Norton™ AntiVirus

The next evolution of Norton AntiVirus for Mac is here.

In order to better protect you, we have substantially enhanced our security services. We took everything you loved about Norton AntiVirus for Mac and added better protection, improved performance and superior design to create Norton Security. It’s the best of Norton for your Macs as well as your PCs, smartphones and tablets.

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  • Keep your Mac® — and your Stuff — protected against late-breaking threats
    • Updates at least once a day to stop late-breaking threats before they can damage your Mac and your iPhoto® pictures, iTunes® media and other important Stuff.
    • Automatically detects new threats that try to take advantage of vulnerabilities in applications and software on your Mac.
    • Scans your iChat® messages for suspicious attachments.
  • Prevent thieves stealing your personal information
    • Detects and gets rid of spyware that can be used to eavesdrop on you, steal your personal information and take control of your Mac.
  • Stay safe from new threats with automatic protection and updates that won't slow you down or get in your way
    • Provides daily updates to detect and eliminate late-breaking threats.
    • Scans for threats and updates your protection in the background so you won't even know it's there.


  • Essential Virus Protection: Keeps your Mac®, iPhoto®, iTunes®, iMovie® and other files safe from viruses, spyware and other threats without slowing it down.
  • Daily Protection Updates: Runs in the background to protect your Mac and your Stuff from new, late-breaking threats.
  • Vulnerability Protection: Defends against threats that can infect your Mac through gaps in the operating system or other applications.
  • Email and Instant Message Monitoring: Scans iChat® and other IMs for suspicious attachments and other tricks used to steal your identity and your hard-earned money.
  • FREE Support 24x7: Symantec provides free 24x7 chat and phone support for a period of one year from initial product installation.1
  • Flexible Support: Norton™ AntiVirus 12 for Mac works with Mac® OS X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9, and includes Norton AntiVirus 11 for Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs running Mac OS X 10.4.11-10.6.8.

Operating Systems Supported

NortonTM AntiVirus 12 for Mac®

Mac® OS X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9

NortonTM AntiVirus 11 for Mac®

Mac OS X 10.4.11 – 10.6.8 running on Intel® and Power-PC based Macs

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Mac system with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor
  • 2 GB of RAM (already required for Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8)
  • 1.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • Internet connection required for LiveUpdate™ security updates
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

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