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Symantec Awarded Funding from European Commission for Third Long-Term Research Project

New Symantec Research Lab – Europe to work in collaboration with Europe’s leading technology research organizations to investigate existing and emerging Internet threats
CUPERTINO, Calif., April 2, 2008 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that the European Commission has awarded funding to Symantec for collaborative research in Internet threats. The three-year project, known as the Worldwide Observatory of Malicious Behaviours and Attack Threats (WOMBAT), aims at providing new means to understand the existing and emerging threats that are targeting the Internet economy and its users. Symantec’s new Symantec Research Lab – Europe at Sophia Antipolis in the south of France will work in collaboration with the WOMBAT consortium to gain better insight into Internet threats and malicious code trends.