Symantec (SYMC) is the target of a lawsuit alleging it uses scare tactics to get trial users of...

|About: Symantec Corporation (SYMC)|By:, SA News Editor

Symantec (SYMC) is the target of a lawsuit alleging it uses scare tactics to get trial users of its PC security and maintenance software (who often get the software pre-installed) into upgrading to paid versions. Symantec's security software business has been struggling with slow industry growth, and rising competition from free solutions such as Microsoft's (MSFT) Security Essentials. (previously)