Why would a company want to acquire such a similar competitor?
Both AVG and Avast have huge followings, but globally each is strong in different areas. Of course, AVG only makes money if somebody purchases the for-pay security suite.
I found that a repeat scan finished in just a few seconds.
In the middle, below the two panes, is a big button labeled Scan Computer.
Clicking it launches a full scan, which does more than just scan for malware.
Apple has been quick to patch the problem with a new upgrade in the past.
Fortunately, you can get that protection without spending a penny.