PUP.ReviewUIChanger

Short bio

PUP.ReviewUIChanger is Malwarebytes' detection name for a family of apps for mac OS that do not offer any real value to the user and behave suspicious, so we want to offer users the option to remove them.

Type and source of infection

The apps in this family show one or more of the charcteristics listed below:

  • duplcated apps, but with a different developer account
  • change their UI based on whether they are in App Store review or not
  • offer functionality that is alreay present in the mac OS
  • fake reviews
  • designed to do access a single online service within an integrated browser, and with a "Pro" in-app purchase, for no clear reason

Protection

Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes OSX.CreativeUpdate

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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