Sophos Home keeps configuration to a minimum and scores well in independent lab tests and our own hands-on tests. It's excellent at protecting your Macs from malware, for free.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac gets top marks from the independent labs and in our own hands-on testing. With its handy Autopilot mode, you can set it, forget it, and have confidence that your Apple computer is protected against malware.
Symantec's Norton Security Deluxe delivers excellent Mac antivirus protection with a powerful firewall, and you can use your licenses to protect your Android, iOS, and Windows devices, too.
AV-Test certifies Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac's ability to fight malware, and it includes some useful bonus features. But its multi-license pricing isn't practical for all-Apple households and a full scan took hours in testing.
Two independent testing labs certify ESET Cyber Security's malware-busting skills, and it offers more help and training options than many Mac security products.
Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac excels in independent lab tests, and it goes far beyond mere antivirus, offering protection against network attacks, parental control, privacy protection, and many other useful features.
For the same price that gets you three licenses of many competitors, a McAfee subscription gives you unlimited licenses to protect all your Macs with McAfee AntiVirus Plus (for Mac), and your Windows, Android, and iOS devices as well.
Intego Mac Internet Security X9 scores well in lab tests using Mac malware, and it offers firewall protection. But it fails against Windows malware and lacks protection against dangerous URLs.
While it may not be the best protection against phishing websites, Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus (for Mac) is by far the fastest Mac antivirus scanner we've seen.
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