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    Malware Proton 63

    Hello everyone, I'm in trouble with my iMac 2013. I find a Osx.Malware.Proton-63 in my computer even after that I reinstalled all the Catalina OS from scratch (and erase the previous partition/version, via internet recovery mode). See the attached picture for the detail of the file location...
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    Mac showing "Update" & remote disc listed under devices in Finder

    ust downgraded from big Sur to high Sierra and now in the finder menu it is showing Remote Disc and Update I have attached a image , is this normal ???
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    Is it a Virus?

    I was writing a post and upon looking for some images, I opened random sites to screenshot something, but my entire screen suddenly froze and then I noticed some pixilated glitches appearing at the top of my screen. I panicked so I held down the power button for a few seconds to shut down the...
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    Unexplained App Download - Pokemon Go

    Ok a bit of unexplained behavior here…. When I first used my iPhone 8 running iOS 14.6 yesterday, I found that Pokemon Go had somehow downloaded onto my device and was sitting right there on my home screen. The problem I am having is explaining how Pokemon Go got downloaded to my phone. 1)...
  5. AnonymouslyScooby

    Firewall Help: Are these connections safe or something I should be worried about?

    I was doing some browsing through my computers settings today and stumbled across this and after going through it it seems as if some of these connections are either malicious or just sound that way.. But a lot of them dont sound familiar in the slightest.. So i was wondering does anyone else...
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    'metadata.o.config', should I be concerned?

    For a vast number of reasons I cannot get into, over the past month, I have been convinced that someone installed a key logger and other spyware on my Macboook Pro, running Big Sur. Today, I upgraded to macOS v. 11.2.3, and when I logged back in, I discovered a 'recovered files' folder in my...
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    iCloud iCloud email virus scanning

    This may have been asked before... Does iCloud scan emails for viruses or corrupted files?
  8. HopefullSisyfus

    Infectious screen alteration spreading through iphone !

    Hello, i just started using my newLy bought mac Mini 2018 for some days , after having some strange Everongoing diabolic screen “virus” issues on my macbook pro 2019. The “thing” that is causing this strange little , but verry annoying ,Alteration to the look of my screens . Spreads very easy...
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    Help with please.

    10.15.07 19H2 Late 2013 iMac Hi. My Mac has been running slowly after an upgrade to Catalina. This obviously could be many things, one of which being that my CUDA is not longer compatible, which is another topic I'nm struggling with. Upon looking in Activity Monitor I wound WindowServer is...
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    iPhone 8(+) Help I accidentally clicked a spam link in text

    I got one of those USPS scam messages and I’m stupid I thought someone actually just put the wrong number until I looked it up and found out it’s a scam... I’m sick and really out of it right now and I was dumb enough to respond saying they had the wrong number Anyway I accidentally clicked the...
  11. passed_tense

    Resolved Worried I may have virus (touchbar acting weird, gaining features that don't exist on mac)

    Hi all, so yes, I did download a thing or two that may have made me concerned. Normally I'm safe with downloads and vet/make sure they're reputable sources but maybe something slipped in. Why do I think this? Because recently, my computer got slower, my browser shut down unexpectedly, and then...
  12. J Search Bar removal

    Can anyone tell me How can I remove Search Bar? I need full working method so I can remove it completly. Kindly give me proper solution. Thanks in advance
  13. HopefullSisyfus

    (malicious) screen alteration can't be restored or erased. Searching deeper solution.

    Hello all readers, I am new here to MacRumours forum. I have been a faithfull mac-user for years. I am posting this thread here, in hope to find a solution to a persisting problem i can't seem to get rid of. I have been with a screen "problem" on my new Macbook pro 2019 (catlina) and on my...
  14. MentalFabric

    Notification spam – malware?

    A less techie family member keeps getting these notifications so I removed them in System Preferences but they've re-appeared. I think I also removed a browser extension first time around. I don't see any strange startup items or processes eating CPU. The Mac is running Sophos Antivirus...
  15. carcarano

    Linux Computer Black Screen

    Hi everyone. I have a Linux computer running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and I was loving it a lot. So one day about two weeks ago, I logged in to my computer so I could check my MacRumors Forums, just like I do everyday, and I logged in to my computer. After the usual loading symbol, I waited for it to...
  16. JohnEmmett


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  17. Bluevioletsky

    All Devices Strange download pop-up (index.html). Bug or Malware?

    Hello everyone, Since updating to 13.3.1 (a few days ago), on some websites (including this one) I get a download pop-up that asks me if I want to download “index.html”. I switched from Safari to Chrome and noticed the same thing happens. The pop-up occurs so frequently, on both my IPhone XR...
  18. Azamato

    I think I have malware.. but nothing seems to help

    Hey guys I got the Macbook Pro 13 from late 2015 and I love it since it's perfect for my studies. Yesterday I was grinding my studies as usual since it's exam period and as I was typing in Word a weird message came up saying mmy computer is running low on memory but it looked really weird and...
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    Uninstall Avast completely? (malware?)

    Today suddenly an app called 'Avast' turned itself on. I did not voluntarily install it - it appears to have made its way onto my system somehow mysteriously last month, from the date I could see of when it was created on my system. It had an uninstall function but that asked me for my...
  20. IDMah

    Resolved Safari and VPN choking on is Spyware?

    Hi all. Just one of those irritants, I can't get on the site because won't allow my vpn past it. Windows user consider this a sign of spyware. But I can't find an extension or anything else. All works fine in firefox but safari nada. Just...