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Remove Cleanup My Mac virus

Remove Cleanup My Mac virus

Out of all infections on the Mac threat map, rogue system utilities are particularly tricky. They try to distort the actual health condition of an Apple computer to fool the user into purchasing the license. This applies to Cleanup My Mac, an application that masquerades itself as a system optimizer but in fact sticks with a false positives tactic to manipulate users big time. Here’s a detailed analysis of said scareware from different angles.

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Remove Advanced Password Manager virus popup from Mac

Remove Advanced Password Manager virus popup from Mac

In the current online climate, there is no such thing as too much privacy. It’s not only cybercriminals that may seek to steal one’s identity, but it’s also major data aggregates that go predatory on users’ sensitive information at times. While password tools are a convenient and effective way to handle credentials, there are rogue ones like Advanced Password Manager that should be avoided.

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John Dee
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Mac Clean Pro virus removal

Mac Clean Pro virus removal

No matter how efficiently the operating system keeps itself tidy on the inside, cleaning up a Mac is one of those tedious routine tasks on every user’s to-do list. Everyday computing generates plenty of junk, so many people try to automate the optimization process via specially crafted applications. However, this understandable demand gave rise to a whole cluster of fake performance boosters like Mac Clean Pro.

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John Dee
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Remove MacKeeper popup from Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

Remove MacKeeper popup from Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

It’s hard to recollect a scareware campaign affecting Mac computers as heavily as the long-lasting MacKeeper raid. This application kicked off years ago as the next big thing on the system optimization and security arena, but ended up wreaking havoc with its intrusive marketing. Here’s an insight into the noxious MacKeeper pop-ups that try to scare victims into running a scan and buying the junk software.

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John Dee
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How to remove QSearch virus from Mac

How to remove QSearch virus from Mac

As indispensable as they are, web browsers are a weak link in computer security and get exploited big time. It might seem the reason is that people use them to visit various sites, some of which can be hacked or malicious – and that’s partially true. However, the biggest scourge is what the users download and what kind of harmful software can sneak inside the Macs this way. The QSearch virus story is just like that.

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John Dee
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“Congratulations you won” virus popups removal from iPhone, iPad and Mac

“Congratulations you won” virus popups removal from iPhone, iPad and Mac

Everyone likes the sensation of being a winner, whether it’s a sports achievement, a lottery, or an unexpected freebie from a popular online service. Cybercriminals know it perfectly well. It comes as no surprise that there are numerous scams making the rounds that exploit the subject, such as the “Congratulations you won” popup virus campaign hitting iPhone, iPad and Mac owners.

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John Dee
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