Originally founded in 1982 as Symantec and known for it's antivirus protection programs featuring Peter Norton, the individual pictured on the front of the box. Norton sold his software business to Symantec in 1990. Today, Symantec is known as NortonLifeLock and is one of the leading providers of utility programs, security programs, and antivirus protection software.
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August 9, 2019 - Broadcom announced they were acquiring the Enterprise Security software division of Symantec for $10.7 billion. The company later changed the name to NortonLifeLock on November 4, 2019.
November 21, 2016 - Symantec announced it had purchased the LifeLock company for $2.3 billion.
July 21, 2002 - Symantec to acquire SecurityFocus for approximately $75 million.
January 1, 1999 - All IBM antivirus technical support problems were now addressed through Symantec.
1991 - Symantec released Norton antivirus.