Anyone recommend a free software for Mac OS to detect malware?

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  1. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member

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    thanks!

    —GP
     
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    Lol. Mac.
     
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    ...aww sorry gp. :sorry:
     
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    Sophos has a decent free real-time av for Mac.
     
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    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

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    I had some major issues with my mac recently, and wound up taking it to the Apple Store, to one of the apathetic millennial "geniuses" He did actually fix the problem....
     
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    :umm:I thought MACs don't get malware or viruses?:scratch:
     
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    Hmm, how could you have gotten malware?
    :scratch:
     
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    Thanks for this. I downloaded it and ran a scan and thank god it found nothing!

    :up: —GP
     
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    Mackeeper.
     
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    I only get mackeeper popups when I download a movie questionably. Does it work?
     
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    I use it birddog..I like it but it is not free.
     
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    One of my in-home experts (kids) recommended ClamXAV. He uses it on his own Mac.
     
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    Good suggestion..however I do see there are some issue with it Beffquus. My mindset is pay for the good stuff...the free stuff isn't always without problems
     
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    Agree, totally. I was responding with GP's "free" qualifier in mind. I think my kid has a couple of anri-malware programs on his Mac but this was his favorite free one.

    As Ralph Kramden once said "It pays to buy the best"

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    http://www.hark.com/clips/knwbhgrhfz-pays-to-buy-the-best
     
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