Apple users are often convinced that their devices are more resistant to cyberattacks. They’re right. However, this doesn’t mean you should ignore a good anti-virus program.
Particularly with attacks like WannaCry and Petya striking major organizations like the NHS in the last few months and spreading throughout the internet, it is imperative to do whatever it takes to protect your machine from malware. Intego’s Mac antivirus software offers 24/7 security and is specifically designed for the platform. It is a robust scanner which detects and neutralizes traditional viruses, worms, spyware and adware as also cross-platform threats.
The software is easy to use and can perform fast scans and a full scan of the hard drive as well as a search of external drives and USB sticks. It is possible to schedule automated scans. You can also drag-and drop folders and files to perform an in-depth examination.
Avira Antivirus Security Pro uses a hybrid approach that includes local antivirus scanning as well as cloud analysis on the internet for additional layers of security. The software also keeps an eye out for browser script attacks possible ransomware attacks, and other remote attacks. It’s a great suite, however, it’s lacking some high-end features such as firewalls and password managers. However, it’s an excellent choice for people who want robust protection at a price that is affordable.