About Intego

Devoted to Protecting Apple Products Since 1997

Mac users have unique security needs, and Intego has been working to protect them from the dangers of the Internet for nearly 15 years. Founded in 1997, Intego is the only company focusing solely on security for Macs and other Apple products. With a full range of products to protect Macs, as well as products for iOS devices, such as the iPhone and iPad, Intego makes the Internet a safer place for Mac and Apple users.

Intego's security programs are designed so novices and security experts alike can protect their Macs optimally. Intego's programs have received dozens of awards from Mac magazines around the world, all of which stress the quality and ease-of-use of Intego software.

With its unique position as the Mac security specialist, Intego provides Mac users with full protection from all the dangers of the Internet. As the Internet evolves, Intego develops new programs and enhances its existing software to meet the growing security needs of Mac users.

The Intego Timeline

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  • October 1997
    Intego is founded and releases Rival antivirus for Mac OS 8.
  • July 1999
    Intego releases NetBarrier 1.0 for Mac OS 8.
  • October 2000
    VirusBarrier 1.0 is released for Mac OS 8 and 9.
  • January 2005
    Remote Management Console is released for Mac OS X 10.3-10.4.
  • January 2007
    Apple announces first iPhone.
  • September 2007
    Intego launches the Mac Security Blog.
  • January 2010
    VirusBarrier X6 is released for Mac OS X 10.5-10.6.
  • April 2010
    Apple releases the first iPad.
  • April 2010
    VirusBarrier Server 3 is released for Mac OS X 10.5-10.6.
  • January 2011
    Intego releases VirusBarrier Express on the Mac App Store.
  • July 2011
    Intego releases first anti-malware tool for iOS. VirusBarrier iOS.
  • January 2013
    Intego releases redesigned line of 2013 products.
  • October 2013
    Intego releases Mac Washing Machine.
  • March 2014
    Intego releases the updated line of X8 products

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