Symantec has released its latest antivirus software, Norton AntiVirus 2003. The software automatically removes malicious code to protect e-mail messages and instant message attachments from viruses. Instant messaging scanning supports Yahoo, Instant Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, MSN Messenger and Windows Messenger. The software also removes worms and Trojan horses without interrupting the user's workflow. Norton AntiVirus 2003 automatically downloads the most recent virus definitions through LiveUpdate and includes one year of virus definition subscription services.
The software is available from September 12, for an estimated retail price of $109.95. Current Norton Antivirus users can upgrade for $79.95.