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Symantec to buy LifeLock for US$2.3b to boost cyber-identity protection

Symantec CEO Greg Clark says that the combination of Norton and LifeLock marks a transformation from malware protection to the broader category of digital safety for consumers.

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SYMANTEC Corp, one of the world's largest cybersecurity companies, agreed to buy LifeLock Inc for about US$2.3 billion, including debt, to expand in services for identity protection.

The offer for LifeLock values its shares at US$24 apiece, according to a Business Wire

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