Wishapp is endorsed as a free and open source instant messaging program for Mac OS X. What you may expect after downloading this tool is a bunch of advertisements that will show up on the browser when you surf the internet. Apart from advertisements, Wishapp is also labeled as an adware that may steal sensitive data from your computer.
Wishapp may appear as a practical instant messaging tool. Unknown to many Mac OS X users, Wishapp is part of a network that spreads software and this may include potentially unwanted program (PUP). Once installed on the computer, Wishapp may have significant effect on Safari browser. Ads by Wishapp will appear on browser’s window and unknown search engine may occupy New Tab or Homepage of Safari and other installed browser.
About Wishapp (from wishapp.com)
Wishapp is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS X’s. Open Source, so everyone can see how Wishapp works and help improve it. Support for a wide range of different Instant Messaging services.
Presence of Wishapp may mean that computer is threatened with possible malware infection. This may not be the only danger which victims need to address. Wishapp may also come bundled with other adware and junkware. These additional programs get installed on the system without asking for user’s approval.
With the existence of Wishapp, browser will display unwanted advertisements. It will also produce certain browser redirect issue occasionally. Furthermore, code embedded on the computer may give Wishapp some freedom to watch on user’s online activities. It can monitor visited pages, search key words, and other useful online data.
The program may be promoted as valid software but most users didn’t realize is that it belongs to a family of malicious program. Your Mac system can be at risk during the presence of Wishapp. Security experts suggest the removal of this adware.
Wishapp.com web site is currently not listed as dangerous under Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page. Over the past 90 days, no dangerous content was found on this site.