Apple Computer recommends that you “Run an antivirus program if you find any suspicious files or applications, or if you notice any suspicious behavior on your computer.”

And Apple further suggests, “It is also advisable to use antivirus software to scan any files before installation.”

As MACs increase their market share, criminals will be more inclined to turn their attention to Apple brand computers as evidenced by more frequent MAC malware infections being reported. 

Here are some options for free MAC antivirus software: