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OK, I have an Imac, I love that thing, but I want antivirus software. Which is the best? I have the new OS Leopard. Thanks. Sam
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Read this thread and you will get a lot of information. Hope that answers all your questions.

The Official Mac AntiVirus and Firewall FAQ

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There is no need for half of your Hard Drive to have anti-virus software on.

Macs arnt prone to viruses.....

unlike Windows haha
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Macs arnt prone to viruses.....
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But that's not the only reason to have an AV program. If you are on a mixed network with Windows computers, you can also pass a virus on to the rest of the network eve if it does't infect your Mac.

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http://www.clamxav.com/

ClamXAV and it's free
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But that's not the only reason to have an AV program. If you are on a mixed network with Windows computers, you can also pass a virus on to the rest of the network eve if it does't infect your Mac.
I have had this very thing happen more than a few times downloading files on the Mac to test on the PC.
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