BeeAware is adware or potentially unwanted application for Mac, that displays fake pop-ups and system messages, encouraging users to download malware disguised as necessary updates. Dialog boxes look like system alerts and, sometimes, make users reflexively click on “OK” button. BeeAware often can be seen in Activity Monitor, eating up CPU and memory resources. Developers advertise BeeAware as utility, that “can convert over 30 file formats into PDF”. In exchange it generates ads, pop-ups, banners in browsers and messages, alerts and dialog boxes in MacOS. Follow instructions in this article to remove BeeAware adware and get rid of alerts, pop-ups and ads.
ZipRar is ad-supproted file-archiving utility for Mac. Program itself has basic functionality and design, similar to well-known Keka and iZip utilities. Unlike its reputable analogs, installer of ZipRar (ZipRar.dmg) is bundled with adware and hijackers for example: search.festovshade.com. Security specialists categorize this application as adware and relate it to notorious Genieo. In this article we prepared easy guide to remove ZipRar from different versions of MacOS.
KMSPico is illegal tool for unauthorized activation of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other products from this corporation. KMS (Key Management System) is technology, used by Microsoft to activate their software and services using local network or remote servers. It allows permanent activation and temporary (180 days) activation, which allows users to prolong unlawful usage of paid products. KMSPico can be categorized as hacktool for using pirated software. However, it is often bundled with RAT (Remote Access Trojan), PUP (potentially unwanted programs), adware or viruses. This allows hackers to obtain user’s private information, such as passwords, credit card information and other. Malefactors can also create botnets from computers infected with KMSPico.
Mac Cleanup Pro is fraudulent application for MacOS. It uses deceptive tactic to infiltrate user’s computers, performs fake scan for viruses and errors and always find severe problems, even on brand new machines. It then asks ~$120 for program activation and removal of non-existent viruses. After this Mac Cleanup Pro encourages people to call Premium Techie Support, where real person (probably from India or China) will try to sell additional support plans and applications like Mac Space Reviver, Mac Adware Cleaner, and Unpollute My Mac, that cost from $300 to $600. This is totally scam, and you need to block and chargeback all this transactions. After this, please, perform instructions on this page to remove Mac Cleanup Pro and all residual data, and get software to protect your Mac from malicious applications.
Similar Photo Cleaner is ad-supported application for Mac. It was developed to detect and remove duplicate photos and pictures. It is one of those pointless apps, that provide low functionality, but leads to severe computer and privacy problems. It installs without user’s consent, and does not disclose all conditions of the installation. The consequences of installing the program are pitiable: users start seeing ads and pop-ups in browsers, they get unknown programs installed without their intention. Besides, some users complain, that they cannot quit Similar Photo Cleaner, as it displays pop-up, that cannot be closed (see the picture below). All this peculiar properties put the program to the category of potentially unwanted apps.