Norton Internet Security? 2008 provides essential protection from viruses, hackers, spyware, spam and other privacy threats. A comprehensive set of security tools, Norton Internet Security helps keep you safe online as you surf and email, swap files, download programs, and chat.
In addition to protecting against viruses and unwelcome intrusions from the Internet, NIS also allows you to automatically block annoying banner ads and pop-up windows, set up parental site blocking options for restricting access to specific Web sites, and selectively determine which, if any, Java applets and ActiveX controls should be allowed to download and execute on your computer. Enjoy the Internet with award-winning protection!
Symantec launched Norton Internet Security 2008 and Norton AntiVirus 2008, industry leading security solutions that have been enhanced to provide computer users with comprehensive protection against new and emerging online threats, including disguised attacks used by drive-by downloads. In addition, Norton Internet Security 2008 will also feature Norton Identity Safe to protect users? identities when they buy, bank or browse online.
The company has also optimized each product for greater performance, improved technical support and reduced user interruption. With Norton 2008 products, users have powerful solutions that effectively guard against new threats and extend protection beyond the PC to wireless home networks and online identities.
Both products include the powerful SONAR behavioral detection technology that protects against malicious code before standard virus and spyware detection definitions have been created. In Norton Internet Security 2008, SONAR will run a full scan every time an application attempts outbound communication, further protecting identity information by improving the firewall's effectiveness against unknown threats. This breadth of new functionality complements the rich existing security protection of Norton Internet Security, which includes class leading rootkit protection capabilities as well as new Threat Interceptor vulnerability protection technologies. Threat Interceptor technologies include: Threat Interceptor ? Browser Defender; Threat Interceptor ? Intrusion Prevention; and Threat Interceptor ? Generic Exploit Blocking. Norton Internet Security also includes all of the features and functionality of Norton AntiVirus which continues to be the gold standard in virus detection garnering 33 consecutive Virus Bulletin 100 awards, an unmatched standard of reliability in the industry.
* Spyware protection: detects and eliminates spyware
* Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
* Anti virus security: protects email and instant messaging from viruses
* Protects against hackers