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MacBooster 7 review

MacBooster 7 review

There are plenty of system utilities for Mac out there, but separating the wheat from the chaff might be a challenge. Some of these apps don’t deliver enough optimization and protection, while some overact and engage in foul play with false positives. How to find a solution that strikes the golden mean? In this review, we will try to figure out whether the new MacBooster 7 fills the void in the controversial niche of Mac maintenance software and how it differs from the previous edition.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove Mac System Alert virus from Mac OS X

Remove Mac System Alert virus from Mac OS X

Malware attacks against Mac computers have a lot of different flavors and don’t necessarily involve some type of a sophisticated harmful code alone. As a matter of fact, these compromises often boil down to human error to a big extent. The social engineering vector of Mac incursions has become versatile over time, engaging multiple different forms of Mac System Alerts that bolster tech support scams and credentials theft.

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John Dee
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Remove Play Search Now virus (search.playsearchnow.com redirect) from Mac

Remove Play Search Now virus (search.playsearchnow.com redirect) from Mac

Assuring a positive user experience is the top priority of major search engines, although there are certainly nuances regarding ubiquitous mining of fingerprintable personal data. However, these caveats are a trifle compared to the mess caused by the Play Search Now virus targeting Mac. It redirects the victim’s web traffic to search.playsearchnow.com site and hinders proper browser customization.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove “Apple wants to make changes” popup virus on Mac

Remove “Apple wants to make changes” popup virus on Mac

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the macOS landscape and keep coming up with new tricky methods to gain unauthorized access to Mac computers. One of the recent hoaxes stands out from the crowd as it uses malicious code to recurrently display “Apple wants to make changes” popups in an attempt to wheedle out victims’ credentials. This guide gives an insight into this particular campaign.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove MegaBackup virus from Mac OS X

Remove MegaBackup virus from Mac OS X

Backup software enjoys popularity that’s continuously growing. It helps avoid the worst-case scenario where one’s most important information may be irreversibly lost because of a hardware crash. Another reason for Mac users to keep copies of their files outside of the machine is the recent emergence of ransomware that can be used by criminals to infect Mac OS X, encrypt data and extort money for decryption. The MegaBackup application, however, is a wrong choice in this regard.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

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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