Norton 360 v6 All-in-one Security Suite [REVIEW]

Norton 360 v6 box
Norton 360 v6 box
Norton 360 v6 box

Ever since I switched to Mac, I have not use Norton antivirus for years. As far as I remember, the top antivirus software for Windows was quite bulky, system resource hungry, and affect system performance.

Symantec knows the problems and want to change your mindset now. I was invited to an exclusive bloggers meet-up with Symantec in Malaysia and received a complimentary copy of Norton 360 v6 for this review.

(Editor’s note: We have a Norton 360 v6 giveaway! 5 copies will be giveaway. Enter to WIN now!)

Norton 360 v6 is the all-in-one security suite by Symantec in 2012. It protects your computer against online threads (virus, spam, etc), backup your files, keeps your online identify safe and tunes computer’s performance.

Installation

The installation is simple and quick. Insert the Norton 360 CD and click Install Norton 360 (Vista/XP). In Windows 7, you click Launch Norton Install then Install Norton 360. It is also Windows 8 ready.

For netbook and ultrabook without an optical drive, you can download a Norton 360 digital copy from http://www.norton.com/digital/

Follow the installation instructions and you will have Norton 360 protecting your computer in about 5 minutes. A Norton 360 widget will be added to your Windows widget bar.

Read on for Norton 360 v6 review.

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5 Best Freeware to Improve Windows Computer Security and Performance

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Windows computer is often the target of computer virus, spyware, malicious software (malware). Once you received a new Windows computer, besides installing hundred MBs of Microsoft Windows updates, the first thing you need to do is installing antivirus, anti malware software to protect your computer. I would also recommend you to install system utilities to improve computer performance.

Check out the 5 useful freeware I recommended for every Windows users after the break.

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3 Totally FREE Antivirus for Mac OS X

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There is an increasing number of commercial antivirus for Mac such as Norton, Kaspersky, etc. We love free downloads. Here are the 3 free antivirus for Mac works on Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

(Yes, only 3. There are not many choices when it comes to FREE Mac antivirus.)

Does Mac OS X need to install antivirus?

Short answer: Yes.

Long answer: read the quote I found on ClamXav website:

Firstly, there’s no guarantee that we Mac users will continue to enjoy the status quo, but more importantly, the majority of the computing world use machines running MS Windows, for which an enormous quantity of viruses exist, so we must be vigilant in checking the files we pass on to our friends and colleagues etc.

Read on for the free antivirus for Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

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Top 5 Antivirus Programs for Windows 7

This is a guest post by Dwarka Rao from Review Unit, a blog where you can find Reviews and News about Gadgets, Software, Hardware and Web Apps. Please have a look at PC’s PLACE, which. is a blog with amazing tech related stuff, freebies and web apps.

Ensuring the security levels of your computer is the most basic and fundamental task for any computer user. There is an old saying in the Medical Fraternity that “Prevention is better than Cure.” The same applies while you are putting your efforts to protect your computer from malicious attacks. So keeping your computer shielded with a robust antivirus program is the very much necessary.

It has been few days but Windows 7 has already created a great buzz. People are very much in love with this brand new operating system from Microsoft because of its amazingly innovative features. Since Windows 7 is the newest operating system of the current date, users are skeptical about the antivirus programs which can be used to protect their computers powered by Windows 7.

Hackers release numerous viruses, Trojans, rootkits and other malicious program every year. It is nothing less than any unending process. So, computer security experts have already warned people about number of malicious programs which are designed to hamper the performance Windows 7.

I would like to list out the top 5 antivirus programs to protect your machines powered by Windows 7:

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Panda Cloud Antivirus, the Best Free Antivirus for Windows 7!

This is a review of Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 1.0, which won Editor’s Choice award for Best Free Antivirus from PC World.

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Panda Cloud Antivirus

Panda Cloud Antivirus is the first FREE cloud-based antivirus. It connects in real-time to PandaLab’s online database for protection against virus and malware.

Therefore, Panda Cloud Antivirus could detect the latest virus faster than the traditional signature-based antivirus.

And, it does NOT need to download updates, because the virus signature database is online!

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