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does anyone know of any free security software for Apple?

by SLeizman88 / June 11, 2005 5:37 AM PDT

My aunt gave me an iBook and said if I could fix it, I could keep it.

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Try a google search
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 11, 2005 7:54 AM PDT

there are a couple of AV programs out there.
What did you have in mind??

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Try this
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 11, 2005 11:10 PM PDT
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no try this...
by tonina8r / July 18, 2005 1:27 PM PDT
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out of cuiosity...
by grimgraphix / July 19, 2005 9:39 AM PDT
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I'm used to there being some excellent free security software for ms machines like spybot, zone alarm and adaware and the reviews certainly support this on cnet downloads but since the reviews are not as abundit for mac software I have to ask are you using ClamXav and what does it do ?

grim

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Anti Virus software, free clamXav
by russ666 / July 23, 2005 11:55 AM PDT
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works well enough for my purposes too. But it doesn't help anyone with the "older" OS X 10.2X because it is for OS X 10.3x However the no longer supported version of "clam" won't update anymore, so you get a 2 out of recommnded 5 security-wise.

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Why are you looking for antivirus software for a Mac?
by tsienknecht / August 14, 2005 4:29 AM PDT

Macs have no in the wild virus threats, so virus software is not a high priority. What are the specs on the ibook? Will it run Tiger? This would be a much better investment than antivirus software.

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this link returns a 403 forbidden message
by russ666 / November 18, 2012 1:40 PM PST
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This link returns a 403 forbidden message

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That's probably because the link is 7 years old
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 18, 2012 8:51 PM PST

and the site has probably changed a lot in that time, if it exists at all no


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