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Remove “MacPerformance wants access to control...” virus

Remove “MacPerformance wants access to control...” virus

A suspicious software entity called MacPerformance is a new hot topic currently trending on Mac discussion boards. Lots of users are reporting popups that appear out of the blue and say MacPerformance wants access to control Safari / Google Chrome. Activity of that sort most likely exhibits malicious characteristics. This article provides facts known on this issue thus far.

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Remove Poporiginalbestflash virus from Mac

Remove Poporiginalbestflash virus from Mac

Mac malware is becoming increasingly prolific and complex. Some of these infections are hybrid by their essence, combining browser hijacking properties with the logic of social engineering. The one referred to as Poporiginalbestflash is this particular type. It redirects victims to Poporiginalbestflash.icu web page that displays a warning about the Mac being severely contaminated or recommends a critical software update.

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Remove Any Search virus (search.anysearch.net) from Mac

Remove Any Search virus (search.anysearch.net) from Mac

In the online ecosystem where search providers are more than welcome, there shouldn’t be room for major players’ monopoly. Whereas the less prevalent services also belong in this environment, there are numerous rogue ones like search.anysearch.net linked to Any Search Manager malware whose pursuit is restricted to intercepting users’ web traffic and monetizing it beyond authorization.

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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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