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anti-virus program for Mac?
anti-virus program for Mac?
by Bob Cole on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:55:40 pm

Any recommendations? I'm looking for a program which offers the best balance of protection and not getting in the way. I'd prefer a multi-device program which would also cover our PCs, but I'm willing to use a program specifically designed for OSX.


Bob C

Re: anti-virus program for Mac?
by Steve Kownacki on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:05:40 pm

I've been using Trend Micro Internet Security. The license is good for 3 devices MAC or PC. So far so good.


Re: anti-virus program for Mac?
by Al Bergstein on Mar 15, 2014 at 5:55:22 pm

Bob, I've been very happy with Intego software's VirusBarrier. They also include a Netbarrier, but I've never turned that on. The footprint of Virusbarrier is very light. Right now, while active, it's taking up less than 1% of CPU time, if I'm reading all the various processes correctly (it uses a set of processes identified as virusbarrier* and integ*