Apple users are often convinced that their devices are more resistant to cyberattacks. They’re right. This doesn’t mean you should ignore a good antivirus program.
It is essential to protect your computer from malware, especially with recent attacks such as WannaCry or Petya which have impacted major organizations such as the NHS and spread across the internet. Intego’s Mac antivirus software is specially designed for the platform and provides 24/7 protection, with a robust scanner that can identify and neutralize cross-platform threats as well as traditional malware, viruses, spyware, and adware.
The software is simple to use and can perform either a quick scan or full scan of the drive. It also allows searching external drives and USB flash drives. It is possible to schedule automated scans. You can also drag and drop files and folders for investigation by forensics.
Avira Antivirus Security Pro employs a hybrid approach, which includes local antivirus scanning as well as cloud analysis on the internet to provide additional layers of protection. The software keeps an eye on hacks to browsers and ransomware threats as well as other remote attacks. It’s a decent suite, however it lacks advanced features like firewalls and password managers. It’s an excellent choice for users who require a robust security solution with a low cost.