Virus Protection for Mac OS X, Part II

By: Dan Hutten - Revised: 2014-01-23 richard

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For Mac OS X, there hasn't officially be a native virus and the previous OS, Mac OS 9, there have been relatively few in comparison to Windows. The current need for virus protection in Mac OS X is more being a good neighbor to your PC, than protecting your Mac OS X from viruses.

There are multiple options for virus protection, on Mac OS X client, like clamXav, Norton AntiVirus, Sophos Anti-Virus, Virex, and VirusBarrier.

Dan will discuss his departments research and testing of anti-virus software for Mac OS X.