What Is ScalableRemote?
ScalableRemote is a malicious application for Mac from the ad viruses category. Virus launches intrusive ad campaigns and modifies browsers to promote fake search engines. The request entered in the search engine is translated to dangerous pages that ScalableRemote promotes in order to collect views. Constant redirects to such programs overload the Mac system and from this performance deteriorates. Work gets slower than usual
The transition to such pages is also carried out using advertisements displayed by virus. In order to protect your Mac from scammers, you need to remove ScalableRemote.
How to Remove ScalableRemote
- Remove ScalableRemote Automatically
- Delete Rogue Applications
- Remove ScalableRemote From Browsers
- How to Protect Your PC From Other Adware
Remove ScalableRemote Automatically
To quickly remove ScalableRemote from your Mac OS you may run a scan with Norton; it is a great antivirus that may be able to remove ScalableRemote from your Mac.
Other apps that might be able to remove ScalableRemote from Mac :
Go to Applications folder and delete ScalableRemote and other new and suspicious apps.
- On the top menu select Go => Applications.
- Drag an unwanted application to the Trash bin.
- Right-click on the Trash and select Empty Trash.
Remove ScalableRemote from browsers:
Remove ScalableRemote and another suspicious extensions, then change browsers’ homepage, new tab page, start page and default search engine.
Remove ScalableRemote from Safari:
- On the top menu select Safari => Preferences.
- Select Extensions tab.
- Select an extension you want to delete and click Uninstall button next to it.
Remove ScalableRemote from Google Chrome:
- Click on three dots menu button .
- Select More tools => Extensions.
- Find an extension you want to delete and click REMOVE under it.
- Click Remove in the dialog box.
Remove ScalableRemote from Mozilla Firefox:
- Click on menu button and select Add-ons.
- Go to Extensions tab.
- To uninstall an add-on, click on Remove button next to it.
How to Protect Your Mac From ScalableRemote and Other Adware:
- Get a powerful anti-malware software, capable of detecting and eliminating PUPs. Having several on-demand scanners would be a good idea too.
- Keep your OS, browsers and security software up to date. Malware creators find new browser and OS vulnerabilities to exploit all the time. Software writers, in turn, release patches and updates to get rid of the known vulnerabilities and lesser the chance of malware penetration. Antivirus program’s signature databases get updated every day and even more often to include new virus signatures.
- Download and use uBlock Origin, Adblock, Adblock Plus or one of the similar trustworthy extensions for blocking third-party advertisements on web-sites.
- Don’t download software from unverified web-sites. You can easily download a trojan (malware that pretends to be a useful application); or some unwanted programs could get installed along with the app.
- When installing freeware or shareware, be sensible and don’t rush through the process. Choose Custom or Advanced installation mode, look for checkboxes that ask for your permission to install third-party apps and uncheck them, read End User License Agreement to make sure nothing else is going to get installed. You can make exceptions for the aps you know and trust, of course. If declining from installing unwanted programs is not possible, we advise you to cancel the installation completely.