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Explanation of Norton Internet Security

1&1 has teamed up with Norton to offer our customers an exclusive subscription plan providing essential protection against viruses, hackers, privacy threats. Please be advised that Norton Antivirus are not for use with any dedicated server packages offered through 1&1.

Norton Internet Security Suite protects your computer from the latest online threats when connecting to the Web. Norton Internet Security 2012 is always running in the background to detect and block spyware, viruses, worms, phishing Web sites, and hackers before they can cause harm.

Advanced phishing protection identifies and blocks fraudulent Web sites so you don't accidentally provide any personal information when shopping or banking online.

Norton Internet Security provides a robust two-way firewall that blocks hackers from breaking into your computer and stops spyware and hackers from stealing sensitive information from your computer.

Automatically shield newly discovered security holes in the operating system or other popular programs to prevent viruses, worms, and hackers from entering through these vulnerabilities.

In addition to protection updates, Norton Internet Security provides new product features as available throughout your service subscription.

Norton Internet Security 2012 includes the following features:

PC Security

  • Stops online dangers without sacrificing performance
  • Lets you email, chat, and surf the Web without worrying about cybercriminals
  • Stops viruses, spyware, and other threats before they can do damage
  • Scans email and instant messages for suspicious links, attachments, and other scams
  • Prevents crimeware from being secretly loaded onto your PC
  • Blocks annoying and potentially dangerous spam

Identity Protection

  • Lets you browse, shop, and bank online with confidence
  • Warns you of unsafe websites right in your search results and automatically blocks them
  • Blocks phishing websites that could steal your identity
  • Stops cybercriminals from hacking into your PC and stealing your personal information

Parental Controls Management

  • Tracks what websites your kids visit and blocks access to inappropriate sites
  • Keeps an eye on your kids' social network activities and who they're chatting with online

Convenience and Ease of Use

  • Provides help when you need it with free technical support by email, chat, and phone
  • Fixes even severely infected PCs with Norton Rescue Tools
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