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Norton Public Betas Now Available

Designed for Windows® 8.1 Compatibility;

Engineered to Set New Benchmarks for Protection and Performance 

SYDNEY, Aus. – June 24, 2013 – Today Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) released the public betas of the latest versions of the award-winning Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus products. Available for free download from the Norton beta website, this pre-release software is designed for compatibility with the upcoming release of Windows 8.1, and to improve on the industry’s best protection[1]and performance[2].

With the latest betas, Norton continues to deliver best-of-breed technologies to keep consumers protected from today’s complex and evolving online threats. The betas are engineered for outstanding protection, performance and the best possible user experience. Key improvements include:

–        Stronger Protection – Improved effectiveness of reputation-based (Norton Insight) and behavioral-based (SONAR) protection engines keep consumers safe from evolving threats

–        Improved Performance – Lower memory usage and improved file copy speeds make performance even faster and lighter

–        Enhanced Norton Identity Safe Experience – Increased stability, improved form-filling and an easy-to-access vault search in order to find favorite saved sites deliver a seamless user experience. Also includes better cross-platform functionality for users with mobile devices

Beta Availability

The Norton 360, Norton Internet Security and Norton AntiVirus betas are available for free download now at the Norton Beta Center.  Beta testers are encouraged to share feedback and discuss their product experiences in our online Norton Public Beta Forum 

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