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2009-09-15 10:07:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) Consumer Division has selected Leo Burnett USA to be its Global and North American Agency of Record, including brand strategy, advertising and marketing communications. The additional roles expand the retail marketing work that Arc Worldwide, Leo Burnett's marketing services arm, has done for the past eight years with its Consumer Marketing Team. Leo Burnett and Arc Worldwide will solidify the Norton brand and position it as...

2009-08-21 11:01:00

Symantec recently unveiled a list of 100 "worst of the worst" websites - nearly half of which used porn to lure people to pages that were filled with viruses. The company's list of "Dirtiest Web Sites" included names of sites like firstsexyteeen, schoolbad, and cheatsarchive. Video gamers often search online for "cheats" to help beat the games they are playing, or unlock more features in the game. Although almost half of the websites on the list contained adult content, the remaining...

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...

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...

2008-07-16 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...

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