Online security with BT Netprotect Plus

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BT NetProtect Plus, powered by McAfee® security, keeps your computer and your confidential information safe.

  • Firewall, virus and spyware protection
  • Email phishing scam warning system
  • Identity theft protection
  • Additional features like parental controls

What's included?

  • Go online without the worry

    Anti-virus and anti-spyware to protect you and your computer from malicious software

  • Protect up to 7 PCs or MACs

    Network Manager makes sure all the computers on your network are fully protected

  • Keep intruders off your computer

    Our firewall is a secure barrier to keep unwanted intruders out

  • Freedom to browse safely

    SiteAdvisor® lets you know where it's safe to go online with a traffic-light rating system

  • Shop, bank and trade online securely

    High-security systems to keep you safe from phishing emails and other forms of identity theft

How much does it cost?

£3.49 a month (with the first month absolutely free)

From 1 December 2014 BT NetProtect Plus will rise £3.70 per month.

Available for the following customers:

  • Broadband
  • Unlimited Broadband
  • BT Total Broadband Option 1
  • 20GB BT Infinity 1
  • Rising to £3.70 on 01/12/2014
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Available inclusive for the following customers:

  • Broadband Extra
  • BT Infinity Extra
  • Unlimited BT Infinity packages
  • Unlimited Broadband extra
  • BT Total Broadband Option 2 or 3

System Requirements

To use BT NetProtect Plus, your computer will need to meet the minimum specifications.

You will also need to have BT Broadband or BT Infinity.

Don't have BT Broadband or BT Infinity, check out our packages

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Supported browsers

  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox version 4.0 or higher
  • Google Chrome

Compatible operating systems

  • Windows XP (32-bit only)
    with Service Pack 3 (SP3) or higher
  • Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
    with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 (32 and 64-bit)

Technical requirement

  • 1 GHz processor or higher
  • 512 MB RAM or higher for Windows XP
  • 2 GB RAM or higher for Vista/Windows 7/
    Windows 8 and 8.1
  • 500 MB of available free drive space
  • Internet connection
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Supported browsers

  • Safari version 5.0 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox version 12.0 or higher
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor is currently only supported by Firefox

Compatible operating systems

  • Mac OSX 10.7 or higher

Technical requirement

  • Apple Computer with Intel Processor
  • 2 GB RAM or higher
  • 300 MB of available free drive space
  • Internet connection

Full system requirements

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