AssistiveFile has been discovered to be a fake application and adware threat that may be found on Mac OS computers. The AssistiveFile adware threat may modify Internet settings on a Mac where the user may be presented with alternate web pages upon opening their favorite web browser application.
The sites associated with AssistiveFile or loaded as a default home page may deliver various pop-up ads, coupon offers, surveys, banners, and even ads that interrupt normal surfing of the Internet. Such annoyances will prompt most Mac computer users to take action to eliminate AssistiveFile and any of its associated components that may have loaded on their Mac. The process of finding and removing such files and components related to AssistiveFile can be a difficult task for most Mac computer users. Due to such, it is recommended that those plagued by AssistiveFile utilize an antimalware resource for their Mac to safely and automatically detect AssistiveFile and its files so they can be removed.
The process for removing AssistiveFile successfully will stop all of its actions of displaying unwanted and annoying pop-ups and alert messages on a Mac. The AssistiveFile threat is further evidence of Macs also being vulnerable to malware and adware attacks.