Avast Free Antivirus for Mac offers three shields,on-demand scanning and WebRep clients which are automatically (optionally) installed to Safari, Chrome and Firefox browsers. Our Web Shield and Mail Shield combine to check the vast majority of incoming data from the Internet, while File Shield scans all programs stored and executed from your hard drive. Everything is packed in a brand new GUI.
What's new in this version:
- New file system shield scans files upon their execution and write. It's possible to set a list of files and/or directories which won't be scanned by the file system shield.
- New web shield transparently scans all traffic related to browsing web pages (port 80). It even supports IPv6 connections.
- The mail shield transparently scans all emails sent and received by email client applications. If a mailbox is accessed using a secure connection (SSL), it's necessary to confi... See all new features »