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Intego warns against MacGuard malware

Intego, an anti-virus software maker for the Mac, claims that a new "MacGuard" application is, in fact, malware.

Mac Security: Antivirus

With no known Mac viruses in the wild, do you really need an antivirus app? Scott McNulty takes a look.

Review: ClamXav 1.1

ClamXav 1.1 is an able antivirus program that will keep your Mac protected, though it doesn’t offer all the features that more-expensive programs do. But the price is hard to beat.

Review: VirusBarrier X5

If you're in the market for a fast-working antivirus program, VirusBarrier X5 10.5.2 is the gold standard. It will protect your Mac without making your other work grind to a halt.

Review: Norton AntiVirus 11

Norton AntiVirus (NAV) is the 800-pound gorilla of antivirus software, on both the Mac and the PC, and NAV 11 proves that reputation is well deserved.

Are smartphone viruses really a threat to your network?

All evidence points to the fact that smartphone viruses will be a threat to network even though they may not be at this time, Network World reports.

Sophos warns against iMunizator ‘scareware’

Sophos has issued a security bulletin to warn Mac users against what it calls "scareware:" a Mac app that's designed to scare users into paying money.

Norton AntiVirus Dual Protection for Mac debuts

Symantec has introduced a new anti-virus software package that protects Mac OS X and Windows together.

Vendors mull security software for OS X

Several security vendors are considering developing virus protection software for the Mac OS while one company has a prototype on standby.

Expo: Intego introduces X5 versions of personal security software

The new X5 versions of Intego's suite of personal security products include new interfaces and compatibility with both OS X 10.4 and 10.5.