Apple has made Virex 7.5 available for free download to .Mac subscribers.

Virex 7.5 includes a number of new features, including a background scanner, an active scanner that maintains connections to the local network and the Internet.

It also offers new tracking and reporting capabilities, a schedule editor that will automate scans and updates and the most recent virus descriptions.

The 18.4MB software download is available in the 'Members' software folder of user's iDisks.