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Designed exclusively for Mac OS X, and including full support for Apples latest release of OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), MacScan 3 provides protection against the continued growth of malware by offering advanced detection and removal of security and privacy threats.
MacScan 3 offers an all-new approach to the way we protect against security and privacy threats, including a streamlined user experience, new features, and major improvements to speed and stability. Unlike many products on the market, MacScan 3 protects against the threats that are targeting Mac users, including trojan horses, keystroke loggers and adware.
MacScan 3 makes it easy to protect against malware with an intuitive interface and enhanced scan capabilities. Automatic malware definition updates ensure that youre protected against the latest threats, and scheduled scans can keep tabs on your computers security even when youre not there. When it comes to privacy threats, MacScan 3 can automatically remove blacklisted tracking cookies or clean files left behind by popular web browsers, saving disk space and erasing private data. Key features of the MacScan 3 service include:
Protection against Malware Threats: Avoid getting hit with malware. MacScan 3 offers four unique ways to scan for malware, including a new Smart Scan feature that targets locations where malware is known to hide, saving time and computer resources.
Internet Clutter Cleanup: Remove unnecessary files left behind by web browsers to free up valuable hard drive space and eliminate private data. Expanded cleaning options give you complete control and customization when it comes to your privacy protection.
Scheduled Scans & Automated Cleaning: MacScan 3 has a built-in scan scheduler that gives you complete control to choose when a scan should automatically run, and allows you to configure different scans to run at different times. If youre looking for a quick solution to tracking cookies, MacScan 3 has an automatic cookie cleaning feature that will target and remove blacklisted tracking cookies when you are done surfing the net, leaving the rest of your cookies in place no user interaction required!
Malware Definition Updates: MacScan 3 automatically checks for malware definition updates before each scan, so you can easily stay up-to-date with protection against the latest Mac malware threats targeting OS X.
Expanded Tracking Cookie Cleaning Options: MacScan 3 comes loaded with detection capabilities for a huge number of known tracking cookies (over 25,000 and counting!), with a database that is updated on a regular basis. If there is are specific cookies that you want to keep, or ones that you always want to remove, you can now specify a custom whitelist and blacklist for cookies on your system.