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OSX. is a category of Malwarebytes’ detections that applies to malware that is specificly targeted at the MacOs.


Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes malware that belongs to the OSX category.


Malwarebytes for Mac will detect and remove all the components of OSX 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”.