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Network anonymity: How VPN services for Mac work

Network anonymity: How VPN services for Mac work

VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a service designed to ensure the anonymity of communication between computers and to prevent the interception and reading of transmitted data. To safeguard the data sent and received, two things are needed - a special VPN for Mac installed on your computer that will encrypt and decrypt data, and an application on the server of the company providing the VPN service.

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Remove fake Adobe Flash Player update virus from Mac

Remove fake Adobe Flash Player update virus from Mac

The distribution of Mac viruses can be trickier than the use of trojanized spam attachments. Some malicious apps make the rounds by means of social engineering combined with auxiliary infections. This is the case with the Adobe Flash Player update virus target Mac. It redirects a victim’s web browser to sites that recommend updating Flash Player, with the actual payload being scareware or spyware.

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Remove Mac Heal Pro virus

Remove Mac Heal Pro virus

Performance issues and malware are among the scourges of the Macintosh ecosystem, except that the extent of these caveats is somewhat narrower than with the competing major platforms. Mac optimization and security utilities are therefore in demand. However, the Mac Heal Pro app undermines the overall usefulness of such services, because it installs itself without permission and reports inexistent problems to defraud victims out of their money.

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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.

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How to remove virus from MacBook Pro

How to remove virus from MacBook Pro

You’ve got a MacBook Pro? Good for you. With this amazing laptop, you have hefty processing power, fascinating display graphics, priority tech support and the whole ensuing prestige at your fingertips. However, even though it’s a high-end device, cybercrooks have plenty of “lock picking” mechanisms to infiltrate it behind the scenes. This article sheds light on the prevalent types of viruses targeting MacBook Pro notebook computers and provides applicable cleaning techniques.

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