Symantec First To Offer Full-Featured Firewall And Native Anti-Virus For Mac OS X
Symantec, a world leader in Internet security, today announced compatibility enhancements in Norton Personal Firewall
for Macintosh and Norton AntiVirus 7.0 for Macintosh, offering customers the first retail security solutions to run
native in Mac OS X, a full-featured firewall and native virus scan and repair application.
“Symantec is pleased to extend the capabilities of our market-leading Macintosh firewall and virus protection software
to support Mac OS X users,” said Richard Batchelar, Country Manager for Symantec New Zealand. “It is important that we
continue to provide our Macintosh customers with the continued reassurance that their valuable applications and data
will remain safe and secure.”
Designed to keep Macintosh computers secure, virus-free and running at peak performance, Symantec’s product line for the
Macintosh includes Norton Internet Security for Macintosh, Norton Personal Firewall for Macintosh, Norton AntiVirus 7.0
for Macintosh, Norton SystemWorks for Macintosh, and Norton Utilities 6.0 for Macintosh. The new compatibility
enhancements are available free of charge to customers of the latest versions of Symantec’s products for the Macintosh.
Using LiveUpdate and the Internet, owners of Norton Personal Firewall for Macintosh can download the new firewall
application; Norton SystemWorks for Macintosh and Norton AntiVirus 6.0 for Macintosh owners can download the new native
virus scan and repair application; and owners of Norton Internet Security for Macintosh can download both solutions.
Macintosh users can also utilise a bootable CD to analyze and repair hard disks and optimize drives on Mac OS X. For
more detailed information on each Symantec product’s individual Mac OS X capabilities, please visit the Symantec website