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McAfee LiveSafe review: Blanket security protects PCs, Macs, mobile devices, and the cloud

LiveSafe’s biometric protections make it worthwhile, even if the antivirus is nothing special.

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CrashPlan+: Reliable cloud backup and online storage

CrashPlan+ is a cloud-based online backup program that offers three ways to access saved data: through an iOS app, through desktop software, or through CrashPlan’s website.

McAfee protects your Mac without affecting performance

McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.

Sophos SafeGuard for Mac 5.5 is a powerful encryption tool

SafeGuard is a good choice for anyone who prefers not to rely on Apple for their encryption needs.

Padlock 1.0.1

Padlock lets you lock your Mac's screen, either by putting the display to sleep or by starting the screensaver, using the keyboard.

Identity Finder 5.1 helps keep your personal data secure

This scanning program is dedicated to rooting out personal information cached without encryption anywhere on your computer's internal and attached disks. It can also securely delete, encrypt, or move files with troubling personal details.

HelTweetica for iPad

It might lack the polish of other Twitter clients, but this iPad app puts the core features of the microblogging service front and center, while making other new and unique tools quickly accessible.

LastPass 1.68.4

LastPass syncs browser passwords across platforms.

ProSoft Data Rescue 3

Data Rescue 3 is a program that every Mac user should at least know about, if not own outright, for those times when you need to restore important files.

Spector Pro Mac 2010

Undercover monitoring software lets you see everything that happens on your Mac.

eBlaster Mac 2010

SpectorSoft’s eBlaster Mac 2010 is a powerful tool for surreptitiously monitoring every keystroke someone makes on their computer.