1. jman0829's Avatar
    Hello people!

    I am a new user of Mac OS and I get the point of less viruses for Mac but i know the story is different with malware. I have been a windows user for many years and I'm not going to lie I feel lost sometimes.

    I need a good antivirus, firewall, etc to protect my computer. Any ideas or recommendations?

    Thanks for the help!!
    01-27-2013 02:52 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Sophos. Google it.
    01-27-2013 02:55 PM
  3. jman0829's Avatar
    Thank you for the help! Do you know if kapersky is good on the Mac or not?
    01-27-2013 04:05 PM
  4. kch50428's Avatar
    Thank you for the help! Do you know if kapersky is good on the Mac or not?
    I don't know... never used it.
    01-27-2013 04:12 PM
  5. glenncal's Avatar
    I've heard good things about NOD32, but that's not free. A basic firewall is already included in OS X, and can be turned on in settings
    02-16-2013 12:26 PM
  6. jman0829's Avatar
    Yes i found the firewall but how good is it? I guess it is basic but im still looking for something good.
    02-16-2013 02:35 PM
  7. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    There was another thread in the past few days about AV on macs. Everyone pretty much said it wasn't needed (including me). Especially not needed to run constantly in the background and if you feel the need to have it, just run something once a week/month or so.

    Builtin firewall is fine. It only stops incoming requests. If you want something that notifies you of outgoing network usage, I'd recommend Little Snitch.
    02-16-2013 03:33 PM

Similar Threads

  1. A free video to iphone converter for mac
    By illen in forum iPhone Apps & Games
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-11-2009, 12:33 AM
  2. Pwange Tool for Mac uploaded
    By nilesh111 in forum Jailbreaking, Unlocking, Hacks, Themes & Mods
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 06-19-2009, 04:32 PM
  3. QuickPwn 1.1 and Pwnage 2.1 Released for Mac
    By Jeremy in forum Jailbreaking, Unlocking, Hacks, Themes & Mods
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-14-2008, 10:16 PM
  4. mobile me update for mac?
    By Libuff in forum iPhone 4
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-11-2008, 10:30 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD