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    Thumbs up New Blog: New report on OS X anti-malware apps
    New report on OS X anti-malware apps

    AV-Comparatives is one of the few independent security organizations that tests software used to defend against viruses, Trogans, and other forms of malicious code. Recently, the company published it’s report on ten popular anti-malware applications. Any belief that Macs don’t get infections was dispelled by KeRanger (more info), a ransomware… Read More
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    For a technical paper, what is a 'trogan '?

    Missing Malwarebytes for Mac tey missed the best imho.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    thanks for tip!

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    Good read. So should I install an anti-malware app or not. I mean I can reload my OS if something happens so why bother?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiery View Post
    Good read. So should I install an anti-malware app or not. I mean I can reload my OS if something happens so why bother?
    I would recommend Malwarebytes for Mac. A lot of us on here use / recommend it.

    https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/


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