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Osx.Trojan.Genieo, what to do?

I ran ClamXav on my Mac today. What do I do now, in particular with regards to the Osx.Trojan.Genieo? I deleted both .dmg files (InstallGenieo.dmg and InstallGenieo-2.dmg, both dated 13 Nov 2013 ...
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Windows in Parallels: Can a Windows virus destroy my Mac files?

I've mac book pro with OS X 10.9.1 On this machine I've installed Windows 8.1 in Parallels. If I get a virus on Windows can it destroy my files on my Mac? For example I see that my Dropbox from my ...
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Removing nav-links malware in Google Chrome on OS X?

I some how have been infected by the nav-links malware. It's a really annoying malware that shows up like a link on a text and when you click on it you are redirected to some advertised website like ...
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Mac OSX - suspicious redirection of google.com in chrome

I'm doing some traveling and I recently had some weird/suspicious behavior in chrome for Mac OSX (10.6) using a motel wifi: When I went to www.google.com or searched in the chrome toolbar, it ...
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Perl or Sed to remove a web virus

I recently ran across a bit of code injected to all of the files on a web site and I need to use perl or sed to remove it across all the files. I am having trouble coming up with the exact pattern ...
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Ensure Virus Protection

I just received a Mac iBook G4 (Mac OS X 10.5.8) from a seller on eBay and want to know how I can ensure that it is virus free. I am a Windows programmer and IT person, so when I receive a new Windows ...
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Will viruses affect OS X Lion? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Anti Virus Software needed for a Mac (OS X); If so free solution? I am using a Mac Mini with OS X Lion. Will viruses affect OS X Lion just like Windows (booting ...
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Activity Monitor showing processes called “java” when no programs are running, could this be flashback virus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the task “java” (parent process “launchd”) doing on MacOS X? When I open up my activity monitor, I have three (currently sometimes less ...
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Flashback removal tool

Since there is not so much communication around the flashback virus on MacOSX, I would like to know how to proceed to be sure that my system is clean. I download the software at this adress and ...
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Can a virus on a windows 7 partition make its way into the OS X partition?

I have a Windows 7 partition on my MBP that I installed with Boot Camp. I have reason to believe that there was a virus on my Windows 7 partition (did some scans, got some sketchy results from Avira). ...
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Did Firefox running in Mac OS X get hacked

When I try to do a Google search in Firefox, I can't click on any of the links. They're just regular black text, not hyperlinks. I even tried safe mode and disabling all the plugins. I was running ...
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Is it possible to check Mac files for virus in a PC?

I have been on PC for almost 15 years :D and never touched a Mac (uncle bill will be angry on me!). A friend of mine asked me to get her something from torrents (somewhere you can find plenty of ...
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Process does ICMP port scan on my OSX box and I am afraid my Mac got a virus

I noticed that my 10.6.6 box has some process sending out ICMP messages to "random" hosts, which concerns me a lot. when doing a tcpdump icmp I see a lot of the following 15:41:14.738328 IP macpro ...
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I may have a virus? email sent from my gmail to all my contacts [closed]

I have a mac and all my gmail contacts were apparently sent a link from my gmail account. I'm worried I have a virus, but I didn't think they had viruses on macs. What can I do? I sent out an email ...
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Mac OS X - rmdir fails with “Operation not permitted” for a folder created by a PC on a removable drive

I have a problem (using Mac OS X 10.5.8) with the access rights of a folder that was presumably created by a virus on a disk-on-key drive when I used it with a PC. I can't remove the folder or change ...