MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] Description
MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] is a big threat to your system since it will cause various system bugs in your machine and introduce other infections to overthrow make the PC be vulnerable to remote attacks. The virus usually sneaks into windows system without the users’ awareness, since it is hiding in free download programs and file sharing websites. Once MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] successfully gets a spot in your machine, you will find lots of problem on your web browsers, such as presence of ads and popups, webpage redirecting, slow Internet and homepage hijacking. This situation happens to most of victims whose PC got infected by MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP]. If you are one of the victims, you will encounter some more problems gradually since the virus hide in your system to raise further attacks. For instance, your PC will run slow and random low memory errors pop up ; you will get random BSODs (Blue Screen Of Death), some of your programs cannot be opened, etc. In order not to bear more problems, you need to delete MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] immediately as soon as you notice it. The guide below can solve you problem, read details and complete all steps to delete MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] now.
(Note – If you are a Windows OS user, please use this guide: How to Remove Virus & Malware From Windows OS? )
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>> Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious apps which may be associated with MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] from Mac OSX
In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar and right-clicking on suspicious apps, and selecting “Move to Trash.”
Note – Some apps may need you to type in username and password to confirm the removal:
If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP], please read next step.
>> Step 2 – Remove suspicious extensions which may be associated with MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP] from Safari and Chrome.
Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:
Go to Extensions >> Identify the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:
On Google Chrome
Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:
Identify suspicious extensions and click click trash icon to remove it:
If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP], please check the Note below.
Note – If the above steps have not solved your issues:
In case that MacOS:Spigot-AY [PUP], or an unwanted extension / search engine / app cannot be removed manually, it’s possible that related malicious files or other threats are causing the issues. Therefore, we suggest that you should have a in-depth check on your Mac so that you will know its security status. To do so, we recommend downloading MacBooster 7 to scan entire Mac and see if it will detect threats:
MacBooster 7 is a professional Mac OSX Optimization and Protections Tool for users. It provide users with powerful system utility to maintain and protect Mac. It can help to accelerate slow systems, remove virus & malware, free up over occupied hard disks, uninstall unnecessary apps, and fix other system issues with just one click.
Use MacBooster 7 to scan entire system and see if it will detect threats or junks.
1. Click Download link of MacBooster 7 below:
(The below link will open a new page from where you can download MacBooster 7 . Please come back to this page after you download it)Download Combo Cleaner to Diagnose Your Mac
MacBooster 7 scanner is free. Once it detects threats or junks, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove the items. And please note that, I am not the maker of MacBooster, but one of its affiliates promoting MacBooster.
NOTE – If you cannot open the download page of MacBooster 7, it might be blocked by the other anti-malware running on your Mac. Once that happens, PLEASE Turn Off that anti-malware and come back here to click the above download link again.
2. Once MacBooster 7 is installed, try the Virus & Malware Scan feature and see if it will detect threats on your Mac.
3. If you want to uninstall some unwanted or suspicious apps. Please try the Uninstaller feature.
4. We recommend running a full scan to Re-check your Mac and determine if the System Status is good.