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Norton has integrated a new security feature for Android devices that literally screams when in trouble. Mobile phones could soon take on the persona of car alarms thanks to a new security software solution for Android from Norton by Symantec.
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I bet it isnt free. =/
   
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I bet it isnt free. =/
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Both available starting today with one year of protection each, Norton Tablet Security retails for $39.99, while Norton Mobile Security only costs $29.99. Users who already have a version of Norton Mobile Security will receive the update through existing product subscriptions.
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Hm... I would buy if a.) it was only a 1 time cost and b.) didnt take crazy amounts of memory like the desktop version does.

Weird they havent got on the smartphone wagon until now
     
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It's Norton... I'm out. And $30 for a security suite for a phone?
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Now Norton is cooking some viruses to infect Android. 30 is ridicules for Mobiles.
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Now Norton is cooking some viruses to infect Android. 30 is ridicules for Mobiles.
Oh please just shut up....

Used Norton IS from Early 2010-2011, and I liked it. Lightweight, and secure. There are also many reviews, from pros like CNET to average Youtube reviewers who will agree with me. Stop living in 2005.

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Oh please just shut up....

Used Norton IS from Early 2010-2011, and I liked it. Lightweight, and secure. There are also many reviews, from pros like CNET to average Youtube reviewers who will agree with me. Stop living in 2005.

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Has it picked up an actual virus?
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Lol Norton.
    
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Has it picked up an actual virus?
you mean if the security has blocked a virus on a website for me? yes it has when I went on a blog that was infected by a trojan.

You do realize people who criticized norton/symantec don't criticize the detection, which is one of the best
they always criticized the resources it used.

well Norton IS/AV since 2009 uses less resources than even MSE, so that argument can be thrown out
but people just follow the sheep and keep on bashing norton cause its the cool thing to do.
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