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A Comparison of Norton vs McAfee by the Spyshakers.com Team Editors

A custom antivirus comparison of Norton vs McAfee by the
Spyshakers.com Team Editors (accurate as of May 30, 2015).


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Versions:

Norton Security 2015 - Norton Security is the standard level of protection. This product replaces Norton Antivirus 2014 and Norton Internet Security 2014. The main difference is that the 2015 solution is a cloud-based solution which means it takes up less memory and the update files are significantly smaller.

Norton Security 2015 with Backup - Norton Security 2015 with Backup provides the exact same quality of product as the standard version. Obviously this version comes with backup features. The backup is currently 25GB of online storage in the cloud.

Versions:

McAfee Antivirus Plus 2014 - This is the entry level McAfee product. It comes jam packed with a lot of useful features including the standard antivirus scanning, a firewall, a digital file shredder, PC tuneup, and portable USB scanning.

McAfee Internet Security 2014 - Internet Security includes the same features of Antivirus Plus with additional features like anti-spam, online backup, and parental monitoring.

McAfee Total Protection 2014 - Total Protection includes the same funtionality as Internet Security but it comes with even more features like wireless network protection, encrypted storage, and anti-phishing technology.
Strengths:

Norton Security and Norton Security for Business are now hosted mostly in the cloud. This means less work is being done on your desktop which enhances speed and performance.
Norton Security implements on multiple devices without an additional fee. Protect your PC, your tablet, and your smartphone.
Norton utilizes Sonar technology which examines the behavior of an application which helps determine viruses before they are well known and before it is too late.
Strengths:

McAfee comes loaded with features in all versions that other competitors require upgrades for or do not include at all. These include features like the digital data shredder (which permanently deletes files so they cannot be recovered), a firewall, a PC tuneup and a USB and removable drive scan.
The wireless network protection is an interesting option which is often overlooked by most antivirus competitors.
Active Protection technology provides immediate protection against malicious threats to your PC. A new threat can be analyzed and blocked in a split second rather than waiting hours for traditional techniques.
Virtual Sandbox:

No. There is no virtual sandbox in this edition to our knowledge.
Virtual Sandbox:

No. We do not see a virtual sandbox option in McAfee
PC Optimization:

Yes. Norton Security 2015 has several tools that fix and optimize common problems which may be causing PC performance issues.
PC Optimization:

Yes. McAfee addresses unused applications, temporary internet files, and other items slowing down your PC. McAfee QuickClean™ removes these problems to enhance PC performance.
Backups / Online Storage:

Yes but you will need the Backup version. Symantec also monitors websites visited and blocks adult websites from kids.
Backups / Online Storage:

Yes. McAfee Total Protection 2014 offers online backup protection (up to 2GB).
Parental Control:

Yes but you will need the upgraded version. Symantec monitors the social network activity of your children.
Parental Control:

Yes. McAfee restricts inappropriate websites from children and it can limit online time as well.
Chat / IM Protection:

Yes. Norton Security email and Instant Messages (IMs) for suspicious links and malicious attachments.
Chat / IM Protection:

No. We can't find any specific chat / IM monitoring with McAfee.
Customer Support:

Technical support is provided by Norton via email, chat or phone.
Customer Support:

McAfee offers a "Virtual Techician" to troubleshoot common problems, and if necessary online chat, email, and phone support are available.
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