Malwarepedia: Mac malware

Existing macOS threats and methods to protect your Mac

This learning center will walk you through the most annoying macOS malware out there. You can search the particular Mac virus by type, and read the instructions for its removal. Some cases are more difficult than others, but in general, you’ll be able to remove Mac malware and bring your computer back to its original state.


What is a PUP malware?

PUP is an acronym for potentially unwanted programs. This is the most common type of malicious software for both Mac and Windows. It is estimated that every 5th Mac on the planet is infected by PUPs. These apps are usually installed through bundling with the main legitimate app.

Learn more about PUP malware

CleanMyMac X

CleanMyMac X is the new Antivirus that fights threats specific to macOS. Download a free edition of the app to detect signs of malicious activity on your Mac.

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