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Randy B. Singer
05-10-2016, 08:16 PM
Your Macintosh has several built-in security features, including anti-virus software and the ability to disable compromised infection vectors.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xprotect
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201940
This article tells you how to keep these features updated, automatically:

Ensuring your Mac is receiving updates about new malware and compromised web plug-ins
http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/05/10/tip-enable-file-quarantine-updates/

The most important part of the above article is to do this:

System Preferences --> App Store --> ensure that the box next to “Install system data files and security updates” is ticked

Slydude
05-10-2016, 10:08 PM
Thanks for the update Randy.

Just by way of clarification that setting is not the same as the one about installing system updates.