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Norton Unveils its Most Powerful Threat Protection

Norton Unveils its Most Powerful Threat Protection in a Single Solution

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 8 October 2015 -- In a move to streamline multiple core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec (Nasdaq:SYMC) today announced the availability of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand.

The new service" target="_blank">The new service is an advanced, multi-layered protection solution that helps shield consumers from sophisticated and evolving threats across all platforms. Norton Security Premium is also available with secure PC cloud backup to provide extra protection against ransomware attacks and help ensure photos, address books and important files don’t get lost.

“Today our digital lives are central to the way we connect, interact and transact,” said Mark Gorrie, Director, Norton Business Unit, Pacific region, Symantec. “We live in a world where cybercriminals are working overtime trying to find new ways to steal personal information. At Norton, we want to give people confidence - whether they’re sharing photos online or shopping from a smartphone - that Norton Security Premium is working behind the scenes to keep their information and their devices protected.”

“Our goal is for consumers to go about their digital lives without the fear of having their computers, smartphones, and tablets compromised in any way. The changes we’re making to Norton are designed to keep us one step ahead of the cybercriminals and help keep information safe without sacrificing the performance of smartphones, tablets or laptops,” Gorrie added.

According to Symantec’s latest Internet Security Threat Report, there were nearly one million new threats released into the wild each day and crypto-ransomware threats increased by more than 4,000 percent in 2014. It’s increasingly important for consumers to take steps to protect themselves in this highly complex and connected world, no matter what device they are using. Norton Security Premium delivers a seamless, easy-to-use service that takes advantage of Symantec technologies and intelligence to protect consumers from today’s advanced threats.

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