What is Norton AntiVirus Online?
NetZero has partnered with Symantec to provide protection against a wide variety of Internet security threats by offering security products like Norton AntiVirus Online and Norton Internet Security Online.
Norton AntiVirus Online provides comprehensive virus prevention, threat detection, and repair software for your computer. It automatically detects and repairs known viruses. Norton AntiVirus Online detects viruses and other potential risks in instant messenger attachments, email messages, Internet downloads, and other files. Easy updating of the virus definitions over the Internet keeps Norton AntiVirus prepared for the latest threats.
Norton AntiVirus includes expanded threat detection of both known and emerging threats, such as Spyware and other files that could put your computer at risk. Norton AntiVirus also scans files inside of compressed files.
Norton AntiVirus continually monitors your computer and protects it from known and unknown threats using the following features:
Auto-ProtectLoads into memory when Windows starts, providing constant protection while you work.Checks for viruses every time that you use software programs on your computer, insert floppy disks or other removable media, access the Internet, or use document files that you receive or create.Monitors your computer for any unusual symptoms that may indicate an active threat.
Automatic LiveUpdateUpdates your program and virus definitions automatically.
Email protectionProtects incoming and outgoing email messages, preventing your computer and other computers from infection.
Instant messenger protectionScans for and detects viruses in instant messenger attachments.
Bloodhound TechnologyDetects new and unknown viruses by analyzing an executable file's structure, behavior, and other attributes such as programming logic, Computer instructions, and any data that is contained in the file.
Password protectionProtects Norton AntiVirus options from unauthorized changes.
Norton Quick ScanAutomatically runs once LiveUpdate updates your computer with program updates and virus definitions. Checks for infections that have processes running in memory and infections that are referenced by start-up folders and files.
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