OSX/Spy.Aptordoc.ispny

Name: OSX/Spy.Aptordoc.ispny

Date Discovered: June 20th, 2017

Type: Spyware

Impact: Medium

Reported Infections: Medium

Operating System: MacOSX

Amount of PCs Infected: 4,000+

 

Virus Detected on TotalAV?: YES

 

How it affects the user: It will be infected through an infected email and will send spam email from your account. The hacker will have complete access to your email account and personal account information, passwords and your other log in details.

 

Resolution: Download and run TotalAV.

 

Summary of how to remove Virus:

  • Run a system scan on TotalAV.
  • Enable real-time protection
  • Delete all files that flag as a threat
  • Delete all quarantined items
  • Continue to close the browser that you used when the virus showed via task manager.
  • Do not restore tabs when you reopen browser

 

 

More Info:

This Spyware virus, first discovered on the 20th of June 2017 infects the MacOSX operating system. It is a form of spyware that tries to collect user information, serial numbers, or keystrokes. It may also upload the collected information to another location called the 'drop zone'.