In the ‘old days’ Macs really did not need protection from viruses and malware. That is no longer the case. Many forms of malware are targeted at Mac computers. Apple does such a good job a combating the malware and virus gremlins that most Mac users do not need a separate virus/malware protection program. This article describes all of the malware protection currently working in macOS. It is somewhat technical in places, but also reassuring to see what kind of protection you have available.