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State-sponsored Mac malware going beyond the intended area

State-sponsored Mac malware going beyond the intended area

There’s no denying that nation-states are big players in the cyber domain and this activity isn’t restricted to safeguarding the critical infrastructure and governmental information assets against different types of breaches. A particularly controversial vector involves espionage and sabotage through digital means. White hats have recently shown how state-sponsored Mac malware can be weaponized by their financially motivated black hat counterparts to steal users’ data and wreak other forms of havoc.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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MainReady virus removal from Mac

MainReady virus removal from Mac

Mac adware, browser hijackers, redirect viruses, ads injectors – all of these malicious phenomena have been fused into an all-embracing form of dubious code over time. If a user gets caught in a software bundling trap and falls victim to such a nasty, they encounter messy browser behavior combined with privacy encroachment. The MainReady threat is the latest sample falling into this category, so it is subject to immediate removal if a Mac is under attack.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Landslide search engine virus from Mac

How to remove Landslide search engine virus from Mac

It seems that there is always some void to fill in the realm of web search. Better accuracy, higher speed, and greater relevance are a few common goals on the way towards perfection in this niche. There are services that claim to enhance these parameters while lacking proprietary search algorithms altogether. Landslide Search is one of these questionably useful providers bringing hardly any value to end users and relying on intrusive marketing mechanisms.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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"libecomlodr.dylib will damage your computer" popup removal from Mac

"libecomlodr.dylib will damage your computer" popup removal from Mac

A macOS update is the way enhancements and new features are rolled out to existing users. It comes as no surprise that numerous MacBook Pro and iMac owners look forward to receiving the latest build of the operating system. Whereas this is a much-anticipated event overall, it could be accompanied by bugs such as the libecomlodr.dylib popup alerts. Moreover, some crude system components may be exploited to open up loopholes for malware to slither inside.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Chromium browser virus from Mac [March 2020]

How to remove Chromium browser virus from Mac [March 2020]

Mac malware is becoming growingly hybrid. Outright harmful apps aren’t the only type of threats users encounter. There are numerous potentially unwanted programs that can only be flagged malicious upon in-depth inspection and don’t appear bad at first sight. Chromium is one of them. It isn’t a virus per se at all, but its trojanized versions are nuisances and cannot be uninstalled easily.

John Dee
John Dee
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