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Turn off or turn on Intrusion Prevention notifications

May 25, 2010

You can choose whether you want to receive notifications when Intrusion Prevention blocks suspected attacks. Whether or not you receive notifications, Intrusion Prevention activities are recorded in Security History. The Security History entries include information about the attacking computer and information about the attack.

You can choose whether you want to receive notifications when Intrusion Prevention blocks suspected attacks based on a particular signature.


  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Network pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Intrusion Prevention, in the Notifications row, do one of the following:
    • Move the On/Off switch to the right to the Off position.
    • Move the On/Off switch to the left to the On position.
    You may need to scroll the window to see this option.
  3. Click Apply.
To turn on or turn off an individual Intrusion Prevention notification
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Network pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Intrusion Prevention, in the Intrusion Signatures row, click Configure.

    You may need to scroll the window to see this option.
  3. In the Intrusion Signatures window, click an attack signature, and then click Properties.
  4. In the Signature Properties window, check or uncheck Notify me when this signature is detected.
  5. Click OK.
  6. In the Intrusion Signatures window, click OK.

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