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    MacScan Alternatives

    MacScan is described as 'protects your mac from malware, scanning and removing it for much-needed security and privacy' and is a Anti-Malware App in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MacScan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, which is free. Other great apps like MacScan are Windows Security (Free Personal), Avast Free Antivirus (Free Personal), Spybot - Search & Destroy (Freemium) and AdwCleaner (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 20, 2021

    1. Secures your PC, files, and privacy 24/7 Real-Time Protection uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to keep you safe from online threats, even emerging threats that no one has ever seen before.
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    2. Windows Security (known as Windows Defender Antivirus before Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Windows Defender before Windows 10 Creators Update, or Microsoft Defender Antivirus before Windows 11) is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows.


    3. Avast Free Antivirus a the free for non-commercial and home usage antivirus solution from AVAST Software. The program features intuitive, advanced and customizable scanning methods along with other modules dedicated to computer safety.
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      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Symbian S60
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      Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.
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    4. AdwCleaner is an easy-to-use OS security utility that allows you to get rid of adware on your computer in seconds, by quickly scanning the system.
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    5. HitmanPro (formerly Hitman Pro) is an on-demand malware scanner and removal tool. It will usually do a full-system scan significantly faster than other (traditional) solutions due to its cloud-based scan technique.
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    6. SUPERAntiSpyware is a software application which can detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, trojans, rogue software, worms, rootkits, parasites and other potentially harmful software applications, as well as restore modified system settings.
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    7. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as well as any other types of malware.
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    8. The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without a software installation to scan and clean infected computers for malware.
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    9. herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud.

      Discontinued

      The program is currently not available on the official website: the download option was removed at the beginning of 2017. Last version, 1.0.3.9, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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