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Remove “Your computer is low on memory” popup virus on Mac

Remove “Your computer is low on memory” popup virus on Mac

Some Mac applications tend to become more resource-intensive as they evolve. This is a normal upshot of advanced features being brought to users’ fingertips, but it might also be a source of performance issues on older machines that lack RAM and CPU power to cope with growingly complex tasks thrown at them. Whilst a popup alert saying “Your computer is low on memory” seems to be a symptom of such a predicament, it could as well mean that the Mac is infected with a virus.

David Balaban
David Balaban
Remove Bing redirect Mac virus from Safari, Firefox, Chrome [August 2020]

Remove Bing redirect Mac virus from Safari, Firefox, Chrome [August 2020]

There are numerous facets and shades of Mac adware. Some of these junk apps fully live up to their categorization, displaying ads on most web pages the victim visits. Others use a different tactic that involves an unauthorized overhaul of one’s browser settings to reroute the traffic. The Bing redirect virus targeting Mac, as the name suggests, falls under the latter cluster.

John Dee
John Dee
Remove Search Encrypt Mac virus in Safari, Chrome, Firefox

Remove Search Encrypt Mac virus in Safari, Chrome, Firefox

Mac users who think the basic online privacy provided by their browser of choice isn’t enough run the risk of falling for a redirect trap with a flavor of adware. There are plenty of fake anonymity services that don’t carry through with their promises. Meanwhile, there are entities like Search Encrypt that might accommodate some privacy features but use unethical marketing and cause irritating browser redirects.

John Dee
John Dee
Remove onclickbright.com virus redirect from Mac

Remove onclickbright.com virus redirect from Mac

When cybercrooks brought malware to the Mac, few people thought the plague would ever reach today’s heights. This landscape is now literally swarming with ad-injecting pests, scareware, and browser hijackers. The rapid advances of the latter category are particularly unnerving due to its ubiquity and persistence. The onclickbright.com redirect virus typifies it, making a mess of a victim’s online pastime and turning the remediation into quite a brain-teasing experience.

David Balaban
David Balaban
Remove SearchItNow.info Mac virus removal

Remove SearchItNow.info Mac virus removal

Search engine copycats aren’t a new adverse phenomenon on the Mac threat landscape. These are rogue online services that intercept users’ web traffic and surveil their activity on the Internet. Search It Now, for instance, is a malicious entity that redirects victims to searchitnow.info site and promotes other dubious resources, such as Alpha Shoppers. Here’s all you need to know about this annoying Mac virus.

John Dee
John Dee
Remove Search Marquis virus from Mac

Remove Search Marquis virus from Mac

The “nobleman” theme continues to be the trend in the cybercrime ecosystem that exploits Mac computers via a massive web traffic redistribution scheme. The Search Baron browser hijacker, which splashed onto the scene in July 2019, has been superseded by Search Marquis culprit. Both act in a similar fashion, forwarding the victims to Bing in the long run. Here’s a full security report on this new infection.

John Dee
John Dee