The best MacOS antivirus software for home users
During August and September 2020 we evaluated 5 home user security products for MacOS Catalina. We always used the most current version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on malware detection, false positives and performance.
MacOS Catalina: September 2020
|Avast Security 14.5||91.7||83.3||100›|
|Avira Antivirus Pro 4.0||100||100||100›|
|Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac 8.1||91.7||100||100›|
|Norton Norton 360 8.5||100||100||100›|
|Trend Micro Antivirus 10.0||100||100||100›|
Evaluation based on a point system
All products can achieve a maximum of 6 points each in the three categories of protection, performance and usability. This means 18 points are the best possible test result.
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