|Apr 3, 2013, 04:27 AM||#1|
I have an iMac running Mountain Lion OSX version 10.8.3. By mistake I clicked on a link in a fake facebook email and then clicked on a confirmation link in the website I got redirected to. My Mac did not ask me if I wanted to download a file, so not sure if a file was downloaded.
How can I be sure I did not download a trojan? I also downloaded ClamXav from the App Store and ran it and everything seems ok. Is it worthwhile keeping ClamXav?
|Apr 3, 2013, 04:33 AM||#2|
If there is nothing in your default download folder, you have not downloaded anything, especially as ClamXav did not find anything.
Currently there are zero viruses affecting Mac OS X in public circulation, but there are other kinds of malware existing, that can infect your Mac.
To learn more about malware in Mac OS X and what steps can be taken to protect yourself, read the following F.A.Q.:
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