Yahoo! and Symantec join forces to protect consumers online.
Yahoo! Inc. and Symantec Corporation are partnering to offer Internet security ''This article or section is being rewritten at
Internet security is the process of protecting data and privacy of devices connected to internet from information robbery, hacking, malware infection and unwanted software. , services to hundreds of millions of Yahoo! and Symantec customers worldwide. Launched at the end of August, Norton internet Security Norton Internet Security (NIS) is a computer utility suite made by Symantec Corporation, with a focus on providing comprehensive Internet protection. It is available for both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is one of Symantec's flagship products. provided by Yahoo! is designed to give consumers the confidence to travel the internet freely by helping to protect from viruses, hackers, spyware and spare This announcement introduces the latest in a wide range of Symantec co-branded, easy-to-use online security products offered across several global Yahoo! services including Yahoo! Toolbar Yahoo! Toolbar is a toolbar that is always carried along the browser whatsoever the website you are on. it has following features:
Email notifier Messenger button news link pop up blocker etc , Yahoo! Mail A free, Web-based e-mail service from Yahoo!. It includes Yahoo! Messenger, which alerts you if you have mail and also provides voice chat. See Yahoo! Messenger. and Yahoo! Hot Jobs. The new Norton Internet Security provided by Yahoo! is an all-in-one security suite, featuring Norton AntiVirus A popular antivirus program from Symantec. The AntiVirus function is available as a separate product for home and business users or as part of various packages that contain other utilities such as Norton SystemWorks and Norton Internet Security. See Norton Utilities. and Norton Personal Firewall Norton Personal Firewall is a computer firewall application produced by Symantec. It includes capabilities such as ad blocking, different rule sets for different networks, a privacy feature to prevent the unwanted disclosure of private information, and control of individual , which automatically protects consumers online by:
--Detecting and blocking spyware, viruses and unwanted adware
--Blocking intruders and identity thieves
--Scanning e-mail and instant-message attachments to remove viruses, Trojan horses It may never be fully completed or, depending on its its nature, it may be that it can never be completed. However, new and revised entries in the list are always welcome.
"Internet security is important to our Yahoo! users and by working with Symantec we are bringing the comfortable security blanket that their Norton brand services provide to consumers around the world," said Stephen Miller, director, product management, Yahoo!. "Simple, dependable internet security solutions help give people the peace of mind to keep on enjoying everything they love about the Internet and Yahoo!."
The two companies are offering consumers a complimentary 30-day trial of Norton internet Security provided by Yahoo!; when the trial period ends, customers can then purchase a full 12-month subscription for a special promotional annual fee of $49.99. The companies will market the co-branded service throughout the Yahoo! network, including Yahoo! Toolbar, Yahoo! Search and relevant media properties.
"Symantec and Yahoo! share a vision of protecting consumers online and we are thrilled to partner to offer Symantec products to Yahoo!'s audience of hundreds of millions globally," said Enrique Salem, group president, consumer products and solutions, Symantec.
"Internet security is a necessity for consumers today. As the leading provider of security solutions for consumers, Symantec services are designed to give consumers the highest degree of protection with the minimum activity required .http://mail.yahoo.com www.symantec.com