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Ongoing MacKeeper fraud

Posted on November 2nd, 2014 at 11:04 AM EDT


Controversy about MacKeeper has been around almost as long as MacKeeper has existed. It is one of the most aggressively-marketed products in the Mac world, and there are numerous accusations that it isn’t useful or even that it is fraudulent. At the same time, you will find a number of positive reviews out there. How do you know what’s true? In this article, I will make the case that MacKeeper, and the company behind it (ZeoBIT/Kromtech), are not to be trusted. Read the rest of this entry »


Beware MacKeeper

Posted on August 26th, 2011 at 4:13 PM EDT

This article has become rather outdated. Most notably, since it was written, Zeobit has sold MacKeeper to Kromtech. (Although it’s hard to tell, since still redirects to half a year later.) It’s anyone’s guess where MacKeeper will go from here, though I still believe that most of Mackeeper’s functions are either unnecessary or could be done better by free software. I am leaving this article in place mainly for historical record. Read the rest of this entry »



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