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Did you know that Facebook pays $20 per month for installing its own pseudo-VPN?

Did you know that Facebook pays $20 per month for installing its own pseudo-VPN?

Many Internet users do not believe that they can earn up to $20 a month selling their personal data. The latest scandal around Facebook shows that this statement has its right to exist. It turned out that Facebook has been running a secret Atlas project for more than two years, within which people get paid up to $20 a month for installing and using on their smartphones Facebook branded pseudo-VPN.

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Remove Bankworm virus alert on Apple Mac

Remove Bankworm virus alert on Apple Mac

Differentiating online scams from real threats is easier said than done. That’s because cybercriminals are getting increasingly proficient in imitating genuine browser alerts, as is the case with the Bankworm virus scam. The goal is always the same: to make it look like the Mac is malware-stricken in order to dupe the victim into downloading something actually malicious. Here are insights into this growing fraud.

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How to remove Chromium browser virus from Mac

How to remove Chromium browser virus from Mac

Mac malware is becoming growingly hybrid. Outright harmful apps aren’t the only type of threats users encounter. There are numerous potentially unwanted programs that can only be flagged malicious upon in-depth inspection and don’t appear bad at first sight. Chromium is one of them. It isn’t a virus per se at all, but its trojanized versions are nuisances and cannot be uninstalled easily.

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Remove Mac Security Plus virus

Remove Mac Security Plus virus

A Mac invulnerable to viruses is a misnomer that doesn’t exist, no matter how optimistic some fans of Apple may be. There are plenty of malicious apps out there that zero in on Mac OS X and the newer macOS editions. A program called Mac Security Plus, for instance, is the contrary to what it sounds like. Get the lowdown on its rogue essence, distribution logic, malicious goals, and effective removal techniques.

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Remove Pohs2oom virus from Mac

Remove Pohs2oom virus from Mac

Out of all forms of malware targeting Macintosh computers, adware is the indisputable king – at least, in terms of the prevalence. The moderate impact combined with quantitative domination in the Mac virus climate make this species thrive and multiply, with samples like Pohs2oom surfacing often enough to keep up the trend. This infection messes up the way the web browsers operate on a host Mac.

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How to remove Mac Speedup Pro virus

How to remove Mac Speedup Pro virus

Manipulation, deceit, and obtrusiveness – all of these might sound like human-only vices, but they are also inherent to some inhabitants of the Mac malware landscape. If you ask a cybersecurity expert which type of malicious code has these characteristics, scareware is going to be the answer. Mac Speedup Pro is one of the “classic” rogue apps plaguing Mac computers on a sizeable scale in early 2019 and driving users nuts.

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