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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.

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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.

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How to remove WindowMix Mac virus

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.

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Remove AlphaShoppers (alphashoppers.co) virus from Mac

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.

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Remove Search Marquis virus from Mac

Remove Search Marquis virus from Mac

The “nobleman” theme continues to be the trend in the cybercrime ecosystem that exploits Mac computers via a massive web traffic redistribution scheme. The Search Baron browser hijacker, which splashed onto the scene in July 2019, has been superseded by Search Marquis culprit. Both act in a similar fashion, forwarding the victims to Bing in the long run. Here’s a full security report on this new infection.

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How to remove Smart Mac Booster virus

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.

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