Adware.Mindspark is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for a large family of browser hijackers that affect major internet browsers running on MacOS.
Adware.Mindspark comes in many forms like toolbars and other browser extensions.
Adware.Mindspark is usually installed by the users themselves, who may be prompted to do so by exaggerated promises of functionality. It provides toolbars and MyWay new-tab pages claiming to offer sweepstakes, app emoticons, and helpful tools for user hobbies and interests.
Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.Mindspark by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes for Mac will detect and remove the components of this malware.
Download and install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Mac.
Click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan.
If threats are detected during the scan, a count of detected threats is displayed. More detailed threat information is displayed after the scan completes.
Click “Confirm” to move the detected threats to Quarantaine.
If a restart is required to complete remediation of threats detected during a scan, you will be notified. When a restart is required, please remember to save all work before clicking “Restart”.
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