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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:32 am    Post subject: OSX Malware Reply with quote

http://blog.malwarebytes.org/intelligence/2013/07/fbi-ransomware-now-targeting-apples-mac-os-x-users/
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for posting that, MrMini. I haven't encountered it, but I or someone I know is bound to, and now I know how to deal with it. Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:04 pm    Post subject: Re: OSX Malware Reply with quote

MrMini wrote:
http://blog.malwarebytes.org/intelligence/2013/07/fbi-ransomware-now-targeting-apples-mac-os-x-users/
Do you run the app malware bytes on your MM?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't believe people would fall for a scam like that, but it's still scary. It's obvious that we (Mac users) are becoming more of a target now.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: OSX Malware Reply with quote

marv777 wrote:
MrMini wrote:
http://blog.malwarebytes.org/intelligence/2013/07/fbi-ransomware-now-targeting-apples-mac-os-x-users/
Do you run the app malware bytes on your MM?


no, I use Clamxav
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:40 pm    Post subject: Re: OSX Malware Reply with quote

MrMini wrote:
no, I use Clamxav


Hmm, is Clamxav good? Just bought a Mac and want to make sure it's protected.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A similar scam using the RCMP instead of the FBI...

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/on/news-nouvelles/2013/13-06-03-windsor-eng.htm
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