Ad-Aware like program for Mac?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by onthecouchagain, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. onthecouchagain macrumors 604


    Mar 29, 2011
    I'm relatively new to Macs, so I appreciate any help. I understand there is very little threat to the Mac in terms of viruses, but that spyware and malware type stuff are still fair game.

    Are there any Ad-Aware like programs for the Mac, and if so, which are the best or most recommended?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    No viruses exist in the wild that can run on Mac OS X, and there never have been any, since it was released 10 years ago. The handful of trojans that exist can be easily avoided with some basic education, common sense and care in what software you install:

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