The new anti-malware utility joins other free options for OS X
New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.
A new and concise round of testing for some common Mac security software shows significant performance differences among them.
It's a low-threat malware package that won't hurt iOS or MacOS but may pop Windows users who manage the app in their iTunes account.
Many programs available through the Mac App Store are standalone single-purpose tools and will not be affected by Apple's sandboxing requirements, but others will be forced to lose functionality.
Apple has a rudimentary malware scanner called XProtect, which it has updated to address recent malware threats.
Sophos antivirus for Mac is free and detects malware targeting Mac and Windows systems.
Spyware is downloaded along with free Mac OS X screensavers and an app, says security company Intego.
It's long been known that Macs aren't impervious to malware, and a recent fake antivirus program calling itself MacDefender appears to have affected more people than previously thought. Here's how to clean your Mac.
Not unexpectedly, a variant of the Revir Trojan for OS X that was found a week or two ago has been found.