Protect and clean your Mac

To ensure your Mac is protected and free of malicious software, complete each task listed below. Ongoing tasks should be completed weekly.

One-Time Tasks
Operating System
Activate Mac's firewall
Turn on automatic updates
Remove any peer-to-peer (P2P) software
Password Protect All Computer Accounts
Disable Mac File and Print Sharing
Disable guest user


Ongoing Tasks
Operating System
Install and Use McAfee VirusScan
(Anti-virus program)
Regularly backup data

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