Is Norton any good these days? Should I buy this antivirus?

Discussion in 'Norton (Symantec)' started by francis de lorraine, Oct 2, 2017.


Can Norton Security Standard on its own protect a PC?

Poll closed Nov 1, 2017.
  1. Yes

    44 vote(s)
  2. No

    10 vote(s)
  1. Dima007

    Dima007 Level 22

    Apr 24, 2013
    Yep Trial version It's a great idea
    Cats-4_Owners-2 likes this.
  2. mlnevese

    mlnevese Level 10

    May 3, 2015
    Windows 10
    I wouldn't recommend it a few years ago. But it has improved a lot this last year and offers very good protection. You should definitely try it before buying, of course.
  3. HarborFront

    HarborFront Level 33
    Content Creator

    Oct 9, 2016
    Far East
    Recent update adds another layer of ransomware protection

    Feature changes:

    Norton 22.11 Product Update available now
    XhenEd likes this.
  4. HarborFront

    HarborFront Level 33
    Content Creator

    Oct 9, 2016
    Far East
    #24 HarborFront, Oct 11, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2017
    Some recent youtube reviews here

    July Test

    August Test

    September Tests

    October Test

    Likes - Great malicious/phishing URLs removal. File detection ratio is of mixed results

    Some negatives like

    slow response (....analysing)
    unable to remove some malwares
    clunkyness and unpolish in usability
    not good against zero-days
    not good against keyloggers
    above average result against ransomware

    Overall - Get a better product
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