View Full Version : Essential security software for Mac OS X users

Jul 18, 2006, 04:28 PM
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Category: 3rd Party Software
Link: Essential security software for Mac OS X users (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20060718172802)
Description:: There's a plethora of Mac OS X security software available but some have proven to be quite exceptional and essential for anyone interested in computer security.

Posted on MacBytes.com (http://www.macbytes.com)
Approved by Mudbug

Jul 18, 2006, 04:45 PM
I didn't see anything interesting here.

Jul 18, 2006, 06:10 PM
LittleSnitch is a cool prog, it came in handy on more than one occasion. Haven't tried others from the list yet but they look interesting.

Jul 18, 2006, 06:53 PM
I use little snitch to keep an eye on communication going out but is there anything similar to watch incoming? I keep the OS X firewall on all the time mind, so probably don't need to worry?

Net tool box looks like it'll do the job but also has a lot of other stuff.

Jul 19, 2006, 07:14 AM
I don't quite get why two Keychain-like apps are mentioned ...
Just use Keychain Access.app in the Utility folder !

Jul 19, 2006, 08:27 AM
Iroganai, I mentioned those in order to give people some choice, these are the types of applications that most of the regular users use on a daily basis.

They have a different GUI and some people just dislike using the Keychain and don't find it intuitive. It's always nice to have options :)