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How to remove Mac Cleanup Pro virus

How to remove Mac Cleanup Pro virus

There is no such thing as a junk-free Mac, unless you have just bought it and turned it on for the first time. As the computer is being used, the web browsing activity and installed applications leave heaps of cache and temporary files behind that cram up the system with megabytes or even gigabytes of data you don’t need. The Mac Cleanup Pro software claims to find and delete this clutter, but it turns out to be a fake system utility at the end of the day.

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Remove Similar Photo Cleaner virus from Mac

Remove Similar Photo Cleaner virus from Mac

Malware distributors have become competent enough to pass off rogue Mac applications as legit ones. Their scareware can resemble normal utilities and behave like something useful to get users on the hook and dupe them into coughing up a registration fee. Similar Photo Cleaner is one of the pseudo optimization tools you don’t want to encounter. It trespasses on Mac computes and then reports numerous duplicates and imaginary system performance issues.

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Remove Linkey virus from Mac

Remove Linkey virus from Mac

The infections that disrupt users’ web surfing activity are long-running leaders, at least quantitatively, in the Mac malware world. They are comparatively easy to deposit onto systems, while the limited scope and severity of adverse effects makes them hard for some security tools to spot. The app called Linkey is one of the classic Mac browser hijackers that easily overrides victims’ online preferences and redirects their traffic to a rogue page.

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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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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.

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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.

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