Short bio

PUP.MacKeeper is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a potentially unwanted program that uses aggressive advertising to get installed on Mac systems.

Type and source of infection

PUP.MacKeeper is sold as a system optimizer and antivirus for Mac systems. It is often installed by users themselves as a result of misleading and aggressive advertising.


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Malwarebytes for Mac detects MacKeeper as PUP.MacKeeper.


Malwarebytes for Mac for  detects and removes MacKeeper as PUP.MacKeeper.

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