What products include Identity Safe and the Norton toolbar?
Norton Internet Security and Norton 360 include the toolbar.
Will the Norton toolbar slow my browsing experience?
Although the Norton Toolbar delivers real-time protection - it will have minimal effect on the performance of your PC. You should not notice any performance impact.
Why is it more secure to store my passwords in Identity Safe versus the password manager that comes with my browser?
Identity Safe stores passwords far away from malicious applications in an encrypted area. Unlike some browsers, it also allows you to password protect your personal information so no one else can get to it.
How do I know my confidential data is safe?
Norton stores all confidential data including passwords in an encrypted area on your PC—only allowing you to access them.
What makes Norton Toolbar’s phishing protection better than the one in my browser?
Norton utilizes heuristics and does not solely rely on a known list of phishing sites. This difference protects you from new phishing sites whereas solution dependent on block lists do not. It also provides additional protection by authenticating known legitimate Web sites.
How is my private information secured?
Norton encrypts the information you store in Identity Safe on your PC and password protects access to that information ─ to protect it from unauthorized access.
If I let my subscription lapse – am I still able to recover my stored passwords?
Yes- information on how to recover passwords is located on the Symantec Support website here as well as in the expiration notice.