'Adware Doctor' Mac app secretly steals your browsing history and sends it to China

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'Adware Doctor' Mac app secretly steals your browsing history and sends it to China

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If you have the Adware Doctor app installed on your Mac, you should uninstall it ASAP.

Despite ranking as the top paid utility app in the Mac App Store, Adware Doctor is actually spyware that secretly collects data and sends it to servers in China, as security researcher Patrick Wardle recently discovered. In a post on his site Objective-See, Wardle explains in great detail how the app collects a user's browsing history from Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, stores this data within an encrypted file, and then sends it to servers in China.

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