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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 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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How to remove Player Location Check plugin app from Mac

How to remove Player Location Check plugin app from Mac

When dealing with online casinos and other gambling services, people may lose track of time, money, and even common sense. There’s no denying that this activity props a whole economy sector and lures millions of those who don’t mind trying their luck. However, in pursuit of a jackpot, gambling fans run the risk of choosing the wrong service that will affect their Mac computer. This can be the case with the Player Location Check app.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove DiscoveryEngine 1.0 virus app from Mac

How to remove DiscoveryEngine 1.0 virus app from Mac

Unsurprisingly, most malware campaigns going on in the macOS environment revolve around exploitation of web browsers. The limited reach, relatively low severity, and at the same time big monetization potential of these attacks play into the malefactors’ hands. That’s because there isn’t too much media coverage of these stratagems and therefore the crooks can stay on the loose while continuing to orchestrate new hoaxes with apps like Discovery Engine at their core.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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