mojave – Suddenly, menu bar apps have blue badges

I'm using a MacBook Air 13 "bought in 2017 with the latest software updates for Mac OSX, Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75). I've recently removed a series of annoying malware and its plugins named Weknow.ac and after that, oddly enough, several of my application badges in the menu bar appear with a blue color surrounding their area. I have tried different things, but mainly the upgrade and reinstallation of applications, but nothing seems to work. Any help would be very appreciated.

Examples include;

NTFS for Mac (gear icon in the upper right corner)

NTFS for Mac

Google BackUp And Sync (three points in the upper right corner)

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CleanMyMac X (local storage drive icon in the upper left corner)

CleanMyMac X