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  • Internet security face-off: McAfee vs Norton

    We put Norton Internet Security 2007 and McAfee Internet Security Suite 9.0 to the test.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Internet Security 2006

    It may be hard to imagine, but there once was a time, back in the mists of techno-antiquity, when you didn't need any special protection to use the internet. But…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton SystemWorks 2006 Basic Edition

    Despite the 'Basic' tag, this suite is aimed at more experienced PC users – those who already have some protection but want to beef it up a bit.

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Confidential 2007

    Confidential is one of the first dedicated applications to protect your identity online.

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Norton AntiVirus 2007

    These days, antivirus protection is a necessity for any PC user and Norton has long been one of the most trusted apps.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton 360

    Prompted by Microsoft's Live OneCare and McAfee's Total Protection, Symantec has completely revamped Norton Internet Security and served it up as Norton 360.

    £60 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Antivirus 2007

    Symantec's Norton Antivirus 2007 is a solid antivirus tool, our review shows an overall virus-detection rate of 96 percent.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Norton Save & Restore 2.0

    Norton Save & Restore 2.0 is one of the best of the modestly priced drive imaging and backup programs available on the market, with a Vista-compatible version just…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton Ghost 12.0 backup software

    There used to be a clear distinction between the two main applications that created a backup image of your hard drive: Symantec Norton Ghost benefited from…

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Norton AntiVirus 2008

    As before, Norton AntiVirus 2008 remains purely a malware defence and hence offers protection against viruses, spyware and worms, whether they are browser- or email-…

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Internet Security 2008

    The latest version of the ever-popular Norton Internet Security brings some much needed updates and improvements to an otherwise first-rate product that was beginning…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008

    Symantec's Norton Internet Security 2008 suite offers solid security protection and features, including very good behaviour-based defence against unknown threats.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton 360 2.0 review

    Norton 360 2.0's basic specification is unchanged: it offers comprehensive protection against spyware and virus malware, data loss, identity loss and phishing, thus…

    £60 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Ghost 14.0 review

    Norton Ghost 14.0 is a complete backup solution dedicated to preserving your data against loss

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Symantec Mail Security 7.5 review

    Overall, Symantec Mail Security 7.5 is the best email security program we've tested.

    £765 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Norton Internet Security 2009 beta review

    Symantec is working on the next iteration of Norton Internet Security, NIS 2009, with the mantra of what it's calling Zero Impact Performance: "Security so light and…

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  • Symantec Norton Utilities 14 review

    Symantec bills Norton Utilities as a way to keep Windows PCs running longer by sprucing up their performance.

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 review

    The strong Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 suite may cost a little more than some competitors, but it’s easy to use and good at blocking malicious software.…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2010 review

    Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2010 offers solid protection, some terrific extra features and a polished user interface.

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 Desktop Version review

    Norton Ghost, meet Backup Exec. Backup Exec, meet Ghost. That's right: Symantec's Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 Desktop Version (BESR for short) is a Windows disk…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

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