What is is a browser hijacker that will change the homepage and search engine for your web browser to malicious website.

How did it get installed?

You may unwillingly ran it from deceptive pop up ads, free software installers or other third-party file downloads.

Remove manually

To get rid of infection completely, go to the specific folder address to remove the malware:

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Click Go, then click Go to Folder.
  3. In the open field, type ~/Library/Preferences.
  4. Look for malicious plist files with Safari name like:
  5. Check if these files contain the malicious URL link:
    1. Launch the Terminal app from Applications, then click Utilities or search for it via Spotlight.
    2. In the Terminal window, enter defaults read ~/Library/Preferences and press RETURN.
    3. Check if the plist contains this link:
      • States/US/07670277/2B7B8995-02E3-5AAC-B4F1-68DA6ACCFD6A
    4. If you see the link, delete the following:
      • Other plist entries with the name Safari
  6. Empty trash.
  7. Restart Mac.

Remove instantly with Antivirus One

It may take some time to go through every file, folder and browsers mentioned in all the steps listed above.

Antivirus One can protect your Mac from all potential risks and attacks, so you can enjoy browsing online.

It also provides real-time scanning and eliminates browser hijackers before they even leave a trace.

Download Antivirus One on the App Store

I have Antivirus One installed

Run the Adware Cleaner in Antivirus One:

  1. Open Antivirus One.
  2. Click Adware Cleaner, then click Clean Now.
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