removing malware?

Operating System
macOS Mojave version 10.14.6
Current issues and symptoms
persistent pop-up message 'Warning? MAC OS is infected. Check your MAC for viruses.via'


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Thread author
Jun 5, 2021
'Warning! MAC OS is infected' - This is a scam, and I want to stop the pop-ups. > Site tells me to 'go to Applications and find and remove the malicious apps' : how do I know what the 'malicious apps' are??
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Level 5
May 5, 2015
Hello. Do the infection messages occur in any browser?

Download and run Malwarebytes for Mac:

Malwarebytes for Mac

Open de .dmg file and run the installer. Run Malwarebytes and let us know what was found.