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  • 5.0 stars

    "Mac users - A necessity!"

    January 23, 2013  |   By Jim Babcock

    Pros

    Extremely small footprint

    Cons

    Issues with quarantine of emails

    Summary

    I have used ClamXav since 2005. Mark Allan, a very talented Scot, designed and developed this UI to the open source clamav. I use it so that I will never forward any file that contains a Mac or PC signature to a friend . Plus, my iMac is Malware-free at all times no matter where I roam.

    I suggest getting the Web site version that includes Sentry (not available in App Store), a 24/7 watcher of ANY file I or any app might download!

    I also use an optional email script that scans every message + attachment BEFORE it is loaded into my Inbox.

    Jim Babcock (Mac user since 1991)

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