“AppleCare and Warranty” Scam – How to Remove It from Your Mac

This article has been created to show you how you can remove the AppleCare and Warranty Scam from your Mac and how you can make sure to stop seeing these pop-ups to appear in the future.

The “AppleCare and Warranty” scam is the type of message which is a clear indicator that scammers might be targeting you for all you’ve got. It is most likely caused by a potentially unwanted program that may cause such redirects to your browser and the end goal is to scare you into calling the tech support number, provided by the scammers. If you see the “AppleCare and Warranty” scamming messages to appear on your Mac, you should be aware that your information may be at risk and you should read this article to have a clear perspective on what this scam is, what causes it to appear and how you can get rid of it, plus try to prevent it from appearing on your Mac in the future.

Threat Summary

NameAppleCare and Warranty Scam
TypeFake Tech Support Scam for Mac OS
Short DescriptionAims to trick victims into calling a tech support number by decieving them that there is a problem with their interent security.
SymptomsShows a fake web page, pretending to be from the official AppleCare website.
Distribution MethodLikely via a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program)
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