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Fujitsu Selects Symantec to Secure Notebooks

Norton AntiVirus Ships with Fujitsu's LifeBook® Notebooks

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Dec. 10, 2003 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Fujitsu Computer Systems is beginning to ship Norton AntiVirus with its latest LifeBook® notebooks. Symantec's Norton AntiVirus is the world's most trusted antivirus solution. Fujitsu LifeBook notebooks are best-in-class, high-performance mobile PCs for home and business use.

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Fujitsu Computer Systems is beginning to ship Norton AntiVirus with its latest LifeBook® notebooks. Symantec's Norton AntiVirus is the world's most trusted antivirus solution. Fujitsu LifeBook notebooks are best-in-class, high-performance mobile PCs for home and business use.

"With blended threats putting mobile users at risk every time they go online, it has never been more important to have up-to-date protection against viruses, worms, and other malicious code," said Matthew Moynahan, vice president of Product Management, Client and Host Security, at Symantec. "Norton AntiVirus provides Fujitsu notebook customers the most effective defense against both current and emerging Internet threats, allowing these mobile users to maximize their technology investments in a safe and secure environment."

Under terms of the renewable agreement, Fujitsu will bundle a 90-day subscription to Symantec protection updates for the current version of Norton AntiVirus with its LifeBook® notebooks, starting with its fall line and continuing over the next 12 months.

Norton AntiVirus is the world's most trusted antivirus solution. It removes malicious code automatically and protects email messages and instant messaging attachments from viruses. Norton AntiVirus also keeps virus definitions up-to-date without requiring user intervention.

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