Ever Had A Computer Virus? Snoop Dogg Teams With Norton To Help Fight Cyber Crimes With “Hack Is Wack” Contest. Peep The Rules Inside

If you use the internet often, you’re probably quite aware of the dangers of viruses, hackers and other cyber crimes like identity theft.

Snoop Dogg has teamed Norton Anti Virus to raise awareness of these crimes by holding a “Hack Is Wack” contest.

People interested in helping combat cyber crimes and have some fun at the same time can submit a rap video to the Hack Is Wack website. The winner will get a chance to meet Snoop.

“Just being more aware and bringing the attention level up, so people can know that these crimes are actually happening out there,” Snoop said. “Because a lot of people don’t know that this is happening. So we’re just trying to make people aware.

Peep the press release and videos below for more information.

“Superstar rapper Snoop Dogg and Norton are encouraging Snoop fans, rap enthusiasts and everyone who wants to take a stand against cybercrime to enter the “Hack is Wack” cybercrime rap video contest.

The contest, which runs through Sept. 30, 2010, asks participants to create and upload a two-minute rap video at www.HackIsWack.com showing off their lyrical skills on the subject of cybercrime. Entries can rap about topics including hacking, identity theft, computer viruses, and why it’s important to protect yourself from online crime. Check out Snoop’s original rap on www.HackIsWack.com now! Snoop will make the initial call for entries through his Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels. The official Twitter hashtag for the contest is #SnoopNorton.

The winner will receive round trip airfare for two to Los Angeles along with two days and two nights hotel stay for a chance of a lifetime for aspiring rappers to meet with Snoop’s management, learn more about his business and get tips on how to make it to the top. Additionally, the winner will receive; two tickets to a Snoop Dogg concert; and a new laptop with Norton Internet Security 2011. Snoop’s management team will judge the top five videos and pick a winner from those finalists. The winner, to be announced on Oct. 20, 2010, will be selected based on overall creativity, rapping and performing skills, and delivery of a compelling anti-cybercrime message.”

 

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