Adware.NewTab

Short bio

Adware.NewTab is a browser extension or application that pretends to be a tracker for packages or flights, but offers advertisements. Adware.Newtab targets MacOS systems.

Type and source of infection

Adware.Newtab is adware. Adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.
Adware.NewTab is offered as a browser extension or as an application based on which browser you are using.

site Adware.Newtab

Package Manager site offering Adware.NewTab

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.NewTab by using real-time protection.

Malwarebytes also blocks the domains associated with the adware.

block hquickmapsanddirections.com

Malwarebytes blocks the domain hquickmapsanddirections.com

Remediation

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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