Spots problems but doesn’t offer any tools or advice on what to do
Bullguard for Mac is unbelievably simple virus protection—perhaps too simple. If you already own a Windows license your Mac is a secondary machine, it might be worth it to add Bullguard to your Mac.
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It’s often surprising how different and basic a Mac antivirus product can be compared to its Windows counterpart. Perhaps it’s because the comparative market size doesn’t merit the same level of development time, or just that macOS users don’t flock to antivirus the way Windows users do.
Whatever the reason, one look at Bullguard’s antivirus product and the immediate impression you’ll come away with is, “that’s it?”
Before diving deep into this, a note: Bullguard was recently acquired by Avira. A few months before that, Avira itself was snapped up by NortonLifeLock. In other words, Bullguard is now owned by a subsidiary of Norton, and that may translate into a complete overhaul of Bullguard at some point. Then again, with three different antivirus brands under one roof, you have to wonder how long all of these different products will last.
Note: This review is part of our best antivirus roundup. Go there for details about competing products and how we tested them.
Bullguard for Mac is unbelievably simple—perhaps too simple. The primary window consists of a green check mark that says whether your Mac is safe, and then there’s a scanning panel, a real-time protection panel, a quarantine panel underneath that, and then links to support and your account right at the bottom.
Click on Custom Scan and a Finder window appears letting you choose a folder to scan. Otherwise, clicking the scan button starts a full scan. If you select the Settings cog in the upper right corner, it opens a preferences window with very straightforward (and minimal) settings for the antivirus. This window also contains the quarantine and…
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