Intego, the leading provider of security solutions for Mac, today introduced a new update to its cornerstone Mac antivirus software, VirusBarrier X8. The updated version of VirusBarrier X8 is focused on providing Mac users with increased performance so their machines can remain protected while minimising system disruption.
The software update includes major rewrites of the processing and memory systems for increased efficiency, as well as increased speed of malware definition updates. Minor enhancements include user interface improvements for easier interaction. The update is available free to existing Intego customers.
“We’ve spent years making VirusBarrier easier to use for our non-technical customers, and felt it was time to focus on virus technology core performance and efficiency as demand increases,” said Jeff Erwin, CEO for Intego. “We really think our customers will see the difference.”
VirusBarrier X8 is available for volume purchase for business customers, and is also included in Internet Security X8, Mac Premium Bundle X8, and other Intego consumer security products.
Intego’s VirusBarrier X8 is the #1 Mac antivirus software that provides easy, worry-free, 24/7 protection from Mac and PC malware and viruses. VirusBarrier X8 provides Mac users around-the-clock protection with automatic malware scanning and enhances system performance by scanning in the background. Powerful in scope, VirusBarrier X8 is designed for non-technical users and is easy to set up and configure.
Intego offers an award-winning line of products providing Mac security and enhancing Mac performance. Intego has been designing software to protect and optimise Apple products for over 17 years. No other company has been focused on Mac security and performance as long as Intego. Intego creates products for a full range of Mac and iOS devices, such as iPhones and iPads. Its depth of experience allows the company to create software that not only works well, but is elegant and intuitive. Much like a Mac.