Symantec planning to discontinue PC Tools security products

Symantec has stopped selling the security-related products in its PC Tools portfolio, according to an announcement on the company’s web site. Customers using the affected programs – Spyware Doctor, Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus, and Internet Security – can continue to use them until their subscription runs out. Symantec says that the decision is related to consolidating its product range in order to offer customers fewer but higher quality products. To that end, the company suggests that customers looking to replace the discontinued products consider Norton Internet Security....

May 23, 2013 · 1 min · 135 words

Ubuntu Desktop 8.04 LTS approaches end of life

H-Online: In a post on the project’s security announce mailing list, Ubuntu Release Manager Kate Stewart has reminded users that the desktop version of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, code named Hardy Heron, will reach its end of life in May. Version 8.04 of the Debian-derived Linux distribution was released on 24 April 2008. Based on the 2.6.24 Linux kernel, it placed a stronger focus on stability and ease of use, rather than on new features, and included the GNOME 2....

April 13, 2011 · 2 min · 300 words

Xmarks service ends January 2011

Xmarks will be shutting down free browser synchronization services on January 10, 2011. For details on how to transition to recommended alternatives, consult this page. For the full story behind the Xmarks shutdown, please read their blog post. It’s a sad story to me! Here I found a good article to read: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/no-more-xmarks-no/192

September 30, 2010 · 1 min · 53 words