nortonsecurity.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if nortonsecurity.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, this application is located in C:\Program Files\Norton Security\Engine\126.96.36.199\nortonsecurity.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is e02fef6eb09ac03596df91d40eeef1a6.
This application is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can exploit the full power of a modern computer processor.
The description written in the file is Norton Security.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.52.
Company name Symantec Corporation.
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 2018 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved..
This file does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad thing.
nortonsecurity.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in nortonsecurity.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Symantec Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.