Virus Protection

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by willieb, Jan 12, 2011.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. willieb macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    #1
    hi
    i bought a macbook pro and was just wondering is it worth buying anti virus protection for it, since macs dont usually get virus's or so iv heard. any one have any advice on it?

    and which is best antivirus out there for a mac?

    thanks
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

    miles01110

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2006
    Location:
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    #2
  3. willieb thread starter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
  4. toxic macrumors 68000

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2008
    #4
    "smart usage" doesn't stop you from collecting Windows worms and such from other people's data. if you interact with Windows computers on any regular basis, it's a good idea to have a virus scanner just to make sure you aren't giving anything to them, there's just no reason to pay for it.
     
  5. MacDawg macrumors P6

    MacDawg

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2004
    Location:
    "Between the Hedges"
    #5
    Will close this thread since the OP received their answer, and there are a number of threads already on this subject
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page