Free AntiVirus for Mac
Do we really need an antivirus software for Mac? While the number of the viruses and the likes that attack Mac may not be as many as Windows has, they really exists out there like OSX/Inqtana.A worm that attacks Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger). If your Mac doesn’t connected to internet, do you still need antivirus? I don’t want to put my sensitive data into any risk, so my answer is yes if you ask me. If you’re agree with me and looking for an antivirus program for Mac OS X, then here you are two free antivirus software you can try.
You can use PCTools iAntiVirus free as long as you use it for a personal use. This free antivirus software has a real-time protection to keep your data safe all the time from any possible virus threat. You can also perform a scheduled full scan or update and choose how thorough you want it to do the scanning. Scanning content inside archives is also possible. It protects your data from virus, worm, trojan, dialer, spyware and adware threats.
ClamXav is another free virus checker for Mac that uses ClamAV engine as the back end. The features include scheduled automatic virus scanning or virus definition update with a slightly more flexible scheduling option, ability to scan email files, virus detection alert, etc. You can optionally move an infected file to the trash silently if you don’t want to get alerted. The infected files will stay on the trash until you empty it.