Posts Tagged ‘Norton Internet Security’

Symantec CorpSymantec has announced a new version of Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus, passed certification for compatibility with the new operating system Windows 8.

Norton AntiVirus application provides basic protection against viruses and malware. Users who have the need for better tools, look at the package Norton 360 and Norton Internet Security, which guarantee the timely detection and elimination of a wide range of threats through the use of advanced technologies. The latest versions provide the owners of computers running Windows 8 to productive and safe operation of a global network and have increased productivity and efficiency of the safeguards built Windows Defender.

Norton developers have also released two new products for Windows-compatible device with a touchscreen. Norton Studio application is a kind of “mobile companion” for Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus. With this additional tool, users can customize the protection mechanisms to carry out their update, eliminate vulnerabilities found and perform other common tasks. Norton Studio allows a glance assess security computer or handheld device and boasts tight integration with a modern interface operating system Windows 8. (more…)


Virus Detected

Respected research firm NSS Labs conducted a study on the effectiveness of the most popular antivirus software.

As it turned out, of the 13 tested solutions only two products were able to block more than 80% of the known exploits. This is rather alarming result as antivirus vendors usually promise complete protection from known threats.

According to the results of comparative testing, package Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 blocked 92.2% of known threats, but the package Alwil Avast Pro Antivirus 7, which became the second most effective, managed to overcome a 81.9%. The third in this test was a package Symantec Norton Internet Security 19 (74.1%), fourth place went to package AVG Internet Security 2012 (73.3%), and the fifth – a package of ESET Smart Security 5 (70.7%). Then there are products such as Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 6 (69,8%), McAfee Internet Security 11 (65.5%) and Avira Internet Security 2012 (64.7%). (more…)