How to remove ServiceBuilder from Mac

Step by step process to delete ServiceBuilder completely

ServiceBuilder is described as dubious computer infection that has been categorized as adware. These dubious PUAs is responsible for showing excessive amount of annoying ads, popup, deals, banners, offers, discounts and other similar advertisements on the infected system. In most cases, users download and install adware intentionally and therefore this and other apps of this type are categorized as potentially unwanted applications.  Beside this, it serves advertisements, gathers various information and promotes Safe Finder by opening it through akamaihd.net.

Further, this nasty virus can install malicious browser based infection on your computer that will compromise your web searches and control several browser based action like redirecting your searches, spying on your online activities and stealing your personal as well as sensitive information. It is mainly designed for special purpose of cheating innocent users and making them download useless program that could increase issues on your Mac. This type of malware silently enters into your system without having your permission.

Threats like ServiceBuilder are trying to manipulate innocent users by scaring them about fake viruses and make them download fake system optimizer and security programs. Despite this, it can also steal your personal as well as sensitive information and share it with potent cyber criminals who misuse it for illegal activities. Thus, in one way or another if this or any other apps of this type is installed on computer then you must uninstall it as soon as possible.

How your system gets infected from ServiceBuilder?

Like other redirect virus and harmful threats, ServiceBuilder enters into our PC by using several deceptive methods. The most common and effective methods used by them is software bundling. Basically, information about unwanted apps is included in setups that can be found in their settings like custom, advance and other similar options. Thus, no people check all those available setting and leave them unchanged and unchecked. It means that they inadvertently allow unwanted applications to be get downloaded and installed together with other wanted software. This unnecessary programs can also invade by clicking on deceptive ads that downloads and installs unreliable programs.

Remove ServiceBuilder

Complete removal instructions have been described below under this article in step by step manner. Follow it so that you will not find any trouble while performing virus removal process. Instead of this, you can use some reliable antivirus removal tool that will help you to remove ServiceBuilder completely and safely from the system.

Threat summary

Name: ServiceBuilder

Type: Adware, Mac malware, Mac virus

Short Description: Aims to modify the settings on your web browsers in order to get it to cause browser redirects and display different advertisements.

Symptoms: Your web browser begins to display various types of online advertisements, which results in slowing down of your Mac.

Intrusion methods: bundles of free software programs, spam emails, suspicious websites, harmful links, porn or torrent sites and many others.

Removal: In order to remove ServiceBuilder and other rogue apps we recommend you to follow given below removal instructions.

Automatic Removal of ServiceBuilder (Instant Solution)

The deletion and uninstallation of components related to ServiceBuilder is possible through both manual as well as automatic process. However, the manual removal steps require a lot of expertise and technical knowledge. It is advised to use an automatic ServiceBuilder removal tool so that you can remove all the threats present in the work-station in hassle-free way. Additionally, it improves the PC security setting and protects the PC from malware attacks in future.

Remove all the suspicious files, folders and PUA related to ServiceBuilder from Mac OSX

Step 1: In the /Library/LaunchAgents folder, check for all the suspicious files that are generated by the adware.

In the Go to Folder … bar, type /Library/LaunchAgents

In “LaunchAgents” folder, you can check for any suspicious files or folders and move them to “Trash”. Some of the common suspicious files types are “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist” , “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, and so on.

Step2: Check for suspicious files and folders created by the adware in /Library /Application Support folder

In the Go to Folder.. bar, type: /Library/Application Support

Go to “Application Support” folder and check for any new files or folder that looks suspicious. Doubtful applications such as “NicePlayer” and “MPlayerX” etc. should be moved to Trash

Step3: Check for suspicious files and folders created by the adware in /Library /LaunchAgents folder:

In Go to Folder bar, type /Library/LaunchAgents

In the “LaunchAgents”, select all the recently added files and folders that looks suspicious and move them to “Trash”. Example of some of the suspicious files are “installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”, “kuklorest.update.plist” and so on.

Step4: Check for suspicious files and folders created by the adware in /Library /LaunchDaemons folder:

In the Go to Folder… bar, type: /Library/LaunchDaemons

In the “LaunchDaemons” folder, looks for all the suspicious and doubtful files that have been recently added. Some of the example of such files are “com.aoudad.net-preferences.plist”, “com.myppes.net-preferences.plist”, “com.kuklorest.net-preferences.plist”, “com.avickUpd.plist” and move them to “Trash”.

Step5: Remove ServiceBuilder from Internet Browsers

Delete Malicious Extensions from Safari

Uninstall all the extension related to ServiceBuilder from “Safari”

Open the Safari Browser, In the menu bar, select “Safari” and click on “Preferences”

In the preference window, choose “Extension” and search for any newly added suspicious extension. When any suspicious extensions get detected, select the “Uninstall” button next to them. You must know that none of the extensions are necessary for daily browsing activities.

Remove all the plug-ins related to ServiceBuilder from “Mozilla Firefox”

Delete all the add-ons related to ServiceBuilder from Mozilla Firefox

Open the Mozilla Firefox. Click on the “Open Menu” present at the top right corner of the screen. In the newly opened menu, choose “Add-ons”.

In the “Extension tab”, select all the suspicious add-ons and click on the remove button next to them. Again, you can delete all the extension as none of them are necessary for the normal browser operation

Remove Malicious Extension from Google Chrome

Delete Google Chrome add-ons related to ServiceBuilder

Open Google Chrome and click on “Chrome menu” that is located on the top-right corner of the screen. In the drop-down menu, choose “More Tools” and select “Extensions”.

In the extension window, select all the suspicious add-ons. After tracing all of them, click on the “Trash” option button next to them. Again, if require you can delete all the extensions as they are not necessary for normal browsing activities.

Step 6:  Scan the Mac PC with an automatic ServiceBuilder Removal Tool

If you execute all the steps mentioned above in your Mac as it is stated, your work-station will get free from malware. However, to be sure that your PC is free malware, it is advised to scan it with a powerful anti-malware tool. Using automatic tool is also recommended because not every victims or users have expertise and technical knowledge to execute the manual process mentioned above in a proper way.

After you download the application, you have to execute in your work-station and begin the automatic scanning. On scanning, if it shows” ServiceBuilder threats found”. You can select its files and folders and remove it.

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