How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus

Post On: January 22, 2017
By: dhioendar
In: News

Below is explanations of how to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus.

Many Backdoor virus comes packaged inside an app like EasyDoc Converter. Once this app installed, it runs a malicious script which installs a hidden service, which allows attackersĀ  to remotely access and control the infected machine. You can use Bitdefender to counterattack hackers.

How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus using bitdefender

Macs have extra security tool called Gatekeeper. This tool located in System Preferences, under security & privacy. It will stop unsigned applications from unidentified developers from running. If you download an unsigned application, you will be met with a prompt stating the application can not be opened.

How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus using gatekeeper

How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus with using Malwarebytes and Sophos

If your Mac already infected, you can use Malwarebytes and Sophos to detect Backdoor virus and to get rid of it and any associated files.

How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus using malwarebytes

How to find out if Mac is infected with Backdoor virus using sophos

You can use BlockBlock to detect the installation of any persistent software. Pair this app with Malwarebytes to keep your Mac remain free of malware.

Another best action you can do if your Mac is infected, you can restore from a Time Machine Backup or reinstalling OS X.

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