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Norton Satellite Lets You Scan Files on Dropbox and Windows 8 for Viruses and Detects Unsafe Links on Facebook Feeds

Norton Satellite is a free Windows 8 application from the security expert Symantec that lets you scan files as well as folders stored on your PC, external storage devices and Dropbox folders and Identifies virus infected files. It also scans your Facebook feeds for malicious links and ensures safer social networking.
 Norton Satellite uses latest virus definitions from Symantec servers for analyzing files, which means it requires internet access for scanning files and Facebook feeds. After scanning, it lets you know whether the file is safe to use or not.

The scanning is quite fast, even if it is a big file and can be useful, for example, if you suspect a file or a Facebook feed and want to scan it with Symantec virus definitions.

 Key features of Norton Satellite: 
  1. Detect viruses and malicious links in your personal cloud.
  2.  Identify unsafe files in Dropbox, on your PC, and external storage devices. 
  3. Scan your Facebook feed for malicious links. 

 Note: Remember that, this tool isn’t intended to be a replacement for continuous, real-time protection from the latest security risks, it will find only threats and can’t eliminate.

Norton Satellite can be install from Windows 8 Store for free. Just open this link in Internet Explorer or Firefox (Firefox 16) and click “View in Windows store” option to install the file.


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