Not long ago, we reported that Apple had officially taken down the “MacBooks don’t get viruses” claim from its website. The tech company was facing pressure from its lawyers after Apple had experienced numerous security breaches over the last several months. Thus ended one of Apple’s biggest selling features.
Apple computers have been getting viruses for a little while now. To help you stay protected, here are some of the best free antivirus apps for the Mac:
It might sound like something a pirate would say, but Avast! is actually a pretty good antivirus app. It’s completely free and it has an attractive, colorful user interface. Cleaning out viruses is a breeze, and Avast! (exclamation mark required) scans for all sorts of malware.
2) Avira Free Mac Security
German antivirus company Avira makes a killer antivirus app for Macs. It’s called the Avira Free Mac Security app, and it’s available for both private consumers and businesses. Even better – the app doesn’t have any advertisements or pop-ups.
If you’re looking for a more open-source antivirus app for Macs, then ClamXav is a great solution. ClamXav is actually powered by an open source project called ClamAV. Whether you want to modify the app yourself or just use it as-is, ClamXav is a free solution to your Mac virus problems.
Are you a PC user? You have even more free antivirus options. PC Cleaner Pro is a fantastic free app that removes malware, keyloggers, and viruses from your system permanently. PC Cleaner Pro has received stellar reviews from computer security professionals around the world and has helped millions of computer users get faster, smoother performance.