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HT4218 MAC OSX lion server virus or not?

921 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 26, 2012 8:07 AM by Brian Nesse RSS
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Jan 25, 2012 4:55 PM

According to Facebook my mac OSx Lion server has a virus or malware, what can I do to detect it, I run the antivirus and supposedley I don't have any malware or virus. I don't trust this so, what can I do to make sure I don't have anything?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)
  • Brian Nesse Level 4 Level 4 (2,750 points)
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    Jan 26, 2012 8:07 AM (in response to stefanopm)

    Facebook does not scan your computer for viruses. Whatever you are seeing is most likely a "scare ad" to convince you to buy someone's anti-virus software or to try and convince you to download their malware application to "fix" your problem.

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