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For more than two decades, avast! antivirus software has changed the way people
think about antivirus. Now were changing the way you think about Mac security.
Whereas Macs were more immune to malware threats in the past, now their
increasing popularity i.e. greater market share and particular user
demographics makes them a target for hackers.
avast! Free Antivirus for Mac scans all your email traffic for viruses and other
malware, including any sent as attachments from Windows users, to ensure your
Mac stays clean.
Any files you open/execute are scanned in real time, to stop infection before it
spreads. And you have the option of determining which files and/or directories
you do and dont want scanned.
You knew your Macs reputation before you bought it. Now you can know a
websites reputation before you click it. Our new WebRep plugin (supports also
Safari™) shows community feedback about websites reliability so you
dont lose time or safety.
You bought a Mac for its design and functionality, but also because you wanted
greater control of whats happening with your computer. Now you can set
preferences for your avast! on-demand scanner.
avast! Free Antivirus for Mac scored 100% against 477 Mac malware samples. It
was identified as a "worry-free antivirus product which requires almost no
configuration by the user and is available free of charge" with "clear,
Widespread Virus Proves Macs Are No Longer Safe From Hackers
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than half of Mac owners have anti- virus software installed
Please note that avast! will not run properly if you have other antivirus
Should you have any questions about avast! Free Antivirus for Mac (or any other
avast! security solutions), you will find the following links useful: