You Need the Speed – “Blast Off With Norton” and Win a Trip to Space!

NAV 09 (PresseBox) (Ratingen, ) To ignite the launch of its fastest and lightest Norton security software, Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today kicked off the "Blast Off With Norton" contest in UK & Ireland[1], offering the chance to win a trip aboard a zero gravity flight and compete for the grand prize - a ticket to rocket 62 miles above Earth aboard a suborbital space flight! News Facts:

- To launch Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2009, Symantec is offering the chance for three people to win a seat on a zero gravity flight, where participants can experience the sensations of floating, flipping and flying through the air weightless
- Fewer than 500 people have been to space, but one lucky winner will join this exclusive club courtesy of Symantec
- Finalists will receive one ticket for a zero gravity flight, airfare and travel accommodations, and a free copy of Norton's latest security software.
- The contest runs from October 1 - December 31, 2008 - Finalists will be announced in January 2009 and the winner of the suborbital flight will be announced in February 2009

About Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2009

- Reengineered for speed, Norton 2009 includes hundreds of performance enhancements and introduces new technologies:
- Community intelligence-driven Norton Insight technology removes the need to scan common files, thus greatly reducing the number of files that have to be scanned regularly

1 Frequent Pulse Updates deliver the latest protection updates faster than ever

- Norton 2009 includes the Norton Protection System, a multilayered system of technologies that work in concert to stop threats before they impact you.

- Norton 2009 delivers Symantec's best customer experience through features that solve daily problems:
- Silent mode suspends alerts and updates automatically to avoid interrupting or slowing activities such as games, movies or presentations

1 Smart scheduler handles scans, updates and other activities when the PC is idle, and processes retreat into the background within milliseconds of user activity
2 New user interface (UI) streamlines the experience so users can reach important features with a single click, and advanced users can configure custom settings with ease
3 Lightweight UI includes advanced performance meter to detail CPU usage at any given time
4 Symantec now delivers free support to Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus 2009 customers across all available channels - via the web, email (where available), chat or phone throughout the duration of the product subscription period[2]

Norton Internet Security 2009 and Norton AntiVirus 2009 are available now for purchase through the Symantec online store at www.symantecstore.co.uk as well as various retail locations and online

[1] Contest terms and conditions vary by country.
[2] Availability of support channels vary by region, and regular Internet connection fees and call charges may apply in certain countries. For full support details, please visit www.symantec.com/...

About Norton from Symantec

Symantec's Norton products protect consumers from traditional threats with antivirus, anti-spam and spyware protection, as well as bots, drive-by downloads and identity theft- while also being light on system resources. The company also provides services such as online backup and PC tuneup, and is a trusted source for family online safety.

Video -

Introducing Norton Antivirus and Internet Security 2009 - http://www.youtube.com/...://blogit.webitpr.com/?ReleaseID=10033

Norton 2009 Launches -- You Need The Speed - http://www.youtube.com/...://blogit.webitpr.com/?ReleaseID=10033

Blast Off With Norton UK competition and Win a Trip to Space - http://www.youtube.com/...://blogit.webitpr.com/?ReleaseID=10033

Related Links:

A complete copy of the Official Rules can be found at - http://www.norton.com/...

Video introduction to Norton 2009 products - http://interactive.stage.verite.com/...

You Need the Speed video - http://www.youtube.com/... Symantec online store at - http://www.symantecstore.co.uk/...

Blast Off With Norton' UK competition and Win a Trip to Space! - http://www.youtube.com/...

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