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Short bio

Adware.MySearch is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a search hijacker that targets MacOS systems.

Malicious behavior

Adware.MySearch  is a browser hijacker that will change the default search page and default search provider in your browser.


Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes Adware.MySearch.


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”.