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Norton Security Launched in India: Plans, Prices, and More


Norton by Symantec launched its latest Security solution for India on Tuesday, which provides security against malware across platforms including Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS. The one-year Norton Security subscription to the Standard version of the service has been priced at Rs. 1,399, currently available at Rs. 749 as part of special offer, and provides security for one PC or one Mac.

The Deluxe version of the Norton Security service provides protection on up to five devices for a year and has been priced at Rs. 2,999, and is currently available at Rs. 1,299. The Premium version of Norton Security will provide protection on up to 10 devices and has been priced at Rs. 8,997, currently available at Rs. 2,499.

In order to get the subscription to the service, you need to head to the company’s Indian website.

The latest Norton Security solution includes new features such as Proactive Exploit Prevention, Emulation Technology, Predictive Machine Learning Engine etc. Proactive Exploit Prevention feature helps users in protecting themselves from zero-day vulnerabilities, the bugs in applications that are unknown to the vendors themselves, and can potentially be exploited by the hackers before being fixed.
With its emulation technology feature, the software unpacks and runs the suspicious files in a virtual machine in order to protect user’s machine from a file that hides malicious code in itself. “The Predictive Machine Learning Engine anticipates new and evolving malware variants. Using a machine learning algorithm, it develops statistical model that helps accurately detect and blocks both new and unknown malware,” the company said regarding Predictive Machine Learning Engine in its press release.

The company claims that Mac users, specifically, will notice faster scans and lower overall memory utilisation with the latest Norton Security solution on their machines. Users can manage their account with company’s web-portal My Norton.

“With the growing frequency of cyberattacks on all platforms, consumers need the comprehensive multi-platform protection offered by Norton Security,” said Ritesh Chopra, Country Manager, India, Norton by Symantec.