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Increase your level of malware protection with CleanMyMac

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CleanMyMac has always focused on maximum protection for your Mac. So having its X version for a few years now, it has not stopped protecting you in every way. Now it is even more updated with suspicious applications section, which will be reflected in the uninstaller and scan for malware.

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the section The uninstaller will now include the Suspect division. Due to the case of the Russia-Ukraine situation, it is possible that several applications from Russia and Belarus will seek to take advantage of this. These types of applications have sufficient powers to infect your computer, putting your entered data at risk, although luckily CleanMyMac has taken action on this. From now on you will have all the facilities to completely remove this type of application and contribute a little to the situation of these countries with the global boycott.

Process for suspicious apps and apps from Russia

Data processing for these two countries is quite different from the rest of the world. For Russia and Belarus, the data management permissions are much easier to access, so virtually any type of private data can be obtained even if the user has not given the appropriate permissions. This implies that your data could fall into the hands of applications located in one of these countries without you really knowing it.

Even if a developer from these countries does not directly support such acts, they may do so indirectly. The danger is always present when it comes to your data and privacy, as any user can be an easy target. If you have an old app, you can’t pass it up lightly, because eavesdropping, data theft, or even damage to your Mac can happen at any time. Proven data indicates that it is only in the period of last year and this year that the number of cyberattacks continues to increase.

CleanMyMac as a search engine for suspicious applications

The CleanMyMac process is mainly based on the Uninstaller or Uninstaller section. With it, you can examine the internal identifiers in the applications you download, so that it visualizes its origin, filtering the applications.

The implementation team, MacPaw, is responsible for make an exhaustive list in which they frame suspicious applications or those that are directly harmful for the user. This way, CleanMyMac X can check if these apps are on your Mac.

It should be noted that the team in charge works hard to only have applications considered harmful on this list, so that applications of trusted origin can be protected from filtering by the program. For this, they are constantly informed by experts and secures the opinions of developers

This type of work is not without errors, so in case of leaks and leaks of reliable applications, you can notify the MacPaw team of said bug. If you are also a developer, you can report it by registering your application in the list of trusted applications. As they are updated, the criteria for considering applications secure will be made public.

CleanMyMac also helps you remove malware

Malicious files or malware can appear even on the most powerful, newest and most careful computer. Regardless of the concept, as a user you should always be aware that your Mac is not left unprotected against malware. So now CleanMyMac X offers you the possibility to analyze your computer to detect any type of malicious file that would like to infect it.

The Malware for Mac module entry allows you to detect multiple attempts to infect your computer. It is quite common for malicious applications to seek to improve their camouflage, which makes it quite difficult to detect a normal application. Nevertheless this software is now well prepared to be able to scan any type of harmful file, from malware to adware to ransomware. You can repeat this scanning process constantly, doing it periodically with CleanMyMac.

In addition to the list of safe and suspicious applications, the CleanMyMac team checks constantly and carefully to keep the malware database updated. In this way, any minimal attempt at infection or suspicious movement by the applications will be fully detected by the software. So at all times you can be calmer, having your computer protected.