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2010-08-09 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, Canada, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today Insiderslab.com issues new research reports on large insider trades found in the above Blue Chips or Penny Stock companies. Insiders refer to company C-Level Officers (CEOs, CFOs, COOs) and Directors who are involved in making critical corporate decisions. There are thousands of insider filings on the stock markets every day. Insiderslab.com strives to turn this massive raw data into usable information that investors can use to do...

2010-06-14 06:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released "An Overview of Software Integrity Controls: An Assurance-Based Approach to Minimizing Risks in the Software Supply Chain." The new report provides actionable...

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2009-12-02 15:04:40

Hackers are spreading a computer virus by sending out emails urging people to visit a fake website offering vaccines for the swine flu. Researchers from security firms Symantec Corp and AppRiver said, "The email purports to be from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, directing them to what looks like an official government website to fill out a vaccination form." Researchers said on Tuesday they began seeing millions of spam emails as part of a plan to infect computers with this vicious...

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...

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2009-09-03 05:55:00

Hackers and even possibly law enforcement agencies have a disturbing new cyber crime tool. A new virus allows them to listen in on voice conversations through the computer rather than a phone line. A new "Trojan horse" virus that records Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls through the popular Skype service, now gives the ability to eavesdrop. Skype is a software application that allows the users to make free or low-cost voice calls between computers or from a computer to a phone. At...

2009-07-21 07:23:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released "The Software Supply Chain Integrity Framework: Defining Risks and Responsibilities for Securing Software in the Global Supply Chain." The paper outlines the first...

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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...

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2009-06-11 05:50:00

Free anti-virus products by makers like Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc are facing new competition as Microsoft Corp is set to introduce a similar new product, Reuters reported.  A spokesman for the world's largest software maker said it is running a preliminary version of the product with its own employees first.  However, he added, Microsoft would make a trial version, or product beta, available on its website, but did not offer an exact date.  The New York Stock exchange...

2009-05-19 13:33:00

Enrique Salem, President and CEO, Symantec Corp; Steve Rubinow, CIO, NYSE Euronext; Larry Bonfante, CIO, US Tennis Association/US Open; and Senator Bill Bradley to Speak FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today unveiled the keynote speakers for the 2009 VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards, which will bring together North America's top information technology (IT) solution providers on June 2 in New York City. Enrique Salem,...

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2009-05-13 06:39:17

On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp announced that hackers are seeking to exploit its PowerPoint presentation software. The company has released a patch for Windows PC users as protection. The company also added that a version of PowerPoint for Apple Inc's Mac computer is also vulnerable, although they do not believe hackers are attempting to attack it. Microsoft, the world's number 1 software maker, called the threat "critical." According to Symantec Corp, the world's top maker of security software,...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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