OSX.MalProxy

Short bio

OSX.MalProxy is Malwarebytes' generic detection name for malware that inserts itself as a proxy on systems running macOS.

Type of infection

A malicious proxy can eavesdrop on and alter the data in the affected system's connection.

Protection

Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes OSX.MalProxy.

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 Please register at our forum.

Once registered Go here: False Positives

Please read before reporting a false positive

Your topic will be reviewed and replied to.

Select your language