Remove MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB from Mac OS (Solution)

MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB Instruction

MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB is a very harmful backdoor virus which has victimized lost of PC users, messing up their PC and leading their confidential information to be stolen. It can infect computers via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites, or through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.

Once MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB has secretly gone into your PC, it starts to bombard you with lots of popups of ads and system alerts, which caused by malware come with it. Then MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB generates backdoors to download malicious files to seriously compromise your PC security, make the PC be full of exploits and become an easy quarry for cyber criminals. What’s more, MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB highly consumes your PC resources and degrades your PC performance seriously: the operation will become unstable and slow as snail, system errors such as ‘error code 802070005’ or ‘error code 80004005’ will appear randomly, your system will experience BSOD on a regular basis, and it is unable to run Windows updates, etc. To avoid more severe issues, it’s best to get rid of MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB immediately. Check the removal steps below:

 How to Manually Remove MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB From Mac OSX? (Steps)

 

Step 1 Uninstall MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB related apps or potentially unwanted apps from Mac OSX
  • In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar
  • In the applications folder, right-click on MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB related apps or other suspicious apps and click Move to Trash. 

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PLEASE NOTE

MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed completely.

Therefore we recommend, after uninstalling the potentially unwanted apps, you’d better downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any remaining unwanted components.

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Step 2 – Remove malicious files generated by MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB or related malware from your Mac

1. Click the Finder icon from the menu bar  >>  choose “Go” then click on “Go to Folder“:

2. In the Go to Folder… bar, type the name of the following four folders to open them one by one:

~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/Application Support
/Library/LaunchDaemons

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3. In each folder, search for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Here are some examples of files generated by malware:

“installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB”,  “com.genieo.completer.download.plist” “com.genieoinnovation.macextension.plist” “com.genieo.engine.plist” “com.adobe.fpsaud.plist” , “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”,

PLEASE NOTE

Manually check and remove malicious files may take hours and you may delete healthy files by mistake.

To do it safely and efficiently, we recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any malicious files generated by MacOS:BitCoinMiner-DB or malware.

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Step 3 – Find and remove malicious extensions and browser hijacker from Safari and Chrome.

Safari

On Safari

1. Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:

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2. Select Extensions tab>> Look for the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:

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3. Select Search tab >> click the Search Engine menu and make your choice. Safari lets you use Google, Yahoo, Bing, or DuckDuckGo.

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4. Select the General tab >> In the Homepage bar, type the URL you want to set as the Safari homepage.

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Google Chrome

On Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions;

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2. Search for suspicious extensions and click trash icon to remove it:

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3. Reset default search engine on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings
  • Scroll down until you locate the Search engine section
  • Click the drop-down menu accompanying the option labeled Search engine used in the address bar
  • Select Google, Bing or Yahoo! as your default search engine.

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4. Reset homepage on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings;
  • In the “On Startup” section, click the “Set pages” link near to the “Open a specific page or set of pages” option.
  • Remove the URL of the browser hijacker (for example SearchMine.net) and enter your preferred URL (for example, google.com).

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PLEASE NOTE

If an unwanted extension or search engine can’t be removed manually from web browsers, it may be caused by malware.

We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac and see if it will detect malware.

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Step 4Re-check your Mac with Combo Clean Antivirus.

To be sure that your Mac is not infected at all, it’s recommended to run a full scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus.

Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a professional Mac Antivirus and Mac OSX Optimization Tool for users. It is equipped with powerful detection engine against virus, malware, and adware. Thus it is able to protect your machine from the latest out-breaking threats and infections. Moreover, its Disk Cleaner can detect and clean up all junks and always keep your Mac’s performance at the peak. 

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Once Combo Cleaner is installed, run a scan to diagnose your Mac and solve all problems: