How to remove E.tre456_worm_osx

What is “e.tre456_worm_osx” ?

While browsing, you may face a pop-up stating “We have been detected a trojan virus (“e.tre456_worm_osx”) on your Mac. If you are seeing this message, don’t be alarmed, just know that this is scam. This aims to trick you into downloading a rogue application so keep ignoring this scam message till you remove the PUP responsible for it. To do so, you may follow our instructions that will help you remove E.tre456_worm_osx pop-up from your Mac.

How to remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up from your computer?

The best and easiest way to remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up from your computer is to use special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.

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How to remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up manually

Remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up manually

In order to get rid of “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Mac OSX:

  1. Launch Finder
  2. Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
  3. If you see Uninstall “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up or “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use Removal tool in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.

Step 2: Remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up from browsers

Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.


  1. Click Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find “e.tre456_worm_osx” pop-up or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

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