Yahoo and Symantec Team Up For Security's Sake

Yahoo has teamed up with software developer Symantec, and will be providing the services Symantec is well known for. Symentec currently offers virus scanning for Yahoo mail users, but will soon be providing a spyware scanner for their toolbar, and will provide firewall and anti-virus protection for members of their broadband service.

"Yahoo users in the US can sign up for Norton security software for a reduced annual subscription of $49.99 (£27), a discount of $20 (£11) on the usual price, after a 30-day free trial. Yahoo plans to promote the initiative through its network, which includes Yahoo Mail, the Yahoo toolbar and Yahoo search"