Norton™ AntiVirus 12 for Mac®

Powerful protection for your Mac

Norton™ AntiVirus 12 for Mac®

Powerful protection against viruses and spyware that won't slow down your Mac.

  • Daily updates to protect your Mac® from late-breaking threats.
  • Protects against viruses, software vulnerabilities and spyware.
  • Safeguards iPhoto® pictures, iTunes® media and more.


  • Keep your Mac® — and your Stuff — protected against late-breaking threats
    • Updates at least once a day to stop late-breaking threats before they can damage your Mac and your iPhoto® pictures, iTunes® media and other important Stuff.
    • Automatically detects new threats that try to take advantage of vulnerabilities in applications and software on your Mac.
    • Scans your iChat® messages for suspicious attachments.
  • Prevent thieves stealing your personal information
    • Detects and gets rid of spyware that can be used to eavesdrop on you, steal your personal information and take control of your Mac.
  • Stay safe from new threats with automatic protection and updates that won't slow you down or get in your way
    • Provides daily updates to detect and eliminate late-breaking threats.
    • Scans for threats and updates your protection in the background so you won't even know it's there.


  • Essential Virus Protection: Keeps your Mac®, iPhoto®, iTunes®, iMovie® and other files safe from viruses, spyware and other threats without slowing it down.
  • Daily Protection Updates: Runs in the background to protect your Mac and your Stuff from new, late-breaking threats.
  • Vulnerability Protection: Defends against threats that can infect your Mac through gaps in the operating system or other applications.
  • Email and Instant Message Monitoring: Scans iChat® and other IMs for suspicious attachments and other tricks used to steal your identity and your hard-earned money.
  • FREE Support 24x7: Symantec provides free 24x7 chat and phone support for a period of one year from initial product installation.1
  • Flexible Support: Norton™ AntiVirus 12 for Mac works with Mac® OS X 10.7 10.8 and 10.9, and includes Norton AntiVirus 11 for Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs running Mac OS X 10.4.11-10.6.8.

Operating Systems Supported

NortonTM AntiVirus 12 for Mac®

Mac® OS X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9

NortonTM AntiVirus 11 for Mac®

Mac OS X 10.4.11 – 10.6.8 running on Intel® and Power-PC based Macs

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Mac system with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor
  • 2 GB of RAM (already required for Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8)
  • 1.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • Internet connection required for LiveUpdate™ security updates
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

1Need Help? Symantec provides free 24x7 chat and phone support for a period of one year. Continuing support is available with an active service period subscription. Renewing your service period subscription and updating to the latest product version may be required to access support. NortonLive™ Services sold separately. For full details and to access support, go to Not available with ISP version.

1 Year Protection: With Norton AntiVirus 12 for Mac (supporting Mac OS® X 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9) you receive a license to use the product on the specified number of Macs during a renewable one year service period which begins upon initial installation and activation, together with protection updates and new product features as available throughout the service period. Product features may be added, modified, or removed during the service period.

With Norton AntiVirus 11 for Mac (supporting Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.8) you receive a license to use the product together with a renewable one-year subscription to receive virus protection and scanning engine updates which begins upon initial installation and activation.

Use of each product is subject to acceptance of the Norton License Agreement included with the product and available for review at

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