This toolbar also includes a search box, routing search queries typed in the box through the search engine.The toolbar does not share code with the toolbar, which was classified as spyware by Mc Afee, Trend Micro, and other antivirus vendors.

Multiple installations of Norton 360 can also be managed from a centralized location.

When backing up files online, the user can control the amount of bandwidth Norton uses.

Users can restore individual files using the drag-and-drop technique.

Version 3.0 does not retain previous versions of files and skips files which are open by another program.

A registry cleaner is bundled with the performance tools, allowing the user to remove invalid entries. Supplementing the phishing protection is the Norton Identity Safe, which stores login credentials to websites.

A network map allows users to view the status of other Norton installations on networked computers and view basic information about each computer.

Reviews cited Norton 360's low resource usage, relative to Norton Internet Security 2007, and phishing protection.

PC Magazine found the phishing protection feature to be more effective at blocking access to fraudulent sites than Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2.

In Windows XP, a 300 megahertz processor, 256 megabytes of RAM, and 300 MB of hard disk space is required.

Under Vista, an 800 MHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, and 300 MB of hard disk space is required.

Genesis would differ from Symantec's other consumer security products by incorporating file backup and performance optimization tools with antivirus capabilities and a firewall. One Care was launched in summer 2006 while Falcon entered public beta testing.