What is Nbp.app

Nbp.app refers to a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that specifically targets macOS systems. It is a form of adware, which is software designed to generate revenue for its creators by displaying intrusive advertisements. Once installed, Nbp.app adware modifies the settings of popular browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari, resulting in an onslaught of ads. These alterations not only degrade your Mac’s performance but also expose you to potential malicious redirects and infections. The adware injects advertisements into websites you visit and redirects your browser search queries. It hijacks your browser homepage and search engine and displays unwanted advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Nbp.app adware can also engage in the collection of private data. The data sought by such programs spans a wide range of sensitive information, including visited URLs, viewed pages, search queries, Internet cookies, login credentials, personally identifiable details, and even financial information such as credit card numbers. The data collected in this manner may then be shared with or sold to third parties, significantly heightening the privacy and security concerns for users affected by such adware.

Nbp.app adware

How Nbp.app infects Mac computers

Nbp.app adware typically gains access to devices when users inadvertently install it without understanding the potential repercussions. It often hitchhikes on other software or masquerades as essential updates on less reputable websites. One notorious deceptive method associated with AdLoad variants, which Nbp.app is a part of, is the “Update Adobe Flash Player” browser redirect. The adware can also be bundled with free software downloads. Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed, and users may find that they have installed Nbp.app without their knowledge.

  1. Download Nbp.app Removal Tool
  2. Remove Nbp.app from Login Items
  3. Remove/Uninstall Nbp.app from Applications
  4. Remove Nbp.app from browsers
  5. Reset browser settings
  6. Remove Nbp.app files and folders
  7. Block Nbp.app ads and pop-ups
  8. How to protect from threats, like Nbp.app

Download Nbp.app Removal Tool

Download Spyhunter for Mac

To remove Nbp.app completely, we recommend you to use Spyhunter for Mac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of Nbp.app and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of Spyhunter for Mac offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download CleanMyMac

To remove Nbp.app completely, we recommend you to use CleanMyMac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of Nbp.app and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser.

Remove Nbp.app manually for free

Note: Nbp.app sets up to start on macOS startup. Therefore, before starting the removal, perform these steps:

  1. Open System Preferences, choose Users & Groups.
  2. Choose your account (set up as Current User).
  3. Click Login Items tab.
  4. Find “Nbp.app” entry. Select it, and click the “-“ (minus) button to remove it.

Note 2: Nbp.app won’t quit just by closing it, therefor use Force Quit to end the process.

  1. Press 3 buttons at the same time: Option, Command, and Esc (Escape). This is similar to Control-Alt-Delete on a Windows PC.
  2. Choose Nbp.app in the list.
  3. Click Force Quit button.

Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full Nbp.app removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Nbp.app installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Nbp.app from Applications

Remove Nbp.app from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. Nbp.app might have an Uninstaller. If you see Uninstall Nbp.app or Nbp.app Uninstaller, double-click it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Otherwise, drag Nbp.app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Cannot uninstall Nbp.app

If you can’t uninstall Nbp.app using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of Nbp.app. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag Nbp.app from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with Nbp.app.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove Nbp.app add-on from your browsers

Removing Nbp.app from Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It is a browser extension, and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove the Nbp.app extension from your browsers manually.

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find Nbp.app extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find Nbp.app extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Nbp.app extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish Nbp.app removal, reset your browser settings to make sure, there are no leftover items in browser folders.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Reset Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox to confirm.

Remove following files and folders of Nbp.app


~/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/Services/com.Nbp.app.service.app
~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.Nbp.app.service.plist
/Library/Application Support/.[random_string]/System/com.Nbp.app.system
/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.Nbp.app.system.plist

Download AdGuard for Mac to block malicious pop-ups, that promote Nbp.app

AdGuard is the best ad-blocker, internet filtering, and internet security application for macOS. It can cut out unwanted banners from site pages, block pop-ups, stop redirects, and prevent users from visiting potentially dangerous resources. Use it to stop ads promoting Nbp.app in browsers.

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How to protect Mac OSX from adware, like Nbp.app

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Mac OSX is known to be one of the safest operating systems, and for a long time, there was no need for antivirus products for Mac. But with the growing popularity of Mac computers and notebooks and evolving technology, viruses, trojans, adware, toolbars, hijackers, and other malware paved the way for Mac users. We recommend you to use one of the best anti-malware for Mac available — Malwarebytes for Mac.

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