Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 does what it says. It is very easy to use, as far as scanning, but
Symantec Norton AntiBot offers the added level of protection needed to combat the threat of bots. Bots can be a type of malware that allows a hacker to take control of several computers at a time, effectively turning them into “robots” that accept commands from the computer hacker and work to spread bots to more and more computers. This type of computer virus can then be used to spread spam and commit various types of identity theft and other online fraud.
There’s (yet again) another threat you should really be aware of. It’s called drive-by pharming. Symantec has put together a great video on drive-by pharming, which I’ve posted below, so you don’t really need me to explain to you how drive-by pharming works. But, what you might want to know is how to protect yourself from this new type of drive-by.
I interview Ed Kim (Symantec/Norton), and got a coupon code for Symantec and Norton 360, as well as a coupon for Norton Antibot. Symantec is one of the largest, anti virus software companies in the world. It’s really looking at how effective various different products (including Symanted in the market are, protecting against various different viruses, spyware, and phishing attacks and so forth. So really looking at the efficacy, is the term we use in the security industry to say, hey, how effective are these products truly at protecting the user
Get a free trial of Norton Anti Virus. I recently conducted an interview with Ed Kim, from Symantec, and we had a great conversation about the history of Symantec, why Norton and Symantec joined forces, and what the companies are doing together to create anti virus, internet security, and utilities solutions for home and business uses.