The best MacOS antivirus software for home users
During October and November 2019 we evaluated 11 home user security products for MacOS Mojave. 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 Mojave: December 2019
|Airo Airo 1.0||100||100||100›|
|Avast Security 14.2||100||100||100›|
|AVG Antivirus 19.4||100||100||100›|
|Avira Antivirus Pro 3.10||66.7||91.7||100›|
|Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac 8.1||100||100||100›|
|Canimaan Software ClamXAV 3.0||100||100||100›|
|Cyber Intell Solution Antivirus X-Out 1.0||50||100||100›|
|F-Secure SAFE 17.7||75||100||100›|
|Kaspersky Internet Security 20.0||100||100||100›|
|Norton Norton Security 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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