PUP.Kromtech

Short bio

PUP.Kromtech is Malwarebytes’generic detection name for all potentially unwnated applications by Kromtech. PUP.Kromtech targets MacOS systems.

Type and source of the infection

PUP.Kromtech targets the applications produiced by Kromtech, the firm behind the infamous MacKeeper.
PUP.Kromtech is usually installed by the users themselves under false pretences.

MacKeeper

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Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Kromtech by using real-time protection.

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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