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How to remove Mac Speedup Pro virus

How to remove Mac Speedup Pro virus

Manipulation, deceit, and obtrusiveness – all of these might sound like human-only vices, but they are also inherent to some inhabitants of the Mac malware landscape. If you ask a cybersecurity expert which type of malicious code has these characteristics, scareware is going to be the answer. Mac Speedup Pro is one of the “classic” rogue apps plaguing Mac computers on a sizeable scale since early 2019 and driving users nuts.

John Dee
John Dee
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Get rid of “Safari cannot be opened while it is being updated” popup error on Mac

Get rid of “Safari cannot be opened while it is being updated” popup error on Mac

Sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate a trivial glitch from malware activity, because Mac infections are becoming increasingly hybrid and the delineation might be blurred. In the case of an error saying “Safari cannot be opened while it is being updated”, the root cause is most likely a malfunction in the system. However, there are marginal scenarios where it makes sense to check the Mac for malicious code that could be triggering this notification.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove SearchBaron.com virus from Mac

How to remove SearchBaron.com virus from Mac

Any web browser is intended to be an ultimately user-friendly tool where the whole customization and features are at one’s fingertips. Ideally, things are just as smooth as that and don’t deviate from the norm unless a piece of malware interferes with a victim’s web experience. Such a disruption occurs when the Search Baron virus infects a Mac and iteratively redirects the browser to bing.com without asking for the admin’s consent.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove “MacPerformance” can’t be opened..." virus from Mac

Remove “MacPerformance” can’t be opened..." virus from Mac

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.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove IdeaShared 1.0 virus app from Mac (MacBook Air/Pro, iMac)

Remove IdeaShared 1.0 virus app from Mac (MacBook Air/Pro, iMac)

A slew of petty adware apps with common roots have been invading numerous Mac computers lately. Although the systemic damage caused by their activity is insignificant, the aftermath of such an attack is a nuisance no one can endure. IdeaShared 1.0 is a typical sketchy application from this lineage. It displays superfluous ads on websites and meddles with user-defined browsing preferences to spin a merry-go-round of redirects leading to deceptive sites or junk search providers.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

Some Mac applications do what’s promised, but some only pretend to be useful. The activity of Advanced Mac Cleaner definitely doesn’t exceed the primitive mimicking of optimization as it reports inexistent issues. The mix of intimidation and deceit, as viewed by this app’s authors, is the right marketing strategy to ensure license purchases in exchange for dummy cleanup of the host system.

John Dee
John Dee
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