BEST DEALS ON ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC THIS WEEK:
There’s a common misconception that Macs don’t need antivirus software. Unfortunately, that’s far from accurate these days.
Macs are generally more secure than PCs, thanks to a more secure operating system where certain aspects of its software are more locked down and harder to infiltrate by rogue software. Also,
fewer people own Macs meaning fewer targets for criminals. However, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to get a virus on your Mac, or receive a suspicious piece of malware either. Read more…
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BEST HANDS-OFF ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE
Norton Security for Mac
Norton runs in the background, keeping an eye out for any suspicious activity or threats to your system, without any need for interaction from you.
One Mac: $39.99/year
Up to five Macs: $49.99/year
BEST FOR SECURITY SOFTWARE
McAfee Total Protection
McAfee offers extra tools like digital document shredding and anti-spam protection that help it rise above the rest.
One device: $24.99 (first year)
Five devices: $39.99 (first year)
Ten devices: $29.99/month (first year)
FASTEST ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE
Bitdefender Total Security 2019 for Mac
A little cheaper than its competitors, it's a strong opening gambit for a company that's more well known among tech savvy folks than the average consumer.
Up to 5 devices: $49.99.(first year)
BEST FOR OLDER COMPUTERS
Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus for Mac
Webroot Antivirus for Mac stores all its anti-malware protection information on the cloud, meaning it's speedy and has a small footprint on your Mac.
One device: $29.99 (first year)
Three devices: $44.99/month (first year)
Five devices: $59.99/month (first year)
BEST FOR MAC-ONLY SOFTWARE
Intego Mac Internet Security
Intego does a fantastic job of detecting anything thrown at it, albeit a little slower than with some antivirus protection.
One device: $39.99 (first year)
Three devices: $54.99 (first year)