mac-pop.com is classified as Browser Hijacker that can easily infiltrate Mac OS X even without user's consent. It is one of the risky malware infection as it makes user unable to access their web browsers like Safari, Opera etc in proper manner. Due to this threat user get annoyed and can not find suitable way to get required as well as desired search results. Most of the time it has been seen that mac-pop.com slips into the targeted Mac machine when user install freeware, shareware or go for no cost downloads from unknown sources. As soon as it invaded successfully on the PC, it start modifying browser's internal settings as per its requirement. After doing that it also alter new tab and search settings. Consequently whenever you try to find something on the browser, you will get irrelevant search results. It is true that due to mac-pop.com your online activities would become unsafe and insecure.
mac-pop.com has been designed by cyber crooks in such a way that once it get attached with the web browser, it start tracking user's online activities and gather data from system cookies, browsing history, Internet sessions and from other places. After that on the basis of credentials, it start displaying numerous fake pop-ups and bogus advertisements. mac-pop.com also convince users to click on the given ads and save time as well as money while purchasing online. Things can also be worse because having this nasty hijacker on Mac machine, you may face redirection issue. It is being used to divert traffic from user's computer to its associated domains to boost traffic and generate revenue at the same time. It is better to keep your Mac OS X away from this redirect virus and must remove mac-pop.com from your computer as soon as you can.