Symantec was sued by a Washington resident for running fake scans to get people to pay for subscriptions to PC Tools’s Registry Mechanic, Performance Toolkit, and Norton Utilities. The lawsuit claims the company intentionally ran the fake scans and the results were not real.
Norton Anti-Virus is a dog, so it behaves like one. We stopped using this bloatware almost 10 years ago and “not” using it immediately improved computer performance. We pulled our company and all friends and relatives off of it and they are eternally grateful. We’ve been aware of this for at least a few years and welcome this man standing up. These fake security upgrades have terrified inexperienced computer users who contact our offices to set them straight.
Source: Forbes magazine