updated 09:30 am EST, Wed February 20, 2002
Symantec today announced OS X-compatible versions of its utility suites, Norton Internet Security for Macintosh 2.0 and Norton SystemWorks for Macintosh 2.0, which are available now for pre-order and will begin shipping in March.
The $100 Internet Security bundle features Symantec's new Norton Privacy Control, which tracks confidential information, such as social security and credit card numbers as well as includes ad blocking features, Norton Personal Firewall for Macintosh 2.0 with a new stealth mode feature making Mac users invisible to hackers onlin; Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh 8.0 with a new interface and scheduling features; OpenDoor's Who's There? Firewall Advisor; and Aladdin's iClean for quick removal of cookies, cache and history files. A $30 mail-in rebate is available for owners of select competing products.
Norton SystemWorks for Macintosh 2.0 includes Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh 8.0; Norton Utilities 7.0 for data recovery, Dantz' Retrospect Express Backup 5.0 ; Aladdin's Spring Cleaning 4.0 for uninstalling applications and their associated files; and Alsoft's DiskWarrior Recovery Edition, which scavenges hard drives for all files to allow Mac users to recover files and folders with drag and drop convenience. It is $130 with a $50 mail-in competitive cross-grade rebate.