Remove Tapsnake virus (CronDNS,Dubfishicv warning) on Mac
A group of light-fingered cybercrooks have been running a deceptive campaign where Mac OS X users are misinformed about the presence of the Tapsnake virus on their systems. When surfing the web with their favorite browser, the targeted people suddenly bump into popup alerts that report said infection and recommend an application that will supposedly rectify the problem.
“Your Mac is infected with 3 viruses” popup alert removal
Tech support scams are universal as they hit users regardless of their computers. The idea is simple: to dupe people into thinking their machines are at risk and then offer a rogue fix. The pseudo remedy recommended by the crooks can be a junk app or the assistance of a self-proclaimed support agent. The browser alerts saying, “Your Mac is infected with 3 viruses” is part of a classic scam targeting Mac users.
Remove MacShiny virus from Mac
The criteria of legitimacy for Mac apps are becoming increasingly blurred. It holds true for system utilities in particular. Some of them look trustworthy and appear to actually deliver some security and maintenance features, but the distribution tactic backing them is beyond regular practices. MacShiny, a tool marketed as an optimizer and antivirus, may carry through with some of its promises but typically installs itself without permission.
"Network Layer wants to make changes" Mac virus removal
Although the impact of adware attacks is low to moderate, this form of malicious code is dominating the Mac threat landscape. One of the latest examples is a campaign where victims get recurrent popup alerts saying, “Network Layer wants to make changes”. This post gives insights into the origin of these ads, the goals of this hoax, and ways to get rid of the irritating Mac virus.
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.
Remove Mac Heal Pro virus
Performance issues and malware are among the scourges of the Macintosh ecosystem, except that the extent of these caveats is somewhat narrower than with the competing major platforms. Mac optimization and security utilities are therefore in demand. However, the Mac Heal Pro app undermines the overall usefulness of such services, because it installs itself without permission and reports inexistent problems to defraud victims out of their money.