|Feb 22, 2013, 01:04 PM||#1|
Is this a Virus?
ClamXav is reporting I have a virus - BC.Heuristic.Trojan.SusPacked.BF-6.B - in my (Thunderbird) Inbox but can't find anything on the internet about this affecting a Mac. Is this a false positive?
I have a MacBook Pro running Lion 10.7.5.
|Feb 22, 2013, 01:07 PM||#3|
Looks like a win32 virus but why wouldn't you delete it to be safe anyway?
MacBook Air 2010, 1.4ghz, 4gb, 128GB <3 my baby
MacBook Pro Retina 2.3ghz, 8gb, 256gb.
iPhone 5 16GB AT&T
iPad 3 16GB.
|Feb 22, 2013, 01:07 PM||#4|
|Feb 22, 2013, 05:32 PM||#5|
Even though a Windows virus won't affect you directly, it's still not a good idea to just the infected file sit there. You don't want to pass the file on later and become a "carrier."
It would probably also be a good idea to find the person who sent you the message with the infected file, and let them know.
You should be concerned about privacy, even if you have "nothing to hide."
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