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Kaspersky Virus Scanner

By Kaspersky Lab UK Limited

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Kaspersky Virus Scanner is designed to protect Mac users against all types of malware. It detects and, when possible, removes both Mac and non-Mac malware using recent anti-virus database, which is automatically updated to ensure you are protected against the latest threats. Tuned for optimal memory footprint, it consumes no CPU processing power ensuring maximum performance for your daily tasks. As you would expect from Kaspersky, it is easy to use. Scan only what you need and when it is necessary for you.


∙ Protection against Mac and non-Mac threats.
∙ Automatic malware definition database updates.
∙ Convenient on-demand scanning.
∙ Low CPU resource usage, scanning at your hand and under your control, optimal for mobile work.

About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is an international group that employs over 2000 highly-qualified software security specialists, has central offices in Moscow, as well as regional headquarters overseeing in Europe; Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa; The Americas; the Asia-Pacific region; and Japan. The company currently works in more than 100 countries across the globe. The company's products and technologies provide protection for over 300 million users worldwide.

What's New in Version 8.1.5

OS X 10.9 support


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Customer Reviews

The slowest antivirus ever!!

I bought it to check my Macbook Pro 17” with 400GB used as well as my Base Station 3TB which only has 300GB used, it has been already 14 hours is at 70%!! It is unacceptable slow and it doesnt report why is causing it

It should improve the interface and preference options, too limited and few. Please improve it

Just finished install of Kaspersky Antifivus at (Maverick) support level

Just finished installing the latest version of the Kaskersky Antivirus for Mac at the version, was installed from the Apple Tunes website and the install went clean. The software was installed on a MacBook Pro with 1TB memory, 1GB hard disk, and no applications running to cause interference with the FULL scan I was going to do. Prior to doing the FULL scan, I checked the Preferences tab to see if any options needed to be changed and made them (like not using a PROXY), noticed that installed database was back level or out of date so updated to the most current database available of 12/1/2013 at 2.57.00PM, then ran the FULL scan on this system. The scan took about 55-minutes, scanned 633,779 objects, found no threats detected. Went back to the various options, located the one where I wanted all new programs to be scanned as well for any threats there, the default threats which were already set for Trojans, Anti-Virus, etc were already set, set the option to start the application at system startup rather than at some day and time, this just completed the setup I went through. So far things see to be stable but will be monitoring it for “undocumented features”. I suspect that like the other versions of this software that I have installed on Windows XP and Windows 7 64-bit you will be notified at times that the database is out of date and have to be refreshed which you should do, and at other times it kinda seems to do it on it’s own. Hope things continue to go well, now if it would only be available for the iPhone—Wishlist.

Not Work

i can not update malware definition database and always a message "Databases is obsolete” appear

Kaspersky Virus Scanner
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  • $9.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2013
  • Version: 8.1.5
  • Size: 205 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
  • Seller: Kaspersky Lab UK Limited

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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