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How to delete or get rid of ssp.zryydi.com pop-up ads from Safari, Chrome & Firefox on your Mac is not easy, you need to remove many things in your browser to stop annoying ads from popping up.

If your web browser randomly pops up unwanted tabs, such as http://ssp.zryydi.com/impression?bid_id=a164ed52-9ff4-11e6-9ed3-aad05fed7415, which sometimes could not be opened because of “Auction not found”, it is possible that your Mac is infected with a “Pirrit” adware program.

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What is ssp.zryydi.com adware

“ssp.zryydi.com” could create scheduled tasks, opening your browser and presenting content you may not want to see such as gambling related content or even pornography. The ads “ssp.zryydi.com” opens the most is the Mackeeper. Whichever way, the redirection is never a pleasant experience. Before you successfully remove this malicious malware, it is important to understand its mode of operation.

mackeeper ad page

In fact, I spent a few days last week dissecting an OS X port of the ssp.zryydi.com adware that shows attackers are going after Mac machines. This adware has been targeting Windows machines for a while but it is new to Macs: Antivirus software still can Not detect this adware so far.

Here are some components that I discovered in this adware:

–  “ssp.zryydi.com” does not use any exploits to compromise a Mac system. It infects machines by using a simple social engineering trick, deceiving people into providing their login details for a fake Flash Update or fake cracked software. This mechanism is generally known as bundling and ensures that “ssp.zryydi.com” successfully hijacks the normal installation process. With this hijack, users may think they are actually installing an adobe flash player while in reality an attack on the system is ongoing.

–  “ssp.zryydi.com” hijackers do not just exploit the vulnerability of the system; they use Apple Script to carry out their attack. The Apple Script tells users to open malicious advertisement pages automatically according to locations and cookies. This means the Apple Script was probably written by someone with a Linux background with only a little knowledge about OS X. in some computers, we also noticed “ssp.zryydi.com” launched an update process, making it possible to download adware such as “Advanced Mac Cleaner” from a remote system and deploy this “cleaner” to the Mac system.

There are two ways to remove this adware. The first is manual removal while the other is removal with the aid of Adware Removal Pro.


ssp.zryydi.com manual removal for Mac

“ssp.zryydi.com” always installs adware files with random names on your Mac so it is very difficult for Mac users to identify all infected files and ensure they are completely removed.


Step 1

In the Finder, select

          Go ▹ Go to Folder…

Finder go-to-folder

Input ~/Library/LaunchAgents on popup dialog window and Press return.



then you would notice a folder named “LaunchDaemons” open. Check the names of each file in the “LaunchDaemons” folder. A normal plist file always has the format: “com.<company name>.<product name>.plist. Two perfect examples: com.google.Chrome.plist and com.teamviewer.helper.plist.

However, the malicious file has this format: “com.<random characters>.plist. Two perfect examples: com.stagewise.plist and com.ZikcKtiR.plist.

fwrdy plist

It is possible you may not find potential malicious files in the LaunchDaemons folder. In this case, it would probably be that the adware has changed the naming rule. You can download the Adware Remover Pro – our free tool designed to clean adware automatically.

Step 2

Go to the “Library/LaunchAgents” and“~/Library/LaunchAgents” folders, remove all malicious files following the same process as described in step one.


Step 3

Empty the trash bin and reboot the system


Step 4

Restore browser homepage and search engines hijacked by the adware.

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Remove ssp.zryydi.com with Adware Removal Pro

As I mentioned above, the files infected by Pirrit always have the random name. Effective apps are recommended to get rid of Pirrit. As more and more malware/adware are targeting macOS recently, You also need one security software to protect your Mac system.

Adware Removal Pro is a powerful tool which is designed to remove adware and browser hijackers from Apple Mac OS X. You will start with a free trial lasting for 3 days and have 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.

  1. You can download Adware Removal Pro from the below link: 

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2. Once you have downloaded Adware Removal Pro, please open it and click clean button


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