Symantec Wants Norton to Secure Your Phone
May 27, 2010, 1:45 PM by Philip Berne
Symantec has detailed plans to reach out beyond its PC software, and mobile devices will be the next stop. Norton Smartphone Security will be a beta download available for Android devices in June 2010. The software will allow remote locks or wiping, as well as Norton's antimalware software. The software will also block unwanted calls. Beyond security, Symantec will offer Norton Connect as a beta for iPhone OS devices and Android phones. Norton Connect can access files stored on Symantec's Norton Online Backup or Norton 360. To help bring these products to market, Symantec has joined the HTC MobilityNow program.
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are there real stastics on smartphone viruses?
Remote wipe and call blocking isn't so bad, but all the other crap you'd get... I trust Norton as far as I can throw them.
I think it more secure to have nothing istalled
Just an FYI: Correlation is not Causation.
Just because you've had good luck without anti-virus doesn't make you safer... it makes you luckier (or unknowingly i...
Sure, if you don't mind every single incoming call/text/email getting blocked
Norton is garbage