Malware threats are looming large and causing a serious threat to user’s data and security. In the series of malware threats, Macs are not immune today to this malicious practice as once they were considered formidable devices. To deal with malicious content, Mac offers various useful security features built-in on your system. Still, need of reliable security suite remains there as a better solution. In this article, we have reviewed one such useful tool called Systweak Anti-Malware for Mac to keep your system security intact.
Features of the App
Multiple Scan Options: App is designed to help you refine your search process with multiple scan options. Here, you can select from the Quick scan, Deep scan or Custom scan options.
Scan Startup Items: In addition to multiple scan options, you can also include startup items in scan process to protect your system from malicious startup items. Here, app will scan startup items like non-apple items and other scripts including schedule jobs, login items, kernel, browser & desktop items and other useful modules.
Up-to-Date Security: App offers up-to-date security against all latest malware threats by updating its database at regular intervals. It is a useful feature to keep your system security intact against all latest malware threats.
Light-Weight App: App is designed meticulously to offer you most advanced features while consuming very fewer system resources.
More Advanced Features
Select between Memory or Startup Scan: App allows you to select from Memory or Startup scan options. Under Memory scan option, you can clean all your system storage from any malicious content. You can use this feature to avoid system crash and sluggish performance. You can use Startup scan option to scan and exclude all those startup apps & programs that are found malicious on your system. Here, app will block all such items running during boot time.
Exclude Files & Folders from Scan: You can use this feature to exclude your important files & folders from scanning process. Further, you can even exclude certain storage locations on your system from scanning process.
Custom Scan: Under Custom scan feature, you can specify all those files and locations that you want to scan during scan process. In fact, it helps you save your time & efforts by offering you customized scan results.
Schedule Scan for Automatic Protection: This feature allows you to schedule scan process. Here, it will ask you to set date, time and scan type to run during scan process automatically. It even allows you to set days in a week when you want the app to run an automatic scan.
How does it work?
It even allows you to check for all database updates that are available. To start scanning process click on “Start Scan” option. Click on “Custom Scan” option to customize & start your scan process.
Scan: Under this screen, you need to choose scan type (Quick or Deep Scan mode) to start scanning process. Here, it also displays last scan results and allows you to submit any samples manually that you found malicious but app didn’t display in the scan results. Once you click on “Start Scan” option, app will display scan results in a user-friendly manner and helps you quarantine all infections.
Quarantine: Under this section, app will display all the infections that have been quarantined. Here, you can remove or restore any quarantined item.
Logs: Under logs, app display various useful information like last scan performed, infections detected and cleaned. Here, you can clean the log or export it to other location.
Startup Tools: During boot time on your Mac, it runs various non-Apple items and scripts. Here, app scan and list them all to help you manage them well. To include any of these items in scan process, simply mark them and click on “Start Scan” button.
The Verdict of the App: Systweak Anti-Malware for Mac is a futuristic solution to keep your system security & performance intact. It offers numerous powerful security features to avoid all possible security threat effectively. It helps you refine your search process with multiple scan options and allows you to even include the startup items in scan process. This simple yet powerful tool is best bet to keep your Mac running well and secured.
Summary: Apart from using built-in utilities on your Mac, you can use Systweak Anti-Malware as a better solution to keep your system security intact. Let’s discuss some useful features of this powerful tool.
Author Bio: Apoorv bhatnagar is working at Systweak Software , as an SEO analyst and technical Content Writer. His potential of writing is PC tips , Android and Mac tricks and he is anxious in writing other technical blogs. You can also find Apoorv on Facebook and LinkedIn.