Microsoft Security Essentials for Mac

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Microsoft Security Essentials by Microsoft is a well-known application that can help you protect your computer against viruses, spyware and other malware. Sadly, a version of Microsoft Security Essentials for Mac has not been developed, but you can download and install other tools that can help you keep your system safe. This list provides you with several alternatives to Microsoft Security Essentials for Mac.

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ClamXav Free

by Canimaan Software Ltd

ClamXav is an antivirus created for Mac. This utility helps you remove various types of malware threats from your computer, has simple to configure settings, and immediately gets the job down without slowing down the performance of your Mac...

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Avira Free

by Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.

Avira Free Mac Security packs award-winning malware detection into a smart application that almost never needs your attention. Just install it and continue to enjoy your Mac, free of viruses and free of antivirus hassles too.

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iAntiVirus Free

by Symantec Corporation

iAntivirus is essential virus protection built exclusively for your Mac. This simple yet powerful on-demand malware and virus scanner from Norton helps ensure you are protected from the latest threats.

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AVG AntiVirus Free

by AVG Technologies

AVG AntiVirus is a very capable program that helps you get rid of all the viruses and spyware on your Mac. The application brings you a simple and nicely-designed interface, so all Mac users, no matter their computer experience, can easily handle...

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus For Mac Free

by Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Anti-Virus For Mac is a powerful and reliable program that helps you keep your Mac safe of viruses. This program enables you to scan critical areas of your computer with a feature named Quick Scan or you can perform a full scan, as well.

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McAfee Internet Security Free

by McAfee

The most effective protection against virus and online threats. Work or play with minimal interruptions with fast and effective virus, malware, and spyware scanning. Schedule security scans when you’re not using your PC.

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Norton AntiVirus Free

by Symantec Corporation

Norton AntiVirus works as an antivirus and Internet worm protection. This program automatically detects and removes viruses, scans and cleans downloaded files and email attachments and provides advanced protection against attacks that target...

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iAntiVirus Free

by PC Tools

With PC Tools iAntiVirus™ you are protected against the most nefarious cyber-threats attempting to gain access to your Mac and personal information.

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F-Secure Free

by F-Secure Corporation

To make sure that you are protected against modern and complex threats, you need advanced detection and protection technologies. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac provides enhanced protection against viruses, spyware, infected e-mail attachments...

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Dr.Web Light Free

by Doctor Web, Ltd

Dr.Web Light is a reliable Mac program that will help you protect your system against various threats. This tool can come in handy if you want to keep you system safe at all times by using advanced virus detection and neutralization techniques.

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ESET Endpoint Antivirus Free

by ESET, spol. s r.o.

ESET Endpoint Antivirus is a professional antivirus for Mac. It eliminates all types of threats, including viruses, rootkits, worms, and spyware with optional cloud-powered scanning for even better detection performance.

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Panda Antivirus Free

by Panda Security 2010

Panda Antivirus for Mac is a total protection for your Mac world. Panda Antivirus for Mac protects your files, music, photos, and more against viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, keyloggers, bots, and other malware attempting to access your Mac.

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ProtectMac AntiVirus Free

by ProtectWorks Limited

Malware like viruses, Trojans, spyware or worms slow down the performance of your computer and even gather sensitive information.

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COMODO Antivirus Free

by com.COMODO

Comodo Antivirus provides complete protection against viruses, worms and Trojan horses for Mac OS X based computers. Why Comodo Antivirus for Mac Computers? There used to be a time when Mac computers were considered almost 'virus-proof'.

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VirusBarrier Plus Free

by Intego

VirusBarrier Plus protects Mac users from viruses, Trojan horses and other types of malware that affect Macs. VirusBarrier Plus also detects Windows malware, so Mac users don't pass on infected files to their Windows-using friends and colleagues.

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  • Nordine Bjerke, Last year

    Personally, I prefer Norton AV. Even though it requires buying a licence, its performance perfectly suits me. The only downside I would like to mention is that it consumes quite a lot of system resources, so you need a fast machine or the utility will be rather slow.


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