Any malware?

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  1. UmaThurman macrumors regular

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    Hey, i'm a college student and i let one of my roomates share my computer (c2d mbp). Well i was deleting some mp3s and went into the trash, and i found a movie file, which was porn. YEAH, wtf right? Anyhow, after disinfecting this keyboard, i want to know if there is any malware he could've put on my comp from dling that crap? I wish he would've emptied the trash, i think not knowing would've been better I'm worried he went to some sketch site and got something bad on here, my passwords and stuff is saved on safari. So i don't know if it's possible other people could've got that info... :confused:
     
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    see what files were created or modified on that date,
     
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  4. Nitromaster macrumors 6502

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    does spotlight have some sort of filter by date or search by date? (i dont have a mac yet)
     
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    It's very very unlikely since there's not much, if any, Mac malware in the wild
     
  6. UmaThurman thread starter macrumors regular

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    okay, thanks y'all. But Appleinsider, is there any chance that my saved info would have gotten out? That's what i'm really worried about, stuff like my student login and social.
     
  7. theman5725 macrumors 6502

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    Mac Malware does not exist, to answer your question.
     
  8. UmaThurman thread starter macrumors regular

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    Okay, thanks y'all. So i guess there's no way anyone got my info? Anyways, i'm going to confront him later today and let him know that i found his crap. I think i'm not gonna let him use my computer anymore.
     
  9. Nitromaster macrumors 6502

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    Was he logged into the account with the passwords or an admin account? If not your info is perfectly safe.
     
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    Yeah, there is only one account. I think that's the admin? I've never set up any other one, so that's what's got me worried. I'm not too mad (well it's really f*in gross), but i'm just worried if someone on the website he went to could've gotten any of my saved info. I don't even know if that's possible, but it's got me worried.
     
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    okay, i won't worry about it then. Somehow he got on without it being in the history, i didn't see anything on there but there was something in the trash. So initially, my info leaking was a concern. Thanks for being helpful and reasurring!
     

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