Product Announcement – B-Eng of Fehraltorf, Switzerland has released AntiVirus 1.2, an important update to their popular virus and adware scanner developed exclusively for Mac OS X. Welcome to one of the most sophisticated and easy-to-use antivirus tools available. Quick, reliable and safe, AntiVirus delivers everything you could ask for. In addition to may stability improvements, version 1.2 adds a new port scanner, as well as a new vulnerability scanner.
A key feature of AntiVirus is that the app doesn’t force you to update virus definitions manually. The virus and malware list is updated autmatically, and once per hour if necessary. Unlike alternative virus scanners within its genre, AntiVirus doesn’t eat CPU power and fill up RAM. Its sophisticated algorithm kicks in only when needed. AntiVirus checks loopholes that many other virus scanner completely ignore. We are convinced that AntiVirus finds threats where other scanners stay silent or even want to make you beleive that your computer is safe.
Main Features of AntiVirus – Virus & Adware Scanner:
- Single purchase, no monthly fees
- EICAR test passed
- Drag & drop scanner
- Auto directory watcher
- Detection of compressed malware and viruses
- Port Scanner
- Adware scanner
AntiVirus has successfully passed the EICAR test. Viruses, and especially adware, has penetrated an increasing number of Macs that are in daily use and have to be considered a serious threat to many computers running macOS. Based on their in-house analysis, B-Eng decided to protect their hardware and software and built a virus and adware scanner for their own use. After these initial tests, they decided it is ready to be sold. According to B-Eng there will be no monthly fees, and the virus definitions will be updated several times every day:
- OS X 10.11 or later
- 64-bit processor
- 8.8 MB
AntiVirus – Virus & Adware Scanner 1.2 is is available for $14.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) through the Mac App Store in the Utilities category.