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How to remove WindowMix Mac virus

The ever-mutating Mac malware won’t seem to stop reaching new heights in terms of its aggressive tactics combined with a fair extent of weirdness. It turns out that garden-variety adware and web search hijackers plaguing Apple’s machines on a large scale aren’t the most irksome pests on the virus heat map. Having surfaced just recently, a harmful app called WindowMix has demonstrated that malware devs’ toolkit could go way beyond mainstream attack methods.

John Dee
John Dee

Remove AlphaShoppers (alphashoppers.co) virus from Mac

Everybody likes freebies, coupons and miscellaneous ecommerce deals. It comes as no surprise that apps bringing these perks to one’s fingertips are generally welcome. However, a headlong pursuit of lower price can turn out to be risky business these days. With potentially harmful software like AlphaShoppers on the loose, Mac users may end up in a browsing trap accompanied by a redirect and ad-injection frenzy.

John Dee
John Dee

How to remove Smart Mac Booster virus

Malicious actors are becoming growingly proficient in masquerading harmful software as must-have benign utilities for everyday use. Such rogue apps are among the top threats for Mac computers these days, with samples like Smart Mac Booster splashing onto the landscape and wreaking quite a bit of havoc. Get the lowdown on how this wicked scheme works and what to do if the contamination has occurred.

John Dee
John Dee

Remove “Pornographic Virus Alert from Apple” warning popups

While some cyber gangs employ phishing emails to defraud users of money and data, others set up sites that report inexistent problems with the visitors’ computers to hoodwink them into following untoward recommendations. For instance, the Pornographic Virus Alert from Apple scam popups occur on web pages controlled by crooks who are trying to dupe Mac users into contacting fake tech support.

John Dee
John Dee

How to remove MacKeeper virus from Mac [July 2019 upd.]

MacKeeper is a system utility that claims to improve the performance of Mac computers by cleaning up junk files, freeing memory, and removing malicious software. It also purports to safeguard user data through encryption and backup features. However, there are a few things about this app that raise red flags. These include a controversially aggressive marketing strategy and scare tactics being employed to peddle subscriptions.

John Dee
John Dee

Remove TuneupMyMac virus from Mac

It may be hard to tell a pseudo Mac optimization tool from a genuine one these days. Light-fingered vendors have gotten good enough at software design to evoke customer trust while providing dummy services. This is the case with the TuneupMyMac app to an extent. It infiltrates Macs without asking for authorization and then inflates the system with fake error reports.

John Dee
John Dee