Norton AntiVirus can be described as antivirus software or anti-malware product, which has been developed and released via NortonLifeLock since 1991, as part of the Norton family of security products. It utilizes signatures and heuristics to recognize malware. Other features it offers include spam filtering in e-mails as well as security against phishing.
Symantec sells its product in the form of a download or a boxed copy and also as OEM software. Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security as a product that is related had 61% of the US market share in retail sales for security suites at the beginning of 2007. In regards to market shares, in this study, are security products for antivirus that are made by CA, Trend Micro, and Kaspersky Lab.