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Norton has released the latest versions of Norton 360, Norton Internet Security, and Norton AntiVirus, all designed to make browsing the Internet on Windows 8 safer and faster.

According to third-party testing, when paired with Norton, Windows 8 is 50 percent faster and 20 percent safer than with Windows Defender. In addition, testing showed that Norton was able to correctly detect and block all the threats that Windows Defender failed to recognise.

‚”According to this year’s Norton Cybercrime Report, one in 10 social network users said they’d fallen victim to a scam or fake link on social network platforms. Today, consumers are living nearly every aspect of their lives online and often putting personal information at risk,‚” said Janice Chaffin, Group President, Consumer Business Unit, Symantec. ‚”With our latest releases, Norton responds to this and other consumer vulnerabilities with stronger social media and scam protection to ensure consumers are safe in the multi-device, Wi-Fi-enabled world.‚”

The latest Norton products are engineered to be safer, optimized for speed and performance, and simpler to use. In third-party testing, the new products ranked first in both protection and performance among a field of competitors. New features and improvements include:

Safer

In addition to industry-leading core security technologies, the new Norton releases feature protection enhancements including:

Faster

With consumers becoming more on-the-go with devices such as tablets and Ultrabooks, faster start-up, shutdown and improved battery power are increasingly important. The latest Norton products feature:

Simpler In addition to being safer and faster, Norton products are also simpler to use, offering enhancements including:

Pricing & Availability

The latest versions of Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus are now available for purchase in South Africa through Incredible Connection. The MSRP for Norton 360 is R899, which provides one year of protection for up to three PCs. The MSRP for Norton Internet Security is R599, which provides one year of protection for up to three PCs. The MSRP for Norton AntiVirus is R399, which provides one year of protection for one PC.

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