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Search Snow virus: remove searchsnow.com Safari/Chrome/Firefox redirect from Mac

Search Snow virus: remove searchsnow.com Safari/Chrome/Firefox redirect from Mac

The schemes leveraged by Mac adware authors are dynamically morphing toward higher complexity so that their infections are moving targets. With the invariable objective being about a sketchy redistribution of the victims’ traffic, malefactors regularly switch to using new components of their browser hijack algorithm. The searchsnow.com website reflects this approach as it now fuels the long-standing Bing redirect hoax alongside older counterparts that have gained a bad reputation in the macOS environment.

David Balaban
David Balaban
How to remove QSearch virus from Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac

How to remove QSearch virus from Safari, Chrome, Firefox on 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.

David Balaban
David Balaban
Soap2Day virus removal from Mac

Soap2Day virus removal from Mac

Streaming content is a driving force for a huge online economy and a favorite pastime for millions of users. It eliminates the need to download anything onto a local disk or other media – all it takes to enjoy videos is Internet connection plus sufficient bandwidth. Thankfully, this is the norm nowadays. Soap2Day is one of the services claiming to bridge the gap between users and popular streaming materials. But there is a caveat – read this article to find out what it is.

David Balaban
David Balaban
How to remove SearchMine virus from Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac

How to remove SearchMine virus from Safari, Chrome, Firefox on 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.

David Balaban
David Balaban
Remove Gsecurecontent pop-up virus in Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac

Remove Gsecurecontent pop-up virus in Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac

The misdeeds of adware authors have an increasingly tangible footprint in the Mac world. This exploitation, in its current state, mainly spans redirects leading to search providers the victims don’t opt for, but sometimes the mischievous applications take a different route. In a recent move, threat actors have been serving junk ads and pushing sketchy services via gsecurecontent.com domain to which web browsers are being forcibly forwarded.

David Balaban
David Balaban
Safebrowse.io virus removal on Mac

Safebrowse.io virus removal on Mac

No matter how prosaic it sounds, secure web surfing is a prerequisite for a hassle-free user experience overall. Why? Because the only way cyber threats are propagating is via the Internet. Thankfully, web browsers, Internet Service Providers, and security applications are doing a commendable job of blocking malware installation attempts and online frauds. However, as is the case with safebrowse.io alerts, sometimes this benign activity goes buggy and is at odds with normal Mac usage.

David Balaban
David Balaban