The best MacOS antivirus software for home users
During September 2022 we evaluated 7 home user security products for MacOS Monterey. 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 Monterey: September 2022
|Avast Security 15.4||100||100||100›|
|AVG Antivirus 20.3||100||100||100›|
|Avira Security 1.13||100||100||100›|
|Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac 9.1||100||100||100›|
|F-Secure SAFE 18.3||83.3||91.7||100›|
|Norton Norton 360 8.8||100||100||100›|
|Trend Micro Antivirus 11.5||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 ›