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Remove TapuFind virus (macappextensions) from Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

Remove TapuFind virus (macappextensions) from Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox)

There is a massive Mac adware campaign going on, with multiple variants of browser-hijacking entities being spewed out into the wild. One of the latest threats operating under this wide umbrella is called TapuFind, a service that claims to improve users’ search experience but actually takes over their web browsers. Here’s how this virus works and what should be done to remove it from Mac.

John Dee
John Dee
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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 Bing redirect Mac virus from Safari, Firefox, Chrome [Dec 2019 upd]

Remove Bing redirect Mac virus from Safari, Firefox, Chrome [Dec 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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How to remove Agile Help virus app from Mac

How to remove Agile Help virus app from Mac

Preview: Malicious actors have recently unleashed a massive adware campaign targeting Mac computers. New lookalike infections from the same lineage are being spewed out once in a few days on average. They all share identical design of the app icon and affect the systems in an equally intrusive way.AgileHelp is the latest specimen hailing from this family. It spills ads all over visited sites and redirects the victim’s browser to unwanted pages.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Smart Mac Care "virus"

How to remove Smart Mac Care "virus"

When it comes to software, there can be quite a gap between providing features and pretending to. In order peddle paid subscriptions, some Mac apps deliberately overstate the seriousness of detected issues and thereby frighten the users into making a hasty decision. Smart Mac Care is one of such rogue system utilities. It often install itself without one’s knowledge and reports a ton of security and performance problems that aren’t there for real.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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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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