MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today Norton by Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) and Facebook announced a partnership to help protect Facebook users and make the web a safer place to connect with friends and family. As a member of the Facebook AV Marketplace, Norton will provide Facebook users with a six-month trial to the award-winning Norton AntiVirus 2012. Norton will also work with Facebook to detect and alert users to potentially malicious URLs on the site, helping to provide a safer experience for members.
Facebook members who are PC users can obtain their six-month trial subscription to Norton AntiVirus 2012 by visiting the Facebook AV Marketplace, which features a variety of consumer security offerings to protect against online threats. Mac users can obtain a six-month trial subscription to Norton AntiVirus 12 for Mac. At launch these partnership offerings will be available in English. To learn more about how Norton and Facebook are making the web safer, visit the Facebook Security Blog.