Internet security firm Symantec. The study, entitled "Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact", reveals the widespread problem of global cybercrime, including identity theft, viruses, hacking, online harassment, cyberscams, phishing and sexual predation.  It also highlights...

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...

2010-09-01 14:22:00

BARRINGTON, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton's U.S.A., a general store featuring an eclectic assortment of all American-made products, has launched their new online store (www.nortonsusa.com). "People want to support American workers by purchasing American-made products, but those products are often difficult to find," said Deborah Leydig, founder. Three years ago Leydig transformed a 1920s barn into a delightful general store that sells products made exclusively in the United...

2010-08-31 23:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Superstar rapper Snoop Dogg and Norton are encouraging Snoop fans, rap enthusiasts and everyone who wants to take a stand against cybercrime to enter the "Hack is Wack" cybercrime rap What: video contest. The contest, which runs through Sept. 30, 2010, asks participants to create and upload a two-minute rap video at www.HackIsWack.com...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

NORTON, Mass., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Computing Corporation (MCC), the market leader in value-priced data acquisition, today announced the release of DAQFlex 1.0 - a new software framework that extends support for MCC DAQ to a broad range of operating systems including Linux, Mac and Windows CE. Support for these operating systems expands MCC's off-the-shelf solutions to the growing non-Windows end-user, OEM, and embedded computing marketplaces. (Logo:...

2010-08-30 13:44:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton is warning consumers searching for the big winners, fashion faux pas and juicy backstage gossip stemming from last night's Emmy Awards that many common search terms have already been "poisoned" by online criminals looking to steal WHAT/WHY: users' personal information....

2010-08-26 07:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Market Experience is a rare opportunity for consumers to learn about the stark realities of cybercrime. The exhibit, set inside a fully converted semi truck, gives guests a glimpse into how the Internet "bad guys" virtually break into people's computers and online accounts to steal, sell and trade identities from everyday people - and how they're making millions doing so....


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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