To help protect consumers from browser-based security, privacy and identity threats, Norton has released Norton Secure Browser. The new Chromium-based browser has built-in security and privacy tools that can be personalised and easily adjusted to suit individual needs.
Just as a passport is essential for travel, web browsers are integral to exploring the internet and serve as the gateway to websites, information, and experiences. However, they are also superhighways of personal information for cybercriminals to exploit and the dream tool for advertisers to track online activity, collect insights into digital citizens' views, motivations and interests, and appeal to them.
Between April and June this year, Norton blocked more than 180 million web-related threats globally, the equivalent of approximately two million attacks per day, or more episodes in three months than there are people in the United Kingdom and Germany combined.
“Cybercriminals are becoming more creative in their pursuits to attack people this year, and advertisers are more eager than ever to capture as many interactions as possible to profile people and target them with ads and content,” said Ben Wadors, Director of Browser and Search at Gen.
“Norton Secure Browser helps tackle both problems. We’ve built in some of our best technology and innovation to help protect people from new and persistent web-based threats and made it easy for them to choose what they share with advertisers, all from a centralised security and privacy dashboard you can customise in seconds. You can now control your online safety with a few clicks and search, shop and communicate with peace of mind.”
Features and benefits of Norton Secure Browser include:
Norton Secure Browser is available for Windows PC and Mac, with additional platform support soon.