View Full Version : Malware pop ups

06-05-2016, 12:59 PM
Hello I just bought my macbook pro and installed one software, now I have a pop up window that offers me more space on the cloud, etc, its a malware or some. What software do you recommend me to clean my mac up and keep it secure. Thank you!

06-05-2016, 01:44 PM
Which one software did you install? Just an FYI, Apple offers upgrading iCloud subscriptions to all of their users, is that where the message is from?

06-05-2016, 02:44 PM
Not nearly enough information, how are we guess what software you installed? Take screenshots (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201361) of what you are seeing and post it here. Assume we have no clue what you are talking about (because we don't) and explain in detail.

08-31-2016, 09:13 AM
In all the browsers on the pc's I maintain, I always install Ghostery (https://www.ghostery.com) and AdBlock Plus (https://adblockplus.org). I always do this on Admin accounts and regular user accounts. This includes Safari on Mac and also Firefox and/or Chrome if someone wants it installed. The only other software I would recommend for Mac would be Malwarebytes (https://www.malwarebytes.com/antimalware/mac/) and a utility called Onyx (http://www.titanium.free.fr/onyx.html). If you download Onyx, make sure you get the correct version for the OS X version your Mac is running.