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Remove “MacPerformance” can’t be opened..." virus from Mac

Remove “MacPerformance” can’t be opened..." virus from Mac

A suspicious software entity called MacPerformance is a new hot topic currently trending on Mac discussion boards. Lots of users are reporting popups that appear out of the blue and say MacPerformance wants access to control Safari / Google Chrome. Activity of that sort most likely exhibits malicious characteristics. This article provides facts known on this issue thus far.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove IdeaShared 1.0 virus app from Mac (MacBook Air/Pro, iMac)

Remove IdeaShared 1.0 virus app from Mac (MacBook Air/Pro, iMac)

A slew of petty adware apps with common roots have been invading numerous Mac computers lately. Although the systemic damage caused by their activity is insignificant, the aftermath of such an attack is a nuisance no one can endure. IdeaShared 1.0 is a typical sketchy application from this lineage. It displays superfluous ads on websites and meddles with user-defined browsing preferences to spin a merry-go-round of redirects leading to deceptive sites or junk search providers.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove DefaultProducts 1.0 Mac app virus

How to remove DefaultProducts 1.0 Mac app virus

Mac adware has evolved considerably over the past few years. These pesky apps dominate the threat landscape quantitatively and keep becoming more sophisticated and harder to deal with. In pursuit of deploying intrusive popup and redirect activities on a Mac computer, the adware called Default Products turns the victim’s browser settings upside down while resisting the commonplace uninstall methods.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove "This Update requires an action" popup virus from Mac

How to remove "This Update requires an action" popup virus from Mac

When an alert pops up during a web surfing session on Mac, it can be a clue suggesting that something went wrong with the browser. Given that the system is unlikely to display intrusive warnings, such an encounter is probably a sign of adware activity affecting the user’s Internet routine. For instance, in the case of “This Update requires an action” popup in Safari and other browsers, the root cause is a virus called TapuFind or Chill Tab.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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Remove WindowGroup virus from Mac

Remove WindowGroup virus from Mac

The shelling of macOS based computers with adware is steadily gaining momentum. There are several new noxious apps of this kind that were released at about the same time and share a few unique malicious characteristics. Obviously, this affinity isn’t accidental and the infections have common roots, indicating that at least one cyber-gang is busy taking it up a notch. The pest that will be analyzed in this entry is called WindowGroup.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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How to remove ExtraBrowser 1.0 virus from Mac

How to remove ExtraBrowser 1.0 virus from Mac

The black hat industry coining browser malware has seen a tremendous spike this year. Some of these infections entail iterative redirects of one’s web traffic, while others result in bothersome ads being displayed on sites. The new malicious Mac app called Extra Browser combines both of these adverse effects under the same umbrella. As the outbreak of this campaign is underway, keeping abreast with its details is an important prerequisite of tackling the attack.

David Balaban
David Balaban
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