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How to remove Binarymove Mac virus

How to remove Binarymove Mac virus

Falling victim to a browser hijacker is both a nuisance in terms of the symptoms and a drag when it comes to the fix. Although these threats don’t really damage anything on a Mac, they sprinkle their numerous components around the system to prevent accurate detection and effective removal. Binarymove is the name of a new adware strain that skews one’s web browsing defaults and redirects the traffic to junk and malicious sites without taking the user approval route.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove blocked plug-in on Mac

How to remove blocked plug-in on Mac

Plug-ins can be a mixed blessing. On the one hand, they enable a bevy of features so that Mac users aren’t limited in their activities and the range of online materials they can view and access. On the other hand, though, a plug-in can be a weak link in one’s security set-up if it’s crudely designed or heavily targeted by malicious actors. To keep users safe, Apple may disable such known-vulnerable entities, displaying “Blocked Plug-in” alerts. These messages can also be shown by malware to tout additional infections.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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Remove com.apple.tcc permissions abusing virus on Mac

Remove com.apple.tcc permissions abusing virus on Mac

Just like any other operating system, macOS encompasses a plethora of not-so-prominent directories that manage various configuration parameters. These objects aren’t intended for routine edits by the user, nor are they visible anywhere in the Dock or other conspicuous elements of the graphical user interface. An object called com.apple.tcc fits the mold of these maintenance-related items many Mac fans are clueless about. However, it may come to the fore in certain scenarios as a source of security issues.

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David Balaban
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How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

How to remove Advanced Mac Cleaner virus from Mac OS X

Some Mac applications do what’s promised, but some only pretend to be useful. The activity of Advanced Mac Cleaner definitely doesn’t exceed the primitive mimicking of optimization as it reports inexistent issues. The mix of intimidation and deceit, as viewed by this app’s authors, is the right marketing strategy to ensure license purchases in exchange for dummy cleanup of the host system.

John Dee
John Dee
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WordPress Security Basics

WordPress Security Basics

WordPress has the largest market share. This success makes it an attractive target for hackers. The number of hacks carried out using vulnerabilities in the latest versions of this CMS is relatively small. WordPress sites are hacked mostly through vulnerabilities related to plugins, themes, hosting services, and users.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove Shlayer malware from Mac

How to remove Shlayer malware from Mac

Lots of people believe they can’t go wrong with Macs when it comes to security. Indeed, Apple has strong defenses in place so that malicious code can’t easily infiltrate their devices. There are infections like the Shlayer Trojan, though, that combine hard-coded adverse features with social engineering to get around native Mac protection and become highly prolific in the wild. Learn what exactly makes this threat so widespread and how to stay away from it.

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David Balaban
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