It is almost true that Macs don't get malware or viruses. While not nearly as popular a target as Windowsmore
It is almost true that Macs don't get malware or viruses. While not nearly as popular a target as Windows and Android devices, Macs do attract the attention of hackers. In 2016, for example, Mac users saw the first functional ransomware targeting the Mac. And Bitdefender, this year, identified sophisticated malware designed for the Mac.
Apple works to keep you and your Mac safe, but if you're the cautious type, check into running a security app.
A respected anti-malware tool, the free antivirus software from Sophos gets top marks from the independent testing center AV-Test.
AVG's antivirus software for Mac is free and rock solid. AVG runs in the background, but you can manually check suspicious files and folders.
If you need to protect multiple devices, check out Norton's security tools. For $49.99 a year, you can protect five mobile, Windows, and Mac devices. Secure ten for $59.99.