Norton-security.info is classified as a suspicious domain that penetrates the user’s system mostly through corrupted links or bundled downloads and generates multiple pop-up windows. Users are advised not to trust anything claimed by Norton-security.info since the website has nothing to do with the actual Symantec AV products. Instead, they may want to run a full system scan to detect and delete the threat.
Norton-security.info Distribution Method
Norton-security.info may have entered the system through clicking a suspicious link, opening a corrupted email attachment or executing a bundled download. Bundling is often employed to cover financial losses and to gain revenue for third parties. It could be avoided if the user always opts for the advanced option when installing freeware/ shareware. As for corrupted links and attachments, users should always be extra careful when sorting through emails, especially from unknown senders. Such emails may be sent straight to the Trash box so that PC troubles are spared.
Norton-security.info Description and Behavior
Once installed on the computer, usually without the user’s knowledge or consent, Norton-security.info may start generating fake security alerts or displaying unwanted advertisements.
Instead of trusting anything claimed by Norton-security.info, the user may want to consider performing a full system scan.
Moreover, the browser’s settings may be altered, along with the homepage.
Suspicious domains similar to Norton-security.info are also suspected to employ tracking cookies to the browser. This means that the user’s personally identifiable information may be compromised and given to third parties.
Norton-security.info Removal Manual
Analyzing the risks that Norton-security.info may bring to an affected computer, its removal is advisory. Since it may be hard to remove manually by average users, running a system scan with the help of a powerful anti-malware solution is the better option.
Follow the steps provided below to deal with the issue.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove Norton-security.info from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Norton-security.info from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Norton-security.info from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Norton-security.info from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Norton-security.info from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Norton-security.info from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Norton-security.info from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Norton-security.info from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Norton-security.info
Step 2: Uninstall Norton-security.info and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Norton-security.info on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Norton-security.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Norton-security.info from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Norton-security.info and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Norton-security.info via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Norton-security.info files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Norton-security.info, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Norton-security.info from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Norton-security.info from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Norton-security.info from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Norton-security.info from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Norton-security.info will be removed.
Eliminate Norton-security.info from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.