Mac Security Review/Test 2017

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2017 Test & Review of Mac antivirus and security software

 The closed Apple ecosystem reduces the risk of malware, but does not make Mac’s immune to adware, spyware and other threats. The recent FruitFly malware for example spied on Mac users through their own webcams. In our 2017 review we tested 9 popular Mac antivirus solutions.

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Anti-Phishing Certification 2017

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Anti-phishing test: security products published passing the 2017 test

Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites can pose a real threat to Internet users, as they attempt to steal sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details.

https://www.av-comparatives.org/anti-phishing-test/

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Parental Control Certification 2017

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Three parental control solutions certified

AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. Parental control solutions are tested against 2,000 URLs with undesirable content in different categories, and 100 child-safe URLs. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few false alarms on child-friendly websites, and have no severe unresolved bugs (or design flaws) discovered during the review.

The certification reports can be found here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/parental-control/

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