Norton Free Antivirus Software is a powerful application designed to protect your Mac against viruses, malware and network vulnerabilities that would allow others to access your system.
Norton Free Antivirus Software is the entry level antivirus solution offered by the company. It provides multiple layers of real-time protection against all forms of malicious software such as viruses, spyware, Trojans and others. It also helps to vet downloads and links before you proceed, ensuring that your time spent on the Internet is safe. It claims to get rid of viruses before they even have a chance to reach your computer thanks to the fact that it constantly works hard in the background to keep your computer clean.
Features of Norton Antivirus
Key features and benefits
- Provides protection against viruses, spyware, malware, and other online attacks
- Maintains your privacy, no matter what device you are using
- Avoids unsafe websites and suspicious downloads
- Lets you move protection from one device to another
- Lets you add more protection as you get more devices*
- Easily locates lost or stolen smartphones and tablets
- Gives your kids the freedom to enjoy the Internet safely
Protection for MAC OS:
- Essential online protection – helps keep your Mac safe from viruses, spyware, and other threats, even if they come from PCs – without slowing it down.
- Vulnerability protection – updates daily to defend against threats that can infect your Mac through gaps in the operating system or other applications.
- Location awareness – lets you adjust your level of protection depending upon where you’re using your Mac – at home, the office, the local coffee shop or on the road.
- Mac application controls – lets you control how your Mac applications connect to the Internet, who can connect to your Mac, and what they can do and see.
- Daily protection updates – run in the background to protect your Mac from new, late-breaking threats.
- Norton antivirus safe web – alerts you of unsafe websites before you visit them.
- Antiphishing Technology – blocks fraudulent phishing websites created to steal your identity and your money.
- Smart Two-Way Firewall – prevents strangers from accessing your home network by blocking incoming traffic determined to be unsafe.
- Email and Instant Message Attachment Monitoring – scan Apple Mail and Messages for suspicious attachments and other tricks used to steal your identity and your hard-earned money.
- Internet Protection System – scours websites and social networking sites for suspicious links and content to identify the latest social networking scams.