Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Symantec logoOriginally founded in 1982, Symantec is widely known for it's antivirus protection programs that was started by Peter Norton, the male individual sometimes pictured on the front of the box. Norton sold his software business to Symantec in 1990. Today, Symantec is one of the leading providers of utility programs, security programs, and antivirus protection software.

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(800) 441-7234

Support: Symantec support page
Fax: (541) 984-8020
TDD: None or unknown
E-mail: Symantec contact page
Address: Symantec Corporation
10201 Torre Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014
Stock: SYMC

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November 21, 2016 - Symantec announces it has purchased the LifeLock company for $2.3 billion.

September 23, 2003 - Symantec to acquire PowerQuest for $150 million.

July 21, 2002 - Symantec to acquire SecurityFocus for approximately $75 Million

January 1, 1999 - All IBM antivirus technical support problems are now addressed through Symantec.

1991 - Symantec releases Norton antivirus.

1990 - Norton sells his software business to Symantec.