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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....

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...

2010-07-29 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...

2010-07-15 08:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lindsay Lohan and Norton are warning fans and gossip-hounds alike, that searching for details of her latest predicament could result in their computers being infected by cyber WHAT/WHY: criminals. "I know I am very newsworthy, especially with everything going on and I'd hate to see my current situation cause frustration or damage to my fans," says...

2010-06-30 17:01:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The third installment of the "Twilight" franchise is breaking records for a midnight opening and legions of fans are searching for any details about the film they can find online. Cyber criminals know this and have already "poisoned" common search results hoping to gain access to people's computers and infect them with malicious software WHAT/WHY:...


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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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