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Antivirus Reviews - Mac

Reviews, reader choice awards, and top picks for best Mac antivirus software.

BitDefender Antivirus for Mac
BitDefender Antivirus for Mac detects both Mac and Windows malware. Features include realtime on-access virus protection with the ability to perform full system virus scans, quick scans of critical system areas, as well as scheduled scanning. The quarantine feature in BitDefender Antivirus for Mac safely isolates suspect infected files for forwarding to the BitDefender Antivirus Lab for analysis.

Norton AntiVirus Dual Protection for Mac
Norton AntiVirus Dual Protection for Mac is designed for Mac users who routinely dual boot into Windows or run Windows in a virtual environmenton their Intel-based Mac.

Norton Antivirus 11.0 for Mac
Norton Antivirus 11.0 for Mac supports Mac OS X version 10.4.10 or higher. At approximately $50USD for a single user license, Norton Antivirus 11.0 for Mac is neither the cheapest nor the most expensive antivirus software for Mac users.

Best and Worst of Mac Antivirus
Antivirus protection for the Macintosh is in limited supply. Thankfully, so are the viruses affecting the Mac platform. This review looks at the good and bad apples in the Mac antivirus software space.

Best and Worst of Mac Antivirus
Antivirus protection for the Macintosh is in limited supply. Thankfully, so are the viruses affecting the Mac platform. This review looks at the good and bad apples in the Mac antivirus software space.

MacScan Antispyware for Macs
MacScan from SecureMac is designed to guard against spyware-related threats targeting Mac users. While its scope is limited, such focused protection isn't necessarily a bad thing.

PC Tools iAntiVirus for Mac
PC Tools iAntiVirus is a low impact, excellent free Mac antivirus for home and home office use.

PC Tools iAntiVirus for Mac
PC Tools iAntiVirus is a low impact, excellent free Mac antivirus for home and home office use.

Intego VirusBarrier X5: Mac Antivirus Software Review
VirusBarrier provides realtime signature-based and behavior-based scanning and guards against both Mac-specific and Windows-based malware.

McAfee VirusScan for Mac
McAfee VirusScan for Mac (formerly known as Virex) can be used as a standalone virus scanner for Mac or integrated with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) for enterprise management.

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition offers business-grade protection free for home use. And the protection literally is business-grade - the free version is based on the same Mac virus scanner Sophos uses in their Endpoint Security line.

VirusBarrier Express: Mac Antivirus Review
VirusBarrier Express from Intego is a free on-demand Mac antivirus. VirusBarrier Express scans for Mac malware only, so it's most suited for Mac only users. The lack of realtime on-access protection could be a plus or minus, depending on your needs.

VirusBarrier X6: Mac Antivirus Review
Intego VirusBarrier X6 provides realtime signature-based and behavior-based scanning for Mac malware and on-demand scanning for Windows-based malware. This not only keeps your Mac computer virus-free, it also guards against your inadvertently passing malware on to your Windows friends.

Intego VirusBarrier Plus: Mac Antivirus Review
Intego VirusBarrier Plus is a full-featured on-demand antivirus scanner that detects Mac, Windows and Linux malware. Available in English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish language versions. VirusBarrier Plus retails at $9.99 and provides free signature updates and free online tech support.

Little Snitch for Mac
Ever wonder which Mac apps are chattering behind your back, which websites are really being accessed, or what other hidden Internet traffic might be getting sent? Little Snitch helps Mac users even the playing field, by reporting on each and every outbound communication. Little Snitch makes it easy to allow or deny attempts, forever or just for...

ClamXav -- Free Mac Antivirus Software
ClamXav is based on the open source ClamAV virus scanner. Popular among open source fans, in practice ClamAV lags behind the detection capabilities of commercial antivirus software.

Little Snitch for Mac
Ever wonder which Mac apps are chattering behind your back, which websites are really being accessed, or what other hidden Internet traffic might be getting sent? Little Snitch helps Mac users even the playing field, by reporting on each and every outbound communication. Little Snitch makes it easy to allow or deny attempts, forever or just for...

Intego VirusBarrier Plus: Mac Antivirus Review
Intego VirusBarrier Plus is a full-featured on-demand antivirus scanner that detects Mac, Windows and Linux malware. Available in English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish language versions. VirusBarrier Plus retails at $9.99 and provides free signature updates and free online tech support.

VirusBarrier X6: Mac Antivirus Review
Intego VirusBarrier X6 provides realtime signature-based and behavior-based scanning for Mac malware and on-demand scanning for Windows-based malware. This not only keeps your Mac computer virus-free, it also guards against your inadvertently passing malware on to your Windows friends.

VirusBarrier Express: Mac Antivirus Review
VirusBarrier Express from Intego is a free on-demand Mac antivirus. VirusBarrier Express scans for Mac malware only, so it's most suited for Mac only users. The lack of realtime on-access protection could be a plus or minus, depending on your needs.

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition offers business-grade protection free for home use. And the protection literally is business-grade - the free version is based on the same Mac virus scanner Sophos uses in their Endpoint Security line.

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