How to Disable Avast Web Shield on Mac

Avast is an antivirus program that is well-known and has excellent features specifically designed to protect you while browsing the web. It is a reliable and efficient program that is easy to use. However, it could cause problems and slow down your Mac if it is not properly configured. If you are experiencing this issue, you need to know how disable avast web shield on Mac to boost performance.

Avast Web Shield is a security feature that actively scans data transferred when you browse the Internet to prevent malware from downloading and running on your computer. It also blocks websites and shields you from hackers trying to access your system remotely. It can also block malware and spyware.

The program runs in real time to scan programs and files when they are opened or downloaded to identify the most recent threats. Ransomware, a kind of malware that encrypts your files until you pay a ransom and trojans, which look like legitimate software, but infect your system with malware are examples. It is also able to detect botnets being used to attack other computers.

It also allows you to alter the settings, for example, blocking specific websites and enabling HTTPS scanning. The option to scan for scripts is also available which can help to stop browsers and other applications from running potentially dangerous scripts. You can also add or exclude certain MIME types or file extensions, which can increase performance.

Moreover, it has a feature that alerts you to be cautious when downloading an app from an online site. It also notifies the community of Avast users of any malware detected on your device. This could help other users stay safe from malware infections, or at the very least be warned if they are about to download something dangerous.

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