Symantec Boosts Security Line

Symantec announces line of Internet security solutions with added protection

August 18, 2004

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CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC - News), the world leader in information security, today announced the upcoming release of the latest line of Symantec consumer and home office Internet security solutions, which feature enhanced levels of protection designed to address the newest and most rampant online threats. Led by Symantec's integrated security and privacy protection suite, Norton Internet Security 2005, the new line of comprehensive solutions includes best-of-breed core protection point products -- Norton AntiVirus 2005, Norton Personal Firewall 2005, and Norton AntiSpam 2005.

Norton AntiVirus 2005 provides further automatic protection against blended threats like "Sasser" and "Blaster" with exclusive new Internet Worm Protection technology. Norton Personal Firewall 2005 and Norton AntiSpam 2005 each offer enhanced features for added defense against fraud and certain types of phishing scams. Norton Internet Security 2005 seamlessly integrates Symantec's three core protection point products, and incorporates Parental Controls, a Web content filtering solution, along with a new Outbreak Alert feature -- all in one easy-to-use solution.

"Because online security threats have quickly evolved with such high levels of complexity, consumer and home office PC users require more advanced levels of core protection solutions designed to deal specifically with a more sophisticated threat environment," said Matthew Moynahan, vice president Consumer Products and Solutions, for Symantec. "Symantec's new security products provide powerful, proactive defense to aggressively handle today's most common and highly developed Internet threats, all with easy-to-use automated convenience for optimal computing in a connected world."

Symantec Corp.

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