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Set Norton Firewall to stop or start notifying you when it blocks an attack

You can choose whether you want to receive notifications when Norton Intrusion Prevention blocks suspected attacks.

If you chose not to receive notifications, you can still view attacks that Norton blocked in your security history.

Turn off or turn on Intrusion Prevention notifications

  1. Start Norton.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton main window, click Settings.

  3. In the Settings window, click Firewall or Network.

  4. Click the Intrusion and Browser Protection tab.

  5. Under Intrusion Prevention, in the Notifications row, move the On/Off switch to Off or On.

  6. In the Settings window, click Apply, and then click Close.

Turn off or turn on an individual Intrusion Prevention notification

  1. Start Norton.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton main window, click Settings.

  3. In the Settings window, click Firewall or Network.

  4. Click the Intrusion and Browser Protection tab.

  5. Under Intrusion Prevention, in the Intrusion Signatures row, click Configure.

  6. In the Intrusion Signatures window, uncheck or check Notify me corresponding to the individual signature.

  7. Click OK.

  8. In the Intrusion Signatures window, click Apply, and then click OK.

  9. In the Settings window, click Close.

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DOCID: v1224775
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 08/05/2020