Intego Mac Internet Security
Contrary to popular belief, Macs are not immune to malware. In fact, a number of malware attacks in the past recent years have affected a large number of Mac OS X users, resulting in serious damages such as corrupted sensitive files and even monetary loss. Because of its fast-growing market, Macs are becoming a favorite target for the hackers. But true enough, users have the option to further fortify their computer protection and security by installing a software such as Intego Mac Internet Security.
Installing Mac Internet Security is fast and straightforward, and a restart is required after installation. After this, the user has to select whether to activate the product or select the trial version. The program will also ask the user to select the level of security coverage which has three levels: Minimum, Standard, and Maximum. The Intego Mac Internet Security contains two of the best-selling security products of Intego, the VirusBarrier, and the NetBarrier.
The VirusBarrier feature provides real-time antivirus protection for your Mac and scans files every time you access to ensure that it is free of malware. Just like any other antivirus software, Mac Internet Security updates its definition database regularly so as make sure that your Mac is protected against new threats. Aside from Mac threats, it can also detect other malware coming from Windows OS users, preventing your Mac from acting as a carrier.
The NetBarrier is another feature wrapped inside the Mac Internet Security. This feature easily identifies applications using bandwidth as well as incoming vs. outgoing bandwidth for each application, which enables the user to deactivate those applications that are using too much bandwidth, thus improving your Mac’s performance. Moreover, it automatically shows you the applications that are trying to do something on your network and gives you options whether to allow or deny the application to run or to interact with specific domains or local devices, giving you the power over all your applications, securing the overall security of your computer and other connected devices.
Overall, Intego Mac Internet Security has all the right features you would expect in an antivirus and internet security program that can secure all of your computer and online activities while using your Mac.