Many Mac enthusiasts believe that their devices are inherently more secure than PCs, and they’re right that Apple devices are more resistant to cyberattacks. This doesn’t mean that you should ignore a good anti-virus program.
You should protect your computer from malware, particularly with recent attacks such as WannaCry or Petya that have affected major institutions like the NHS and spread across the internet. Intego’s Mac antivirus software is tailor-made for the platform and provides all-day protection and a powerful scanner that can identify and neutralize threats from across platforms, as well traditional spyware, viruses, worms and adware.
The software is simple to use and can perform a quick scan or a full scan of the drive. It also searches external drives as well as USB flash drives. A scheduler lets you to schedule automated scans. You can also drag and drop folders and files for them to be examined in a forensic mode.
Avira Antivirus Security Pro employs a hybrid approach, which includes local antivirus scanning, as well as cloud analysis online to add extra layers of protection. The software also monitors for browser script attacks possible ransomware attacks, and other remote attack activity. It’s a solid suite, however, it’s not equipped with the most premium features available in competing products like a firewall and password manager. It’s an excellent choice for those looking for robust protection at affordable prices.