looking for a good anti virus app for mac

Posted on 2007-07-31
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Last Modified: 2013-11-24
Im coming from the windows world where Ive lived for such a long time. I just recently bought a mac and im trying to find a good recommendation for anti virus software for this machine.  Can anyone give me one?

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Eoin OSullivan earned 1000 total points
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Clam-AV antivirus for Mac -- http://www.clamxav.com
Simple, free and works ... there are a few commercial options too

Norton - http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/products/overview.jsp?pcid=ma&pvid=nav10mac
Sophos- http://www.sophos.com/products/enterprise/endpoint/security-and-control/mac/
MCAfee - http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/products/anti_virus/file_servers_desktops/virex.html

And a few others

To be honest .. ClamXAV is fine and thankfully there are few OSX viruses to worry about.  Main risk is forwarding virises from emails to Windows users unintentionally.

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Thanks I appreciate it!  I actually probably wont use email on this box anyway so that minimizes my risks even more.

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