Kaspersky free download for Mac


28 May 2020

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

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

  • We have added full support of Microsoft Windows 10 RS4, RS5 and RS6 (19H1). You will not have any compatibility issues after upgrading the operating system. 
  • It is now possible to evaluate the application and send the score to us.
  • The performance of Web Anti-Virus has been improved:
    • It is now possible to use Windows certificate store when configuring access to HTTPS resources in the Mozilla Firefox browser. You will not experience any certificate problems while using Mozilla Firefox.
    • When the Base Filtering Engine (BFE) service is disabled, the application restarts it to ensure continuous protection.
  • Application services, such as Kaspersky Security Network, licensing and updating, now operate via the secure HTTPS protocol.
  • Protection from remote management applications has been improved. You can now allow trusted remote management applications to change application settings.
  • We have improved monitoring of password creation when registering on websites. The application now monitors strength of passwords on websites with a single password entry field.
  • Mail Anti-Virus has been improved. It is now possible to use Windows certificate store when configuring access to HTTPS resources in the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client. You will not experience any certificate problems while using Mozilla Thunderbird.
  • You can switch to the Kaspersky Safe Kids application from using the Parental Control component.
  • Safe Money has been improved:
    • Most of settings from user's profile in the main browser are now automatically transferred to Protected Browser when Protected Browser is opened.
    • Yandex Browser is supported.
  • Webcam Protection has been improved. The application now doesn't show a notification when a trusted system process attempts to access the webcam.
  • The performance of scanning executable files has been improved. Now quick and full scan will run faster.
  • The Application Control and System Watcher components have been optimized for processing cloud files in the OneDrive storage. During a scan, cloud files are downloaded to your local drive. This enhances the security of working with cloud services.

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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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06 September 2020
every site that i visit say: bitdefender is lighter, but for me kaspersky is loghter, less ram usage, less slowdown fell, easy and stright forward kids safe. bitdefender is mess for me. when in trial period and bitdefender, i don't have problem uninstalling kaspersky, but find much problem uninstalling bitdefender
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