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Offline Faguo1502

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Is Mac App Store safe ?
« on: June 27, 2019, 12:16:06 PM »
Hello, I just bought from the Mac App Store a software to clean my disk drive, and when downloading it, Avast blocked and quarantined the new software because of infection MacOS:Tuneupmac-A [Tool].

My question is : is it possible that Avast made a mistake, or does it mean that the Mac App Store is not safe ? Should I ask Apple for reimbursement ?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Is Mac App Store safe ?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2019, 12:18:17 PM »
Post in Mac section

Avast Mac Security
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=5.0


TuneupMyMac
https://malwarefixes.com/how-to-remove-tuneupmymac/

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TuneupMyMac seems to be a useful tool, however, due to its association with various adware and PUP’s, security experts find it disturbing to see this program running on the computer.



« Last Edit: June 27, 2019, 12:33:35 PM by Pondus »

Offline Faguo1502

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Re: Is Mac App Store safe ?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2019, 12:50:33 PM »
Thanks a lot for this interesting information, and sorry for having used the wrong section of the forum.

I can't find how to move this subject to another section, nor how to close it in order to reopen it elsewhere. Sorry if I'm a beginner on this forum.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2019, 01:02:27 PM by Faguo1502 »

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Re: Is Mac App Store safe ?
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2019, 02:54:43 PM »
Only Avast Team moderators can move topics, no need to close this one, it will soon drop out of the chronological order of topics.

I would proceed to asking the question in a new topic in the Mac section of the forums.
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