What is Kaspersky Virus Scanner Pro for Mac



Kaspersky Virus Scanner Pro for Mac


What is Kaspersky Virus Scanner Pro for Mac

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Kaspersky Virus Scanner Pro for Mac has been released on November 9, 2015. Full version number is .


  • Scan for viruses, worms, Trojans, bots, botnets, spyware, and adwareand various malware identified by threat signatures (antivirus databases that contain descriptions of known threats and methods of disinfection).
  • Heuristic analysis which detects objects that may be infected by an unknown virus or a new modification of a known virus. Files detected by the heuristic analysis are identified as suspicious.  

Main Features 

  • The application is launched automatically at system startup and run in the background mode.
  • The Kaspersky Virus Scanner icon in the menu bar lets you quickly launch common tasks without opening the application interface.
  • The Safe Downloads feature automatically scans new files as they appear in the Downloads folder. 
  • Antivirus databases are updated and downloaded several times a day to ensure protection against new threats.
  • Kaspersky Security Network helps o detect malware not present in antivirus databases. 
  • The product features different scan task types. It can automatically disinfect and delete infected files. 
  • When the new version of Kaspersky Virus Scanner Pro is released, you can update the your app via App Store.

Known issues

  • In some cases scanned files can appear in the Safe Downloads report and the Custom Scan report multiple times.
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