Enable or disable notifications for blocked attack signatures

You can choose whether you want to receive notifications when Vulnerability Protection blocks suspected attacks.

The notification message lets you do the following:

  • To view the details of the blocked attack.

  • To report a wrongly detected attack.

All of the Vulnerability Protection activities are recorded in the Security History window. The entries include information about the unauthorized accesses attempts and other details.

You can enable or disable notification for all blocked attacks or for individual attack signatures.

Enable or disable notifications for all blocked attacks

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

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Vulnerability Protection row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Vulnerability Protection window, click the Advanced tab.

  5. In the Advanced tab, do one of the following:

    • To disable the notifications for all blocked attacks, deselect Notify me when Vulnerability Protection automatically blocks an attack.

    • To enable the notifications for all blocked attacks, select Notify me when Vulnerability Protection automatically blocks an attack.

  6. Click Done.

Enable or disable notifications for individual attack signatures

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

  2. On the left pane, click Firewall.

  3. In the Vulnerability Protection row, click the settings icon.

  4. In the Vulnerability Protection window, click the Signatures tab.

  5. In the Signature list, do one of the following:

    • To disable the notifications, deselect Show notifications for this signature.

    • To enable the notifications, select Show notifications for this signature.

  6. Click Done.

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DOCID: v6477703_nsmac_retail_en_us
Operating System: Mac OS X
Last modified: 01/30/2017