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If you believe an application, file or URL you encountered is malicious, tell us about it.
The Airo “Scareware” classification refers to a software, application, program or behavior that use tactics of falsely scaring and alerting users, for the sole purpose of urging them into taking action that will benefit the attackers.
This would normally be associated with false or exaggerated claims about your system’s health, impersonating systems notifications and alerts, or any other scaring tactic with no real basis behind it.
The following is a (non-exhaustive) list of some behavioral examples and symptoms of “how ‘Scareware’ are likely to behave when evading, or attempting to evade, your Mac system”. If at some point, any of such behaviors become excessive or malicious, we may escalate the classification to a more severe classification:
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