Free Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac: ‘Frankly there’s no reason not to try it’

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Do you have a Mac at home? Do you run anti-virus on it?

Although there is much less malware in existence for Mac OS X than there is for Windows, that’s no reason to put your head in the sand and think that there are no Mac threats out there.

Especially when you remember that there are free anti-virus products available for Mac home users to download. :)

But you shouldn’t just take our word for it.

Macworld UK has published a review of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition.

We know that some Mac users are nervous that an anti-virus might bog down their computer and make it sluggish. Well, Macworld’s views on that issue might be of interest to the skeptics…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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