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There is an app Malwarebytes which is popular for detecting and deleting Malware. I don't know how this compares to Nortons but maybe its a viable option. The website,located here https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/, advertises a free version. The full application is available here: https://www.malwarebytes.com and also offeres a free version.


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Everyone always recommends Malwarebytes… however the free version will not actively scan, so you're left with remembering to run a scan. There's nothing wrong with it, but if you look at AV-TEST (which is about the closest thing to an actual official authority on which antivirus is 'best') you'll see it's not even listed. Now, that is for two reasons - 1. ...


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I would recommend MalwareBytes. However, macOS already includes XProtect, which is a regularly updated blacklist of malware. On top of that, there are lots of built-in security features that make it very difficult for malware to do damage: processes are limited in what they can read or write. Of course, I'm not suggesting that 'Macs don't get malware'. But ...


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Many security researchers recommend this malware scanner. Myself even if I don't think much of 3rd AV software https://de.malwarebytes.com


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