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Symantec to Participate in California State Senate Hearing on Phishing

CUPERTINO, Calif. - Aug. 3, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the global leader in information security, today announced that Matthew Moynahan, vice president for consumer products and solutions, will participate in a California State Senate hearing entitled “Malicious Pop-Up Ads and Phishing Scams: Is Your Financial Information Secure On the Internet?” The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at 1:30 p.m. PDT in room 319 of the State Capitol in Sacramento. The Senate Committee on Banking, Commerce and International Trade, chaired by Sen. Dean Florez, D-Shafter, will conduct the hearing.

Moynahan’s remarks will examine the security threats associated with phishing scams and outline steps that consumers can take to protect themselves.

Moynahan is responsible for driving the development and implementation of security strategies for Symantec’s line of consumer products, including Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security, home networking and personal privacy products designed to address spyware and phishing threats.

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