Updated: 10/11/2021 by Computer Hope
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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.

Contact information

Support: (800) 441-7234
Support: NortonLifeLock support
Fax: None or unknown
TDD: None or unknown
Website: NortonLifeLock official website
E-mail: NortonLifeLock contact page
Address: NortonLifeLock Headquarters
60 Rio Salado Pkwy #1000
Tempe, AZ 85281
Stock: NLOK

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Company news

August 2021 - NortonLifeLock announced in August it was merging with Avast for $8 billion to create a larger cyber security firm.

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.

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 were now addressed through Symantec.

1991 - Symantec released Norton antivirus.

1990 - Peter Norton sold his software business to Symantec.