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.

Avira delivers first-rate protection for free. Not only does it protect you from all Mac-related threats, it also prevents you from passing on PC viruses as well.

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iAntiVirus Free

by Symantec Corporation

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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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

McAfee Internet Security is a comprehensive Web security option for Mac-users. Why Mac users need protection.Mac users are not vulnerable to the same viruses and threats that have traditionally plagued PCs but the Internet has leveled the playing...

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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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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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Norton AntiVirus Free

by Symantec Corporation

Symantec's Norton AntiVirus is an antivirus solution that automatically removes viruses from email attachments, Internet downloads, and other sources, without interrupting your work.

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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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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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Panda Antivirus Free

by Panda Security

Panda Antivirus for Mac offers Mac users complete protection against viruses and other Internet threats. Mac users have always believed they were safe from malware attacks. Yet this is definitely not the case. Malware for Mac is specific.

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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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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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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, 3 years ago

    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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