Essential security software for Mac OS X users

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  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003


    Category: 3rd Party Software
    Link: Essential security software for Mac OS X users
    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.

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  2. pilotgi macrumors regular

    Jul 22, 2002
  3. DallasCowboys macrumors newbie

    Jul 18, 2006
    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.
  4. EGT macrumors 68000


    Sep 4, 2003
    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.
  5. Iroganai macrumors regular


    Oct 18, 2003
    I don't quite get why two Keychain-like apps are mentioned ...
    Just use Keychain in the Utility folder !
  6. mirko macrumors newbie

    Nov 17, 2005
    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 :)

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