Why is norton updating constantly
If you do not, you could find your computer compromised. About Lee Munson Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.I am an Info Sec Professional, a writer for Comparitech and the Social Media Manager for Brian Honan's Security Watch.I tried cleaning my registry, I did a system restore back to March 1st. Would it be better to switch to a different anti-virus program or is there a fix for this? • Are you aware if it started happening immediately after an update?I see a lot of complaints on (or about) March 29th.If you make the sad mistake that you know everything about your computer and you know how to avoid viruses all of the time, then you will probably be the first victim.
There are even countries now that have state sponsored hackers.
The Comcast Norton Security Suite is based on the Norton 360 product which does not have an option to turn off idle scans.
The full system idle scan will run weekly and a quick idle scan will run on definition update.
So some companies that make antivirus software respect that decision.
Unfortunately, updating your antivirus is the one thing that you should not need to ask permission to do.