How to Remove ‘mshelper’, The Latest Mac Malware

FYI / USEFUL TIPS AND HEADLINES macOS: Malware called “mshelper” is burning through CPU cycles, possibly as part of a crypto-mining scheme.Checking if you have the malware is easy: just open Activity Monitor and search for “mshelper.” Killing the process doesn’t do anything—it just opens again—but users have reported that running Etrecheck, which runs diagnostics and removes malware, gets rid of mshelper quickly. Alternatively you can manually delete two files:/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.pplauncher.plist/Library/Application Support/pplauncherDo that, then kill the process, and mshelper should be

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How to Remove a Broken Headphone Jack From a Phone or Tablet

Holding a broken headphone jack, and wondering where the end is? Pulled the earphones too quickly from your tablet or smartphone, only to discover a bit was left behind?Sadly, earphone jacks aren’t built for regular and repeated insertion and removal. If a piece of your earphone jack is stuck in your phone, tablet, or even MP3 player, you’ll need to remove it before you can use any replacement earphones.These six methods should help you retrieve the lost part.All too often,

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How to Remove Facebook from Your Life (And Why That’s Nearly Impossible)

The #DeleteFacebook campaign is a pretty clear call to action, but most people saying they want to delete their account never do. Why? Because Facebook is really hard to get rid of. If you want to rid yourself of Facebook, I’m going to tell you how, but you probably won’t do it.Deleting your Facebook account is technically simple. Head to the account deletion page, click the “Delete My Account” button, enter your password and a captcha, and boom, it’s done.Okay,

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How to Remove Google Accounts From Your Phone and Reclaim Privacy

Added your Google account to your phone and don’t want it anymore? Maybe you’ve started using a different account, never use the account anymore, or just want to quit using Google This Is Why You Should Stop Using Google Search This Is Why You Should Stop Using Google Search Google has unrivaled access to your browsing habits. Giving everything to Google isn’t such a good idea. Here are some excellent Google alternatives that still get the job done. Read More

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How to Remove Duplicate Data on Your Mac and Free Up Space

Duplicate files suck. They take up valuable space on your Mac’s SSD, slow down backups, and bog you down when you’re looking for a particular file. Most of the time duplicates are accidental, so you probably aren’t even aware that your Mac has unnecessary copies. The good news is that you can quickly find and delete duplicate files on your Mac with the right tools. Here’s how to get started.First, let’s see the best apps for finding duplicate files on

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How to Remove Powered by WordPress from Your Web Site Footer

If you are interested in removing the “Powered by WordPress” credit from the footer of your web site, this tutorial will go through the steps on how to do that.How to remove or edit the credit link from your theme’s template filesHow to locate the CSS ID or Class for the footer credit linkHow to use Custom CSS to hide the footer credit linkWhy using Custom CSS is a preferred solutionFirst, let’s see how to edit template files. You may

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Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter sued by French anti-racist groups for failing to remove hate speech

Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter are facing legal troubles in France, where three organizations are planning legal action against the internet giants for failing to comply with French law by not removing hate speech from their respective sites.France’s largest anti-racism group, SOS Racisme, along with the French Jewish student union (UEJF) and gay rights movement SOS Homophobie, said that out of the 586 offensive videos, tweets, and comments they found during the month-long survey, only a small percentage was taken down.French

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