BitDefender (, a provider of Internet solutions, has announced the latest version of its antivirus solution, BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac. It’s designed for Mac OS X users, networks running both Mac and PCs and users operating a dual-boot Windows and Mac system.

In addition to proactively securing Mac computer systems from viruses and removing malware threats, the latest version incorporates BitDefender’s antiphishing technology to protect households using multiple operating systems. 
“We’re seeing more and more Mac-specific threats as the market grows. Moreover phishing attacks can expose sensitive information or an identity regardless of the operating system, making security software a must for any computer,” says Catalin Cosoi, BitDefender’s head of online threats lab. “The latest release of BitDefender Antivirus for Mac offers protection that’s essential to combating the next generation of – threats that will impact both businesses and consumers. It’s time to take the necessary steps to secure data and sensitive information within Mac, Windows and duel-boot environments.”
Additionally, BitDefender is releasing an updated antivirus bundle solution. BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac and PC protects users from the new breed of Mac viruses, plus keeps PCs and Macs running Windows safe.
Both BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac and BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac and PC feature real-time antivirus and antiphishing protection that checks files and system critical areas. In addition, both products allow users to schedule scans at their convenience, include a special “safe zone” for holding suspicious files, and free 24/7 technical support.

BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac costs US$39.95 for user for one year. BitDefender Antivirus 2011 for Mac and PC is $49.95 for one user for one year.