Norton™ Internet Security

Now with 5 layers of protection.

Introducing the new Norton Internet Security.

Advanced Internet and antivirus protection for anywhere you go and anything you do online.

  • Provides proactive protection, so you can do what you want online, knowing you’re protected
  • Improved SONAR technology and live 24x7 global threat monitoring stay ahead of emerging threats
  • Ultra-fast Internet detection layer stops most threats before they can even reach your computer

 

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Benefits

  • Say goodbye to viruses
    • It's okay to blink, because we never do – SONAR technology and live 24x7 Threat Monitoring watch over your PC for any suspicious behavior to quickly identify threats.
    • Download away – we scan the files you download and eliminate online threats that we find.
    • Deep clean your PC – our powerful Threat-Removal Layer targets and scrubs out aggressive, hard-to-remove infections that less sophisticated products often miss.
    • Harness global power – only Norton can bring you the ultra-fast Network Defense Layer to block a multitude of threats before they can even touch your PC.
    • Protection from the future, available today – our exclusive reputation and behavior antivirus technology are so advanced that they can stop online threats that bad guys haven't even created yet.
    • Keep out trespassers – Browser Protection blocks unsafe websites that secretly download software that can steal personal information or take over your PC.
  • Neutralize online identity thieves – it's the only way to shop, surf and visit social networks without worry
    • It's easy to stumble into the wrong part of the web – we block "phishing" websites set up to trick you into leaking your passwords, credit card numbers or worse.
    • Facebook links are tempting – now you don't need to worry if a Facebook News Feed contains dangerous downloads or fraudulent links.
    • Protects your identity by securely storing and automatically entering your user names and passwords.
  • Help keep kids safe from Internet dangers with Norton Online Family
    • Easily connects you to Norton Online Family right from within your Norton Control Center.
    • Lets you know what your kids are up to online by tracking which websites they visit, and allows you to block inappropriate sites.
    • Keeps an eye on your kids’ social network activities and who they’re chatting with online, so you can spot potential dangers.
  • Engineered to go unnoticed – because great protection doesn't get in your way or slow you down
    • Blazingly fast performance delivers fast browsing and file scanning.
    • Intelligent detection and quiet background operation block threats and won’t overload you with pop-up warnings or restart requests.
    • So smart, it scans and runs updates only when you’re not using your PC – with no need to reboot after updates.
  • Everyone's talking cloud. And with our new Cloud-based Norton Management, it’s easy to stay in control
    • Lets you fix, update, renew or install Norton products on additional PCs without needing to track down the product key or install CD.
    • Works from anywhere over the Internet with a few simple clicks.

Features

  • Advanced protection for your PC – includes everything from Norton AntiVirus
EXCLUSIVE
  • Norton Protection System – Our 5 patented layers of protection detect and eliminate threats more quickly and accurately than other technologies.
  • Network Defense Layer Protection – Stops online threats before they can reach your computer.
IMPROVED
  • SONAR Behavioral Protection & Live 24x7 Threat Monitoring – Stays ahead of, detects and eliminates threats that haven’t been invented yet by watching your PC for suspicious activity.
NEW
  • Threat-removal Layer – Targets and eliminates hard-to-remove threats less sophisticated products often miss.
EXCLUSIVE
  • Norton Management – Cloud-based controls let you fix, update, renew and install Norton Internet Security over the Internet with a few simple clicks. It brings together your available Norton protection for other devices, like your Mac® computer, smartphone or tablet, in one place.
NEW
  • Always up-to-date Product Version – Norton automatically sends you important product and feature updates throughout the year. The latest version installs without you needing to do anything.
  • Norton Identity Safe – Remembers, secures and automatically enters your user names and passwords for you.
  • Norton Safe Web for Facebook – Scans your Facebook News Feed for dangerous links, infected downloads and unsafe websites.
EXCLUSIVE
  • Parental Controls Management – Lets you access Norton Online Family through Norton Internet Security
  • FREE 24x7 Support – Offers you expert help and answers by phone, live chat, or online, whenever you need them.1
  • Antiphishing Technology – Blocks fraudulent “phishing” websites set up by online scammers to steal your money, passwords and identity.
EXCLUSIVE
  • Insight – Improves performance by identifying safe files and only scanning unknown files.
  • Norton Safe Web – Proactively protects you while you surf the Web by warning of and blocking unsafe and fake websites right in your search results.2
  • Browser Protection – Proactively protects you by checking for and blocking online threats as your browser loads, to stop online threats before they can do damage.
  • Download Insight 2.0 – Protects you from dangerous applications before you install them by telling you if they are harmful or unstable.
  • Vulnerability Protection – Stops cybercriminals from using security holes (vulnerabilities) in applications to sneak threats onto your PC.
IMPROVED
  • Bandwidth Management 2.0 – Automatically adjusts Norton data usage updates when you connect to 3G networks to avoid using up your monthly data allotment or causing overage fees.
EXCLUSIVE
  • Norton Pulse Updates – Updates your protection every 5 to 15 minutes, without disrupting you.

Operating Systems Supported

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit) Home/Professional/Tablet PC/Media Center (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Vista® (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)


Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 300 MHz for Microsoft Windows XP, 1 GHz for Microsoft Windows Vista/Microsoft Windows 7/Windows 8
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)


Browser Support for Phishing Protection, Safe Search, and Password Management

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher (32-bit only)1
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (32-bit only)1,2
  • Google Chrome™1,2
1As made available by Symantec within your service period.
2Supports current and the most recent previous 32-bit major releases.


Browser Support for Vulnerability Protection

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher (32-bit only)1
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (32-bit only)1,2
1As made available by Symantec within your service period.
2Supports current and the most recent previous 32-bit major releases.


Support for Antispam

  • Microsoft Outlook® 2002 or later
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 or later
  • Windows Mail (spam filtering only)

 

Email scanning supported for POP3-compatible email clients

AV-TEST Real World Protection and Remediation Testing Report , August 2012

1Symantec provides free 24x7 chat and phone support for a period of one year. Continuing support is available with an active service period subscription. Renewing your service period subscription and updating to the latest product version may be required to access support. NortonLive Services sold separately. For full details and to access support, go to www.symantec.com/globalsupport.

2Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome browsers only. Supports Google, Bing, Yahoo!, and Ask search engines.

1 Year Protection: With this service, you receive the right to use this product on one PC or on the specified number of PCs during the service period, which begins upon initial installation and activation. This renewable service includes protection updates and new product features as available during the service period, subject to acceptance of the Norton License Agreement included with this product and available for review at www.symantec.com. Product features may be added, modified, or removed during the service period.

Copyright ® 2012 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec, the Symantec Logo, the Checkmark Logo, Norton, Norton 360, and NortonLive are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Windows, Windows Vista, and the Windows Logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Google Chrome is a trademark of Google, Inc. Firefox is a registered trademark of Mozilla Foundation.