SpyHunter scan false positive?

Infected operating system
Mac OS (Big Sur)
Infected device issues
There was only some adware, but then the trojan was also discovered.
Browsers affected by infection
  1. Chrome
Browser Settings: Homepage and Default Search Engine
Google Chrome


New Member
Thread author
Dec 5, 2021
Hi Everyone,

I ran a scan using SpyHunter on my mac (has Big Sur) and it identified a
severe trojan threat (See attached screen shot below).

I looked more into ksinstall and from what I read it seems like ksfetch is
used by google chrome to fetch its updates, so I assume that ksinstall is to install
the updates (correct me if I'm wrong). So is SpyHunter just seeing this file
as malware incorrectly?

SpyHunter ScreenShot.png

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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New Member
Thread author
Dec 5, 2021
Thanks for the feedback Viking.

I figured something was off when I started looking into
what ksinstall is. I have Kapersky and ran multiple scans and also used the free version of Avast to
run a full scan and had no concerning files pop up.

Guess I'll stay clear of SpyHunter.

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