Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
How to Remove Spyware on Your Mac Computer
Spyware is one of the viruses that can infect your Mac computer. It is a software that can gather personal information of the user and can alter the configurations of the system without your knowledge and without your permission. Actually, these are secretly installed on your computer while you are so busy browsing on your website. Spyware is often linked with software that shows advertisements that can track sensitive information about the user.
To best protect your computer, you need to install antivirus to protect your computer from Mac spyware. However, there is still a way without the need for you to install antivirus on your Mac computer. Here are some ways on how to do it.
- You must not download files, programs and applications that you are not sure about. You must have to check and verify each download you make by looking for the source of the file and whether it came from a reputable site. This way, you can prevent Mac spyware from the ever evolving spyware on the Internet.
- You can use Mac-friendly web browsers such as Safari browser. This is an excellent option that you could ever have. Aside from Safari, Firefox and Opera browsers are Mac-friendly browsers too.
- You need to secure your instant messenger. Since instant messenger programs have different ways to filter your privacy, you must not immediately add a contact if you do not know the person. These may be a spam and only want to plant Mac spyware into your Mac computer.
- You must have to secure your emails too by using the best spam filtering that are available on your email program. A hint of advice: never download attachments that you are not sure of because there are attachments that once downloaded your Mac have been infected already by these spyware.
However, if the spyware has been on your computer lately and trying the steps are to no avail, you can install third party installers such as MacKeeper. MacKeeper can surely guarantee you the best protection you could ever have on your Mac computer. Install it now and you will surely be amazed on how the MacKeeper works on your computer.