If you are someone who spends a lot of time surfing the Internet, then you need to protect yourself from numerous emerging threats everyday.
As the Internet continues to advance, cyber-criminals are advancing too.
Symantec is one of the world’s most trusted security brands. A quite a few of its products have been in the market for years now and are running on millions of computers. One such quality product is Norton Antivirus 2012.
Whether you are banking online, buying goods, mailing friends or chatting on IM, your guard is always up and running with latest updates.
Norton Antivirus 2012
Is a powerful and comprehensive security software that keeps viruses,worms, spyware, spam e-mail, cyber criminals, phishing attacks, identity theft and harmful websites away from your computer without compromising on your system’s performance.
Symantec has made many changes both visible and invisible in Norton AntiVirus.
Every year Nortan has continued to get better and better, and the most recent version provides more improvised safety.
Norton AntiVirus 2012 was engineered around the Intelligent Threat Protection concept that uses multiple layers of security that work together to proactively block attacks and remove threats.
Its Auto-Protect system runs constantly in the background, watching the files you access, detecting and removing threats before they can do any damage.
The program downloads and installs in just a few minutes, and doesn’t require any technical configuration. This makes it easy for even the beginners to use this application.
But if you are a tech-savvy users, then not to worry as Norton Antivirus 2012Settings menu includes a bunch of configuration options.
What makes it unique ?
Norton Insight Network, makes use of Symantec’s global security network to know about the most recent threats and avert them from getting into your PC.
Norton Download Insight warns you of dangerous downloads you are about to make from the Internet.
Norton File Insight shows you information about applications you are trying to install, whether or not they are trusted and if they will impact your computer’s speed more than you’d like.
SONAR 4 (Symantec™ Online Network for Advanced Response) technology uses online intelligence and proactive monitoring to detect and block new threats.
1>> Installs in few minutes and takes less than 10 MB of memory thus being light on CPU usage.
2>> It automatically switches to Silent Mode when your PC is in full-screen mode so you can watch movies and play games without interruption.
3>> Rapid Pulse Updates check for new virus definitions every 5 to 15 minutes.
4>> Email and Instant Message Monitoring automatically scans emails and IMs for threats.
5>> Super-fast scan times with only 61 seconds for a typical Windows system hard drive depending on your processor.
6>> Bot Detection finds and eliminates bots to stop hackers from taking control of your PC.
7>> Rootkit Detection finds and removes threats that are hidden deeply in your PC’s operating system.
8>> Deep Cleaning Technology provides an extra thorough level of scanning to scrub heavily infected machines and eliminate persistent infections.
9>> Network Mapping shows you all the devices connected to your home network so you can spot uninvited guests piggybacking your network and stealing bandwidth.
How to get one for yourself ?
Norton Antivirus 2012 is generally priced at $39.99 for a year subscription. As a part of Norton’s promotional offer to Microsoft users, you can now get to download the full version with an in-built subscription for 3 months (90 days) absolutely free.