How Do You Know If Your Mac Has a Virus

How to tell if your Mac has a virus? In this post, we will show you a quick and safe way to check for virus on Mac.

By Joy Taylor | Last Updated: Apr. 16, 2020

Many Mac users believe that they won’t need to worry about their Macs get viruses, but is that true? Do apple computers get viruses? A few years ago, a malware named “Flashback” infected 600,000 Macs, so your Mac can definitely get viruses.

For basic Mac users, you may not know how to tell if there are viruses on your Mac, so in this guide, we are going to show you a Safe & Easy way to check if your Mac has a virus.

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The Tool We Use to Tell If Your Mac Has a Virus

MacClean is a nice, smart, and easy-to-use OS X optimizing tool that works on all Mac computers: MacBook, MacBook Pro/Air, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, etc.

How to Tell If Your Mac Has a Virus with MacClean – 3 Steps

Step 1. Free download MacClean, run it on your Mac.

How Do You Know If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 1

How Do You Know If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 1

Step 2. On the left side menu, choose Security Issue. You can select Quick Scan, Full Scan, or Custom Scan (select a folder to scan). Click Scan to start.

How to Tell If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 2

How to Tell If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 2

Step 3. If there are viruses on your Mac, MacClean will list them. You can locate, quarantine, or delete them as you need.

How Do You Know If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 3

How Do You Know If Your Mac Has a Virus – Step 3

If this is the first time you use the “Security issue” of MacClean, you need to download and install the security database in “MacClean Update” section.

Update Security Database of MacClean

Update Security Database of MacClean

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The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to tell if your Mac has a virus. With MacClean, you can optimize, speed up, and secure your Mac computer with ease. Now download it and have a free trial. Any question on this guide is welcomed, and you can leave a comment below.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.

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