# Security

# Ad / Web protection

⇵ Name Description Download
1Blocker (opens new window) Fast and Ppowerful Blocker for Safari AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
AdGuard Pro (opens new window) System wide standalone blocker for ads, trackers, privacy and more. Website (opens new window) Subscription Closed-Source
Filter (opens new window) Easy and intuitive website and app blocking AppStore (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
Wipr (opens new window) Easy to use blocker for ads, trackers, cryptocurrency miners for Safari. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Encryption

⇵ Name Description Download
Encrypto (opens new window) Secure any file with AES-256 encryption with a password. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# Firewall

⇵ Name Description Download
LittleSnitch (opens new window) Application-based interactive firewall in/outgoing traffic. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
LuLu (opens new window) Aims to block unknown outgoing connections, unless explicitly approved. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
Murus (opens new window) macOS Firewall Unchained Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Star RadioSilence (opens new window) Simple and easy to use network monitor and firewall for Mac. Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Scudo (opens new window) Hybrid firewall for macOS Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
Vallum (opens new window) macOS Application Firewall Website (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Malware protection

⇵ Name Description Download
Malwarebytes (opens new window) Takes out malware, adware, spyware, and other threats before they can infect you. Website (opens new window) Freemium Closed-Source
RansomWhere (opens new window) Monitoring the file-system for the creation of encrypted files by suspicious processes Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source

# Monitoring

⇵ Name Description Download
BlockBlock (opens new window) BlockBlock monitors common persistence locations. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source
MicroSnitch (opens new window) Know when someone spies on you! AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source
OverSight (opens new window) Monitor mic and webcam, alerting the user when the internal mic is activated. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
UnplugAlarm (opens new window) Alarm sound & push notifications on power unplugged or screen closed. AppStore (opens new window) Paid Closed-Source

# Password managers

⇵ Name Description Download
MacPass (opens new window) A free, open-source, KeePass-compatible password manager for macOS. Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source

# Other

⇵ Name Description Download
Sandkorn (opens new window) See what apps are sandboxed and their entitlements. AppStore (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
Star Suspicious-Package (opens new window) Application for Inspecting macOS Installer Packages. Website (opens new window) Free Closed-Source
What's your Sign? (opens new window) Right-click on any file to display its cryptographic signing information! Website (opens new window) Free Open-Source