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Old 09-02-2016, 07:32 PM   #1
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hi, new to Macs. I installed Kaspersky as I have used it for years w PCs and been happy... for Macs, the last update was 2-3 weeks ago and it won't let me use Google w Firefox, because it doesnt have a security certificate. So, time for another choice.

Any thoughts on antivirus, other protection for Macs? I'm ok w paying but for the sake of the thread, I'm sure many would like free options too. I looked but not finding this information, though I expect it is around here somewhere...

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Macintosh have a different file system then Windows PC's, and they are not as susceptible to Viruses. There are only a handful of viruses out there that can infect a Mac as opposed of the thousands for PC. You really don't need Anti Virus protection.
If you decide to keep Kaspersky, you can turn off the security certificate option. https://forum.kaspersky.com/lofivers...hp/t46474.html
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