Avast Mac Security

Free Avast Mac Security antivirus includes 3 levels of protection: mail screen, the screen of file system for constant control of the computer on existence of viruses and the web-screen for protection against infected files loading from the Internet.

System requirements:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan), Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite), Apple Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks), Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x (Mountain Lion), Apple Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion) or Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard, Intel-based).;
  • Intel based Mac computer with 64-bit processor.;
  • 512 MB RAM or above (1 GB RAM or higher preferred).;
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space;
  • 256 MB minimum hard disk free space.;
  • Internet connection;
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels.;
Avast Mac Security

How Avast Mac Security looks like

Program description

— Avast Mac Security (the former Avast Free Antivirus for Mac) offers 3 filters, scanning in the requirement and a web-protection plug-in with reputation of WebRep which is automatically installed in Safari, Chrome and Firefox browsers. The web screen and post antivirus check the vast majority of data from the Internet while the file antivirus scans all installed and performed programs on your hard disk. Computers with Windows operating system are more subject to risk of being infected with viruses, but the Mac platform is not completely protected, so the need for antivirus software grows. Avast is a well-known name among safety IT programs, and the company issued the version of the antivirus developed specially for Mac.

Main possibilities of Avast Mac Security

  • Dominant technologies of Avast are available to Mac now

    The free Avast for Mac antivirus includes the same technologies of fight against harmful threats, as his brother - the antivirus for Windows.
  • The web-screen for protection against constantly arising Internet threats

    The web-screen scans all visited web-pages (port 80), loaded files and Java-scripts, supports IPv6-connections and, with its intellectual function of a web-stream scanning, it does not slow down your Internet connection.
  • E-mail protection of in Mac

    The screen of e-mail scans every incoming and outgoing message on malicious software existence. The mail screen serves as an e-mail proxy server so if you get access to a mail box through the safe connection (SSL), you should adjust your e-mail client and mail screen on support of this type of connection (the special plug-in for MS Outlook is used).
  • Protection of your Mac against the infected files

    The screen of file system in real time scans opened / execute files to stop infection before it extends on your Mac. You can set the list of files and/or folders which you would like to exclude from check.
  • Protection against dangerous and phishing web-sites

    For web-browsers (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) Avast Online Security uses the cloudy WebRep technologies which provide the visit of only reliable web-sites according to the rating of Avast community, and also provides bigger protection against phishing sites and sites with counterfeit SSL certificates.
  • Complete control over scanning parameters

    Use scanning in the requirement for Mac check according to your preferences, with possibility to choose either complete scanning of file system, certain folders or even removable media.

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