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Symantec Releases Public Betas of Vista-Compatible Consumer Products

  • 01 December, 2006 12:08

<p>AUSTRALIA, Sydney – 1 December 2006 – Symantec Corp. today announced the availability of public beta versions of Norton Internet Security 2007 and Norton AntiVirus 2007 compatible with the upcoming Windows Vista operating system. Now, early consumer adopters of Vista can use these security tools designed to proactively protect their PCs from a vast array of online threats—including spyware, viruses, worms, hackers, phishing sites, and crimeware—while maximising security, performance, and ease-of-use.</p>
<p>Beta versions of Vista compatible Norton Internet Security 2007 and Norton AntiVirus 2007 are available for public download at http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/publicbeta/index.jsp <http:> to users running the beta version of the Microsoft Vista operating system.</http:></p>
<p>“As we near the consumer Vista release scheduled for January 2007, we want to reassure our more than 50 million active users that our leading PC security products will be available from day one to protect their PCs from today’s evolving online threats,” said Rowan Trollope, vice president, Consumer Engineering, Symantec. “With the beta release of Vista compatible versions of Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, users of the latest Windows operating system will be able to completely secure their computers with the award-winning Norton products from Symantec.”</p>
<p>Users who purchased Norton Internet Security 2007 and Norton AntiVirus 2007 designed for Window XP Home/XP Pro operating system are eligible for a free Windows Vista compatibility upgrade. For more information, go to www.symantec.com/vistaupdate <http:> .</http:></p>
<p>Availability</p>
<p>Users can download the public betas of Vista compatible Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus from http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/publicbeta/index.jsp. The final versions of Vista compatible Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus are scheduled to be available for purchase subject to production release of the Windows Vista operating system.</p>
<p>About Symantec</p>
<p>Symantec is the world leader in providing solutions to help individuals and enterprises assure the security, availability, and integrity of their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in 40 countries. More information is available at www.symantec.com.</p>
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<p>Contact:</p>
<p>Natalie Connor
Symantec
+61 2 8879 1069
Natalie_connor@symantec.com <mailto:natalie_connor></mailto:natalie_connor></p>
<p>Rachel York
Max Australia
+61 2 9954 3492
Rachel.york@maxaustralia.com.au <mailto:rachel.york></mailto:rachel.york></p>

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