OSX.Generic.Suspicious

Short bio

OSX.Generic.Suspicious is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for  files which trigger our generic criteria for suspicious files aimed at MacOs systems. This means these files show characteristics that lead to believe they are malware.

Type of infection

Malware, or “malicious software,” is an umbrella term that describes any malicious program or code that is harmful to systems.

Hostile, intrusive, and intentionally nasty, malware seeks to invade, damage, or disable computers, computer systems, networks, tablets, and mobile devices, often by taking partial control over a device’s operations.

Protection

Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes OSX.Generic.Suspicious.

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”.

Possible false positives

If you recognize the detected file as legitimate, please let us know so we can whiltelist the file. If you are not sure, keep the file in quarantaine. When we receive a copy through our telemetry we will investigate and give it a detection name that tells you more about what it is exactly.

To report a possible False Positive
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Once registered
Go here: False Positives

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