Hijack this for Mac

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by hahaha, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. hahaha macrumors newbie

    Aug 5, 2008
    Are there such things as Hijackthis programs for mac computers?
  2. KoolStar macrumors demi-god


    Oct 16, 2006
    There would not be such a reason so much on mac for this type of software, due to the fact that OS X does not rune on a registry type system. All applications have preferences and for any of the preferences to be modified you would have to authenticate the action.
  3. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Aug 13, 2006
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    Yeah, there's pretty much no need for something that involves the word "registry" on a Mac.
  4. cathysfiddle macrumors newbie

    Dec 1, 2008
    hijacked on a mac

    I don't understand the inner workings stuff, but all the contacts on my yahoo mail account got contacted by someone and then they got deleted. Was that a problem that was the result of malware I have on my Mac? If so, how to I get rid of it?
  5. Nykwil macrumors 65816


    Nov 5, 2002
    Boston, MA
    malware on a mac?

    unless u agreed to a program to install something and entering a user password i find that unlikely. Sounds like sumone signed onto a yahoo account with a saved password and just deleted the account just to be a jerk.

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