Description of Mac Shield and consequences of its residing on your PC

Mac users are not used to dealing with fake antispyware – at least, as compared to users of other computer systems. Basically, under standard system setting of Mac, infiltration into computer system for tricky programs is a challenge for hackers.
Mac Shield (MacShield) is one of the (few) program that successfully break through system protection of Mac. Users are not warned that they are downloading and installing a dangerous counterfeit or the download and installation is performed in a concealed way.
In spite of that the program under review is an advanced hacker’s technology, you will easily remove Mac Shield, if infected, applying verified Mac Shield removal technology ready for download here.

Mac Shield Technical Details:

  • Full name: Mac Shield, MacShield, Mac-Shield
  • Version: 2011
  • Type: Rogue anti-spyware
  • Origin: Russian Federation

Signs of being infected with Mac Shield

The infection is known to be mainly delivered via Google vulnerabilities. Its original results are replaced with compromised web-pages that run free scanner and eventually suggest downloading Mac Shield .
Once the file is downloaded, MacDefender Setup installer appears. The installer may feature other names on future occasions, but in every case one and same counterfeit is installed. Alternatively, the file is downloaded as a ready-to-run software product.
The fake Mac security tool is added to Login Items of a compromised computer system. Therefore users are forced to view the adware popups on every instance of system startup.
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Automatical Removal of Mac Shield:

It is a common abuse that application of manual guide for a threat caused system damage while the threat has not been completely rooted out. To prevent such a case, please verify the items you are going to delete properly, for the hackers intentionally name the malware files with denominations similar to critical system files.
Please, also take into account that to remove Mac Shield manually you need to spend some time with other software idle to prevent unwanted interference.

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Manual Removal of Mac Shield:

It is a common abuse that application of manual guide for a threat caused system damage while the threat has not been completely rooted out. To prevent such a case, please verify the items you are going to delete properly, for the hackers intentionally name the malware files with denominations similar to critical system files.
Please, also take into account that to remove Mac Shield manually you need to spend some time with other software idle to prevent unwanted interference.

Remove Mac Shield files:

/Applications/Mac Shield.app

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Info.plist

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/MacOS

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/MacOS/Mac Shield

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/PkgInfo

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/About-Back.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/About-Mail.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/About-Phone32x32.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/About-Ticket.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/AboutD.nib

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/AboutMBMI.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-Back.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptions.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptionsHover.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigOptionsPressed.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScan.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScanHover.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigScanPressed.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigSysInfo.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigSysInfoHover.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-BigSysInfoPressed.png

/Applications/Mac Shield.app/Contents/Resources/CC-CleanupBtn.png

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