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Malware developers targeting MacKeeper settlement Web page

BurnIconXFollowing the recent announcement of the MacKeeper legal settlement, malware developers are creating routines that redirect people from the settlement site to nefarious Web pages that use javascript hacks to “lock” a browser. When this happens, you will see an alert window that has an OK button, but clicking the button just pops open another alert. Continue reading

How to detect and remove Genieo for Mac

BurnIconXIn recent months there have been a growing number of concerns regarding a software package called Genieo, which in some cases seems to have mysteriously appeared on people’s Macs.

When installed, the software results in a number of headaches, stemming from the inability to change browser search engines, to advertisements and warnings popping up when people use their systems. Continue reading