Intego provides dependable Mac malware options for home and business users, with a free trial option available for home users.
People who use a Mac rather than a PC have distinct security requirements, which is where the security software, Intego, steps in. With over a decade of experience in providing security and malware for macs and apple products like the iPad and iPhone, Intego aims to provide Apple users a safe online experience.
Intego continues to develop new products inline with changing technologies and threats, ensuring that it meets the growing malware needs of Mac users. Its offerings for home users include options like Virus Barrier, Net Barrier, Identity Scrubber, Family Protector and Personal Backup. Business users can look forward to anti-virus, Mac and PC protection, iOS device scans, external device scans, sophisticated firewalls, and application monitoring and custom data searches.
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Pros and cons of Intego
- Highly rated – Intego’s products have received a number of awards and rate highly in the Mac world. This business has found favour with About.com Readers’ Choice Awards, SC Magazine Awards, Macworld Awards, TopTenREVIEWS, Softpedia, Macworld, MacObserver and more.
- Tech support – Intego’s website is home to a vast pool of resources that customers can use to address common issues. In the event that you need technical support, you can get in touch with Intego’s Americas and Australia support centre. It has two other tech support centres, one for Japan and one for Europe and Africa.
- Free trials – Home users can take advantage of free trials before buying any product, and this choice extends across all Mac home products.
- VirusBarrier iOS only on the App Store – VirusBarrier, the product designed to protect iPhones and iPads, only sells through the App Store, and not through the Intego website.
Downloading and installation guide for Intego
When you buy an Intego product you receive an email as soon as your order processes, and this email contains a link that you can use to download the software in question. You can also download the software directly from the Intego website. Once you download the installation file, installing the software follows a simple process. Once the installation is complete, your computer may require restarting.
Software upgrade and software renewal with Intego
When it comes to upgrading Intego software you can do so through the NetUpdate option which comes preinstalled with Intego products. You can also upgrade your software using a product key. If you own an existing product and want to renew its licence, you can do so via the Intego website with your product key. In case you forget what your product key is, you can send Intego your email address and they’ll mail it to you.
Intego was established in 1997 and since its inception has continued to focus entirely on providing security and malware for Apple devices like Macs, iPhones and iPads. It released its ‘Rival’ antivirus for Mac OS 8 in October 1997. In July 1999 it released NetBarrier 1.0 for Mac OS 8. Next in line was the release of VirusBarrier 1.0 for Mac OS 8 and 9, in October 2000. Its remote management console saw the light of day in January 2005 and it launched the Mac Security blog in September 2007.