|Type||Fake System Alerts, PUP|
|Short Description||The pop-up advertisements appear on Safari and try to trick users into thinking their Macs are infected with viruses.|
|Symptoms||Intrusive pop-ups suggesting that a number should be called.|
|Distribution Method||Unsafe browsing, bundling, etc.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups|
1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups are misleading alerts that are known to appear on Safari on Mac. These pop-ups will claim that there are some viruses on your computer. You will also hear an automated voice recording warning you of the presence of threats on your Mac. The pop-up alert will also provide a phone number that you are supposed to call in order to fix the problem. We strongly advise against this as these pop-ups are scam aimed at stealing your money and possibly transferring infections onto your Mac. This is why it is important not to trust anything they say and not to call the number.
What Do 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups Do?
After these pop-ups appear, it will be almost impossible to close them. Even if you manage to do so, the pop-up will reappear right away. This makes it impossible to use Safari. However, this is just a ploy to get you to call the number. After you do so, you will contact a call center. There they will want you to subscribe to their service. The cheapest option has been reported to be $289 per year. Do not pay any money. This call center will not help you with anything. It does not offer any reliable services. They are a scam and they will steal your money. In fact, it is their software that is causing the 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups to appear on your Mac. The only “virus” that you have is precisely their doing.
How to Get Rid of 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups?
- On the Menu bar, go to Safari > About Safari. Then click OK on the pop-up. After it closes, it should reappear, but with an option that says Don’t show more alerts from this webpage. Check this and click OK. Now, close the tab. If this does not work, then try one of the subsequent options.
It is also recommended that you clean any information by the website stored on your browser. To do this:
→Go to Safari > Preferences… > Privacy > Remove All Website Data. Try to look for anything unfamiliar or that says macsecuirty-alert.com on it.
- Guide 1: How to Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups
Step 2: Uninstall 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups will be removed.
Eliminate 1-647-360-4454 Pop-Ups from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.