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icon ClamAV 0.99.3

ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.
For ClamAV to work properly, both the ClamAV engine and the ClamAV Virus Database (CVD) must be kept up to date.
Freshclam should perform these updates automatically. Instructions for setting up Freshclam can be found in the ClamAV Manual or in the documentation section.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Cisco
  • Modification Date: January 24, 2018
  • Requirements: macOS - Suggest installation with Homebrew or MacPorts

DownloadSource Code File Size: 16.1 MB

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Icon ClamXAV 2.16

ClamXAV keeps threats at bay and puts you firmly in charge of your Mac's security. Scan a specific file or your entire hard drive. Set it to scan automatically or run instant checks on suspicious files. It’s entirely up to you.
  • License: Demo, $30
  • Developer/Publisher: Canimaan Software
  • Modification Date: January 26, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.8 and higher

DownloadMac File Size: 18.4 MB

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icon EtreCheck 4.0.4

EtreCheck will help you:
Find serious problems on your Mac,
Remove annoying adware,
Get help on Apple Support Communities,
See just what your Mac is doing on the inside.
Safety:
EtreCheck does not install files in hidden directories,
EtreCheck reports protect your personal information when posted online,
EtreCheck makes no changes without your consent.
Reliability:
EtreCheck will not slow down your machine,
EtreCheck will not cause other apps to crash,
EtreCheck uses little memory while running and no memory when not running

  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Etresoft
  • Modification Date: February 20, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 9.2 MB

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IconIcon Intego Mac Internet Security X9 10.9

Mac Internet Security X9
  • VirusBarrier 10.9.15
  • NetBarrier 10.9.4
Features:
  • Antivirus for Mac to shield against macOS, OS X and Windows malware
  • Firewall network protection for home and on the go
  • Anti-phishing to protect sensitive personal information
  • Real-time protection with automatic scans
  • Worry-free protection from unknown devices and applications
  • Easy set up and configure for non-technical users
  • License: Demo, $39
  • Developer/Publisher: Intego
  • Modification Date: January 24, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 58.3 MB

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icon KnockKnock 1.9.0

Malware installs itself persistently, to ensure it is automatically executed each time a computer is restarted. KnockKnock uncovers persistently installed software in order to generically reveal such malware.
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Objective-See
  • Modification Date: July 23, 2016
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 1.7 MB

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icon MacScan 3.1

Mac malware removal is essential these days. Malware authors are targeting OS X with increasing frequency and, although there’s more Mac malware activity now than ever before, many users are still unprotected against these threats. MacScan protects your mac from malware, scanning and removing it for much-needed security and privacy.
  • License: Shareware, $50
  • Developer/Publisher: SecureMac.com
  • Modification Date: May 18, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 10.4 MB

Malware Definitions - Recent Malware Threats

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Icon Norton Security 7.6.0

Norton Security Standard
Our best protection for your PC, Mac or mobile device
Benefits for you:
Provides real-time protection against existing and emerging malware including ransomware and viruses.
Delivers comprehensive protection you can’t get from free antivirus software or your computer's operating system.
Protects better and faster than the competition.
100% guarantee: From the moment you subscribe, a Norton expert is available to help keep your device virus-free, or give you a refund.
  • License: Demo, Basic $30/year Standard $40/year, Deluxe $50/year
  • Developer/Publisher: Symantec
  • Modification Date: November 10, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.11 or higher

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Icon Sophos Home 9.6.7

Sophos Home for PCs and Macs
Protect all the computers in your home with the free Sophos Home. The same antivirus, malware protection, and web filtering technology trusted by hundreds of thousands of businesses is now yours to take home.
  • Stop malware, viruses, ransomware, and malicious apps
  • Block unwanted web content, phishing attacks
  • Easily manage computers located everywhere from anywhere
  • Works on both Windows PCs and Macs
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Sophos
  • Modification Date: February 11, 2018
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 and higher

DownloadMac File Size: 193 MB installer

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac: Removal tool

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Icon VirusBarrier Scanner 1.0.3

Free on-demand anti-virus and malware protection for your Mac.
Made by the Mac experts at Intego, VirusBarrier Scanner is a free antivirus and malware removal tool for Mac. Choose between maximum protection to easily scan all files on your Mac which belong to you, or essential protection to scan locations where malware is commonly found. Or manually scan a specific location such as your own document folders.
Intego VirusBarrier Scanner is based on the current Mac anti-malware scanning engine found in VirusBarrier X9. It can scan your computer on a periodic basis or when you request to perform a scan.

Features:
* Simple to use, designed specifically for the App Store
* Detects Mac and Windows malware to prevent your Mac from acting as a carrier
* Automatic virus definition updates prior to scans
* Scans for malware automatically or on-demand in all available locations
* Scans for viruses in emails for popular clients
* Quarantine or delete dangerous files
  • License: Freeware
  • Developer/Publisher: Intego
  • Modification Date: December 7, 2017
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

DownloadMac File Size: 82.1 MB

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