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Remove imklaunchagent process virus from Mac

It may be problematic to tell a regular macOS process from a copycat deposited by malware. This caveat goes for imklaunchagent, an entity originally intended to facilitate multilingual input on Apple computers. In some scenarios, it may cause the CPU usage to skyrocket. The root cause for this drag can be either a system bug or malicious interference invoked by dubious code. This hands-on tutorial covers the differences and explains how to fix the problem.

David Balaban
David Balaban

How to remove Safari Redirect Virus on Mac

As Apple releases new iterations of its operating system annually, a handful of new features are usually added and the user interface undergoes tweaks, too. What sticks around throughout these updates is the built-in Safari browser. Unsurprisingly, Mac adware authors tailor their campaigns to fit this context and coin threats that focus on taking over Safari preferences. Most of these hijackers redirect the browser to unwanted sites without users’ consent.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove "ZEUS Virus Detected" Mac warning from Safari, Chrome and Firefox

Online tech support scams are on the rise for a reason. They are so prolific and effective because their essence is twofold. One facet involves a piece of malware that hijacks a browser, and the other revolves around exploiting human credulity and desire to keep a computer safe. The large-scale Zeus virus scam wave is quickly gaining momentum as an instrument to defraud Mac users of their money.

John Dee
John Dee

“Receiver Helper will damage your computer” Mac virus alert removal

One of the biggest blots on the present-day cybersecurity radar is the consistent growth of Mac malware. The driving force of this trend is adware, a form of harmful code that largely focuses on throwing victims’ web browsers into disarray while additionally causing some turmoil in the functioning of the computer on the whole. "... will damage your computer" is a typical threat from this category that displays unwanted ads and redirects the browser to sketchy websites.

Admin
Admin

How to remove GoSearch virus from Mac

In the growingly hybrid world of Mac malware, multipurpose infections such as GoSearch occupy a broad niche. This strain of harmful code accompanies scareware, operates as a browser hijacker, and collects victims’ personally identifiable information to pave other threats’ way into systems. Whereas the takeover of web preferences is the most conspicuous symptom, effective cleanup presupposes more than fixing the browser side of things.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove “Your iPhone has been hacked” pop-up ad

Online frauds hinging on scare tactics are among cybercriminals’ favorites. This is a comparatively effortless way to bilk users of money or distribute malware. One of the recent scams of this kind involves popups that say, “Your iPhone has been hacked”. They appear when a would-be victim visits a fishy web page on their device, and the hoax typically continues due to drive-by downloads and malicious scripts being invoked as part of the original visit.

David Balaban
David Balaban