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RE: Spam from Symantec
From: "Dan Harrington" <dan () tudan net>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 17:50:54 -0700

You can get Norton Systemworks for $29.00 at CompUSA too.  I think its 
over-agressive resellers of Symantec software trying to make you believe
that this is a one time special and you can't get it anywhere else....

When if you walk into Office Depot, Staples, CompUSA and many others, they have 
the same special.

Cheers
Dan


-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Seltzer [mailto:larry () larryseltzer com]
Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 10:55 AM
To: alaskan () telusplanet net; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: Spam from Symantec


Is anyone on this e-mail continually getting spam e-mails about Norton System Works
2003? I would think that this would be a scam to try and get credit card numbers etc...
If it was legitimate, I think I will switch to linux sooner than planned.

It's not from Symantec, it's from pirates selling ripped-off Symantec software at
far-below legit prices. These copies turn out to be download-only or disk-only, which
makes it even clearer that it's pirated.

LJS




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