Intrusion Prevention

Intrusion Prevention protects you from attacks when you are online. It scans network traffic for attack signatures, such as social threats and outbound attacks, that identify attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in your operating system or in a program that you use. To keep you secure, Intrusion Prevention discards packets from computers that try to send data with known attack signatures. It blocks connections to those computers.

By default, Intrusion Prevention is turned on. It must be on in order to customize the settings below.

When Intrusion Prevention is turned off, your computer is not adequately protected from Internet threats and security risks.

Turn off Intrusion Prevention notifications

You can choose whether or not to receive notifications when Intrusion Prevention detects threats. By default, Intrusion Prevention notifications is turned on.

Turn off Intrusion Prevention notifications

  1. In the Norton product main window, click Settings.

  2. In the Settings window, under Detailed Settings, click Firewall.

  3. Click the Intrusion and Browser Protection tab.

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

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

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DOCID: v15471442_ns_retail_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 12/13/2016