Do I need anti-virus for macOS?


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Do I need anti-virus for macOS?

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Latest update: 2019 May 21 ID: 8363

Yes, you do.

More than
700 000
Apple computers
were infected by
in April 2012.

The number of malicious programs for computers increases daily. Compared with Windows, there aren’t many viruses written for macOS. However, today’s threats don’t stop at viruses. Modern anti-virus software protects your computer from Trojans, spyware, and ransomware that locks your computer. When you are using the Internet, anti-virus software also protects you against hacking attempts, phishing, and the interception of your password and personal data when shopping or banking online.

To protect your computer with Kaspersky Security 19 for Mac:

  1. Download and install Kaspersky Security 19 for Mac. For instructions, see this article.
  2. Activate Kaspersky Internet Security 19 for Mac. For instructions, see this article.

Kaspersky Internet Security 19 will protect your Mac against malware and online threats.

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