The best MacOS antivirus software for home users
During April and May 2019 we evaluated 10 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: June 2019
|Avast Security 13.12||100||91.7||100›|
|AVG AntiVirus 18.7||100||91.7||100›|
|Avira Antivirus Pro 3.10||100||83.3||100›|
|Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac 7.2||100||100||100›|
|F-Secure SAFE 17.4||100||91.7||91.7›|
|Intego VirusBarrier 10.9||100||91.7||91.7›|
|Kaspersky Internet Security 19.0||100||91.7||100›|
|Norton Norton Security 8.3||100||100||100›|
|Trend Micro Antivirus 9.0||100||100||100›|
|VIPRE Security Advanced Security 11.0||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.
At 10 points or higher, a product is awarded the AV-TEST seal of approval. Additional details ›