Norton AntiVirus


Gennaro Cuofano
by Gennaro Cuofano
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Norton AntiVirus, developed and distributed by Symantec Corporation, provides malware prevention and removal during a subscription period. It uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses. Other features include e-mail spam filtering and phishing protection. Symantec distributes the product as a download, a boxed copy, and as OEM software. Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security, a related product, held a 61% US retail market share for security suites as of the first half of 2007.

The new Norton Security 2018 is comprised of Norton Security Standard, Deluxe, and Premium as a replacement for Norton 360, Norton Internet Security, and Norton AntiVirus. Among the new features and the improved ones, we find Rootkit protection, Pulse updates, Norton Insight, Norton Download Insight, SONAR behavioral protection, Vulnerability protection.

If you are looking to download an antivirus program and secure your Windows 10 device, we recommend reading this article on best antivirus software for Windows 10 and make an informed decision. Also, check out more related articles below.