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Christian
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“performance degradation caused by most AV technology outweighs the malware risks on a Mac”
http://readwrite.com/2012/09/07/why-you-dont-need-mac-anti-virus-software-plus-what-you-do-need

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5212118

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1354468

Just be careful about which files you download and run from the internet. Don’t open any you don’t trust and you should be fine. The above links list some programs that are more useful on a Mac than bloated anti-virus, most of them already included in the operating system.