Norton 360 – Product Review

norton 360

norton 360Norton 360 version 5 is the latest security software from internet security software giant Symantec. Their main target is for small office, businesses and home users. Norton 360 is similar to Norton Internet Security, but got additional features for doing online backup and PC maintenance.

Norton Features
Norton System Requirement

Installation of Norton 360 is very fast compared to the previous versions.


Features of Norton Internet Security 360:

    • Smart schedulers for running scans when computer is not in use
    • Norton Pulse Update regularly check for any updates 10 – 15 mts keeping computer safe in real time
    • Protection against virus, worms, spywares, bots( automated software used by cyber criminals)and rootkits
    • PC Tune up or optimizing computer performance
    • SONAR 3 Behavioral Protection protects computer based on suspicious file behavior
    • Norton Reputation Service checks the file origin and prevents malware from getting installed
    • Email and instant messenger scan to prevent suspicious links and attachments
    • Spam protection to keep your mail free from spam mail
    • Norton Safe Web provide warning against scam and fraudulent website at the time of searching
    • Norton Safe Web protection to safe guard from suspicious applications in social networking sites
    • Power Eraser aggressively clean computer of fake antivirus programs and other malware that prevents legitimate security tools from being installed.
    • Vulnerability protection to protect from cyber criminals using security loop holes inside the computer
    • Advanced Phishing protection against fraudulent website by integrating to both Internet explorer and Firefox
    • Improved Firewall to protect computer against hackers stealing information
    • Network Mapping and monitoring  helps to find and prevent uninvited guests using your wireless connection
    • Parental control to manage your kids online activities
    • Norton identity safe to keep the most recent logins and passwords safely on a USB device.It can then be used on any computers using Norton Internet Security 2010,2011 or Norton 360
    • Free 24×7 support by phone, email, chat or online support
    • Monthly reports to let you know the activities of Norton in protecting your computer
    • Norton Bootable Recovery Tool (NBRT) allows to create a bootable CD/DVD/USB in scenarios where computer cannot be started due to severe infection
    • Norton automated online backup upto 2GB. Additional space can be added by paying a nominal fee

System Requirement

  • 300 MHz or faster processor
  • 256 MB of RAM (512 MB RAM required for the Recovery Tool)
  • 200 MB of available hard disk space
  • Operating system : Windows XP SP2 or higher
  • Standard Web browser
  • Email scanning supported for POP3- and SMTP-compatible email clients.
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)
  • Microsoft Outlook 97 or later
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 or later
  • Browser support for Browser Defense and Phishing Protection features
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (32-bit only) and later
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 and later

To download and try Norton 360, visit  http://us.norton.com/360.

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Anup Raman
Anup Raman

I am Anup Raman. A Tech Enthusiast|Blogger|Tech Trainer with 10+ yrs experience in the field of IT. My expertise are in Operating Systems, mainly Windows and Computer security which comes from my experience, working as Tech Support and Trainer for Microsoft, Symantec and McAfee. Loves blogging about Technical Troubleshooting, discussing latest Gadgets, Games and doing Reviews.

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