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    Hit by dylib hijack virus...

    Update: I just flashed macOS to a USB thumb drive. The red box around the Apple logo still appeared. That rules out SSD issues. This is largely to keep others on their toes and provide information, but I do have questions. These are at the end. I am also attaching two EtreCheck reports, one...
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    Possible Spyware on Macbook Pro

    Hi everyone, new user to the forum in need of some mac advice! I'm an ex-university student who recently graduated. I was given a MacBook Pro as part of my course, I have recently been signed over the ownership rights to the device and have been removing all of the university's programs...
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    Malicious web page freezes Safari

    I came across a malicious web page that completely freezes Safari on iOS. The whole display (including bezels) becomes unresponsive and I managed to get out of it thanks to the home button. Undoubtedly any (future) iOS devices without home button would give their users a much harder time. The...
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    Thunderbird Mail and Trojans

    I used Thunderbird Mail program and a bunch of detected trojans were found, all of which are inside my Thunderbird mail at: Library/Thunderbird/Profiles Thing is, Thunderbird doesn't allow Profile Files to be deleted, at least not in the normal and obvious way. Please let me know how to do...