Over the last couple of months we have been noticing a lot of reports connecting an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) “Outbound Traffic Detected” alert to a recommendation to run Norton Power Eraser and so I’ve spent some time investigating the issue and have discovered a few issues. Some we have already fixed and another fix is coming shortly. I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you what I discovered and what fixes we are putting in place.
First I’d like to thank you for been patient with the repeated alert notification issue! We understand that our response is ...
Norton Security PC client v22.7 introduces our next generation antivirus engine featuring Symantec Data Scanner (SDS) technology. SDS makes its debut on Windows OS platform, with many capabilities designed for faster and smarter protection.
Norton Security provides its protection in two modes: kernel and user modes (more info).
In kernel mode, Norton Security provides real-time protection by monitoring the activities of all running processes; and performs various security checks on calls made by applications running in user mode. Our antivirus engine running in kernel mode en...