How to remove MacSecurityPlus

Instructions how to remove MacSecurityPlus and stop irritating fake pop-ups and disable virus.




Today's article was written to assist you to eliminate MacSecurityPlus fake antivirus from your laptop in a few minutes. Here you can see an effective instruction for hand removal, decent antivirus, and suggestions on how to protect your device against undesired tools.


If you are currently on this page, you probably have some problems with suspicious pop-ups by unfamiliar to you antimalware scanner. It's a common issue nowadays, since the advertisement programs are getting more and more popular, and you might get infected even from most decent resources. The scammers imaginie new methods to make some money by cheating us. The thing is to understand how they function. We're also aware of the ways via which MacSecurityPlus enters the device, and we'll teach you what to do to avoid it.


MacSecurityPlus is an undesired tool that appeared in your system, just before the system began to act weird. Almost all symptoms, that may look as the hardware failure, are provided by adware, such as MacSecurityPlus. We are talking about a slow launch, often shutdowns, critical failures, overheating, lagging, and a lot of other irritating things. If you do not believe us – we will explain it at length.


  • Sluggish work of the workstation is in most cases fueled by the constipation of an OS with some perilous programs, adware and malware. You cannot put the blame on your computer. The malicious tools have a dangerous practice of working in the background and loading after the PC's boot. That’s why you have to wait for more than a minute until your PC is able to give a response to your commands after you turn it on. They aren't useful in any way, yet they're still taking your system's resources.
  • Overheat is caused by the same fact – too many programs are acting all at once. Of course, you're able to put them off, but they can quickly change their settings and will return as soon as you reboot the device.
  • BSOD's aren't really the MacSecurityPlus’s feature – they’re more about a scammers' inaccuracy. Complex malware is dealing great with the most of useful tools, but the low-grade adware is conflicting with lots of the popular programs and triggering critical failures.


You surely want to escape this problem, and so we strongly encourage you to get rid of MacSecurityPlus ASAP.

Instructions how to remove MacSecurityPlus



Step 1. Back up all data.

1. Set up Time Machine:

  • Click on System Preferences;
  • Open Time Machine ;
  • Click Select Backup Disk;
  • Select Disk for back ups;
  • Choose Back Up Now


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 1


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 2


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 3


Step 2. Uninstall unfamiliar applications

  • In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  • Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash
  • Choose Finder > Empty Trash


How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 1


Step 3. Fix the browser

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Safari - Preferences...

3. Remove unfamiliar extensions

4. Click Safari - Clear History...

5. Choose "All History" and click Clear History


Fix Safari. Step 1


Fix Safari. Step 2


Step 4. Scan MAC with anti-malware scanner

Scan the computer with anti-malware scanner to detect and remove virus. Manual removal doesn’t need you to purchase any software, but still – it’s wiser to purchase a good antivirus than to grieve about not buying it when the workstation is infected. Here we want to show you MACBooster. This program is known for extra efficiency against all forms of dangerous programs and adware. Press the link below to get a malware scanner to try out the MACBooster's strength.

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Download Combo Cleaner
  • Remove virus from MAC completely
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Combo Cleaner detects threats and malware for free, but to remove infected elements and fix errors you need to purchase a full version of program for 44,95$. EULA, Uninstall steps, Privacy Policy.


How to shield the computer

Until we've started deleting MacSecurityPlus, there’s one more matter to talk about: AV security. We don't mean an AV-tool, because AV-program cannot completely shield you against hazardous utilities. MacSecurityPlus applies another infection methods. Instead of sneaking into the computer in some smart way, MacSecurityPlus simply invites you to install it. And, in most cases, you let it enter. Almost all users do that. MacSecurityPlus does it through the sponsored installation method. It’s more about tricks than about hacker's mastery, yet it keeps working since the Internet was invented. Scammers develop an adware bundle, put several dangerous programs in it, and describe it as a good program. After that, anyone is free to get it and install malware and everything else. The major point of the process is the dialogue menu where you’re offered to choose the installation way. Usually, it means that you will pick a folder where you wish to have that program, modify its settings or pick the optional functions that you will need. In case of MacSecurityPlus, you pick between “get what I need and remove everything else” and “get it all and don’t care about consequences.” The cursor is automatically hovering above the manner, suggested by scammers, so you should simply click “OK.” That’s how MacSecurityPlus has infected the workstation.

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