As you can see, Comcast themselves confirm that you need to have an antivirus app running on your device(s). The good news is you don’t really need to install Norton or any other third-party antivirus app on your Windows PC(s) because it already has a really good one running on it by default.
Do I need Norton If I have xfinity advanced security?
“Because of the protection xFi Advanced Security provides, we’ve decided to no longer include Norton Security Online with our Xfinity Internet service beginning January 1, 2021,” the post read. “If you wish to continue using Norton, you’ll need to purchase a subscription from them.”
What is xfinity xFi advanced security?
xFi Advanced Security provides an added layer of protection for your entire network by preventing you from inadvertently accessing malicious sites, blocking remote access to smart devices from known dangerous sources and monitoring network activity in real time to detect when devices are behaving in unusual ways that …
Is Xfinity offering a replacement for Norton?
Note: Norton Security Online will no longer be available with Xfinity Internet as of January 1, 2021. Please see the Norton Security help article for additional details.
Is xFi advanced security any good?
It’s actually a firewall that does an excellent job at stopping many types of security threats at your network’s gateway (the modem/router combo box that you’re renting from Comcast) and preventing them from ever reaching your computer and any other connected devices. However, no firewall or security app is perfect.
Is Xfinity advanced security free?
Xfinity xFi Advanced Security delivers a smarter, more personalized security solution for your home network. … Advanced Security is available at no cost to Xfinity Internet subscribers who rent a compatible xFi Gateway.
Is McAfee or Norton better?
Norton is better for overall security, performance, and extra features. If you don’t mind spending a little extra to get the best protection in 2021, go with Norton. McAfee is a bit cheaper than Norton. If you want a secure, feature-rich, and more affordable internet security suite, go with McAfee.
What is the best antivirus for Windows 10?
The best Windows 10 antivirus you can buy
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus. The best protection, with few frills. …
- Bitdefender Antivirus Plus. Very good protection with lots of useful extras. …
- Norton AntiVirus Plus. For those who deserve the very best. …
- ESET NOD32 Antivirus. …
- McAfee AntiVirus Plus. …
- Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security.
How do I get Norton from Comcast?
Download Norton Mobile Security from Google Play. Click Install.
Registration and Activation
- Download Norton Mobile Security from the Norton Security Online page. …
- Log in to your Xfinity account with your username and password if prompted. …
- Create or log in to your Norton account.
Does xFi advantage cost more?
Think about it like this: a standard rental modem/router is $13 a month. The xFi Advantage with unlimited data is $15 a month. So, the extra cost for unlimited data for rental customers is $2 a month.
How do I download Xfinity xFi advanced security?
Simply download the Xfinity xFi app or visit the website at xfinity.com/myxfi and log in to enable the feature. You can access the Advanced Security Dashboard from the Overview or Network sections. Learn more about using xFi Advanced Security and Comcast’s commitment to Privacy and Security.