Kaspersky free download for Mac


30 September 2019

Antivirus protection.


Kaspersky is a well-respected name in the field of antivirus protection. Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac brings a full range of features, including a virus removal tool, protection against ransomware, parental controls, and features for secure online shopping and banking.

Included in Kaspersky for Mac is a browser plugin that offers Safe Money, which is designed to protect online banking by blocking screenshots and checking to ensure that URLs are valid.

Kaspersky Internet Security comes in three subscription-based versions: Internet Security for Mac, Internet Security (for PC, Mac and Mobile), and Total Security, with each one adding increased features and value. A 30-day free trial is available for all versions.

Download Kaspersky for Mac and get:

  • Real-Time Protection: Continuous monitoring-running in the background-block viruses, cryptolockers, malware, and attacks before they reach your hard-drive.
  • Malware Removal: Detects and removes malicious software on your computer, including viruses, adware, and spyware.
  • VPN Internet Security: Browse anonymously and securely online with data encryption to block hackers from intercepting your data. Restriction of 200MB of data traffic per device, per day.

Additional Features

  • Protects payments, with bank-grade encryption
  • Blocks unauthorized access to your webcam

Awards and Recognition

  • SE Labs: Winner 2019 - Annual Top Award
  • AV-Test: Annual Top Award 2018 - Best Protection 2018 and Best Usability 2018
  • Tom’s Guide: #2 Best Mac Antivirus Software 2019
  • PCMag: #2 The Best Mac Antivirus Protection for 2019

Version Features

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac (advanced security against identity thieves and fraudsters):

  • Security: Defends against viruses, ransomware & more
  • Performance: Protects your computer without slowing it down
  • Simplicity: Simplifies security with easy setup and usage
  • Privacy: Stops webcam hijacks, hides browsing, and blocks phishing
  • Money: Launches encrypted browser to protect online transactions

Kaspersky Internet Security for PC, Mac and Mobile:

  • Everything in Internet Security for Mac PLUS
  • Support for PCs, MacOS, and mobile devices: Secures any combination of compatible devices

Total Security (Premium security and antivirus suite for you and your kids on PC, Mac, and mobile):

  • Everything in Internet Security PLUS
  • Safe Kids: Includes ‘bad content’ blocker, GPS tracker, and more on PCs, Mac, and mobile devices
  • Passwords: Stores, manages, and syncs passwords for access on PCs, Mac, and mobile devices

What's new in Kaspersky

Version 20:

New features for Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac Version 20 include:

  • Encrypted communications between Kaspersky products and servers
  • Two-factor authentication to My Kaspersky accounts
  • Improved performance
  • A new dark theme
  • Kaspersky Safe Kids to replace Kaspersky Parental Control
  • Automatic prompts to scan external storage devices for malware when connected

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Is Kaspersky a good antivirus for Mac?
Yes. In 2018, Kaspersky products participated in 88 independent tests and reviews and received 73 firsts and 77 top-three finishes. The TOP 3 metric represents average scores of independent tests covering over 80 security solution vendors.
Is Kaspersky safe for Mac?
Yes. Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac detection rates is amongst the highest for all Mac security software.
Is Kaspersky free for Mac?
No. Kaspersky Internet Security comes in three subscription-based versions (Internet Security for Mac, Internet Security, and Total Security), with each one adding increased features and value. Multi-year and multi-device licenses are also available.
Does Kaspersky slow down Mac computers?
Some reports claim that because the software is "too safe," it may have a detrimental impact on performance. However, adjusting the settings can alleviate the problem while still providing comprehensive protection for your system.
How do I use Kaspersky on Mac?
Installing Kaspersky on Mac is quick and easy. After confirming that your Mac meets the minimum system requirements, remove any incompatible applications. Download the installer from the Kaspersky website. Run the installer and, when it appears, double-click Install Kaspersky Internet Security and follow the prompts.
How to update Kaspersky on Mac?
Kaspersky Internet Security regularly checks for, downloads, and installs updates in the background.

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