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How to remove Tapsnake; CronDNS; Dubfishicv virus warning on Mac

How to remove Tapsnake; CronDNS; Dubfishicv virus warning on Mac

A group of light-fingered cybercrooks have been running a deceptive campaign where Mac OS X users are misinformed about the presence of the Tapsnake virus on their systems. When surfing the web with their favorite browser, the targeted people suddenly bump into popup alerts that report said infection and recommend an application that will supposedly rectify the problem.

John Dee
John Dee
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How to Remove ForBrowser 1.0 virus from Mac

How to Remove ForBrowser 1.0 virus from Mac

Adware is a rapidly growing concern for Mac users. It spans apps that hijack web preferences and inject ads into visited sites without asking for permission. This fall, the sketchy activity appears to be reaching new heights with the emergence of pests like ForBrowser. It redirects victims’ Internet traffic to search engine copycats further leading to Yahoo or Bing, and it additionally causes the browser to crash off and on.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Manager Pages app virus from Mac

How to remove Manager Pages app virus from Mac

If you ask a cybersecurity analyst what form of malicious code is targeting Macs the most these days, they’ll tell you it’s adware. This cluster of viruses doesn’t hit the headlines too much due to its relatively mild impact, but the moneymaking potential is enough to incentivize the crooks to keep extending their reach. ManagerPages, for example, is one of the latest adware apps fully exemplifying the logic of this plague.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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Remove SearchMine malware from Mac

Remove SearchMine malware from Mac

Browser-centric malware is taking the Mac world by storm. Rather than combat top-notch infections that utilize complex persistence techniques, the victims seem to be faced with the prosaic need for trashing some mischievous plugin and rectifying their Internet settings. Although this looks like good news and no big deal, the irritation caused by browser hijackers like SearchMine is huge, plus the cleanup isn’t as easy as it may appear.

John Dee
John Dee
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Bing redirect virus removal from Mac (Safari, Firefox, Chrome) [Oct 2019 upd]

Bing redirect virus removal from Mac (Safari, Firefox, Chrome) [Oct 2019 upd]

There are numerous facets and shades of Mac adware. Some of these junk apps fully live up to their categorization, displaying ads on most web pages the victim visits. Others use a different tactic that involves an unauthorized overhaul of one’s browser settings to reroute the traffic. The Bing redirect virus targeting Mac, as the name suggests, falls under the latter cluster.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove Coordinator Plus app virus from Mac

Remove Coordinator Plus app virus from Mac

Browser hijacking is one of the top security issues in the Mac climate. The average malware attack of that sort isn’t in the severe ‘red’ area as far as the impact is concerned, which allows cybercrooks to avoid crossing the line and carry on with these campaigns for years. However, their tactics are getting refined, as is the case of the Coordinator Plus virus. The app pretends to be a useful web surfing enhancement tool but turns one’s browsing upside down.

John Dee
John Dee
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