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How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

Some Mac applications do what’s promised, but some only pretend to be useful. The activity of Advanced Mac Cleaner definitely doesn’t exceed the primitive mimicking of optimization as it reports inexistent issues. The mix of intimidation and deceit, as viewed by this app’s authors, is the right marketing strategy to ensure license purchases in exchange for dummy cleanup of the host system.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove "ZEUS Virus Detected" Mac warning from Safari, Chrome and Firefox

Remove "ZEUS Virus Detected" Mac warning from Safari, Chrome and Firefox

Online tech support scams are on the rise for a reason. They are so prolific and effective because their essence is twofold. One facet involves a piece of malware that hijacks a browser, and the other revolves around exploiting human credulity and desire to keep a computer safe. The large-scale Zeus virus scam wave is quickly gaining momentum as an instrument to defraud Mac users of their money.

John Dee
John Dee
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WordPress Security Basics

WordPress Security Basics

WordPress has the largest market share. This success makes it an attractive target for hackers. The number of hacks carried out using vulnerabilities in the latest versions of this CMS is relatively small. WordPress sites are hacked mostly through vulnerabilities related to plugins, themes, hosting services, and users.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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Remove fake Adobe Flash Player update virus from Mac

Remove fake Adobe Flash Player update virus from Mac

The distribution of Mac viruses can be trickier than the use of trojanized spam attachments. Some malicious apps make the rounds by means of social engineering combined with auxiliary infections. This is the case with the Adobe Flash Player update virus target Mac. It redirects a victim’s web browser to sites that recommend updating Flash Player, with the actual payload being scareware or spyware.

John Dee
John Dee
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How to remove Shlayer malware from Mac

How to remove Shlayer malware from Mac

Lots of people believe they can’t go wrong with Macs when it comes to security. Indeed, Apple has strong defenses in place so that malicious code can’t easily infiltrate their devices. There are infections like the Shlayer Trojan, though, that combine hard-coded adverse features with social engineering to get around native Mac protection and become highly prolific in the wild. Learn what exactly makes this threat so widespread and how to stay away from it.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to completely uninstall Citrix Receiver from Mac

How to completely uninstall Citrix Receiver from Mac

The growth of cloud computing and virtualization has propelled a paradigm where computer networks and individual machines can operate with amazing flexibility in terms of allocating the processing resources. The only caveat is to ensure that there is a proper conduit in place linking servers with separate hosts. The Citrix Receiver tool for Mac bridges the gap in this regard. It can be problematic to thoroughly remove, though. This article helps get rid of all the bits and pieces of this software if it’s no longer needed.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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