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Question: suspicious malware pop-up on Safari- is it a scam?

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Mar 9, 2018 10:18 AM in response to heldav In response to heldav

Yes. A message warning of malware in an iOS or Mac OS X web browser will only be legitimate if it's in response to a file being manually uploaded to a website; they cannot scan the devices, but can scan files which were uploaded to them(it's done on the server.)


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Mar 9, 2018 10:18 AM in response to heldav In response to heldav

Yes. A message warning of malware in an iOS or Mac OS X web browser will only be legitimate if it's in response to a file being manually uploaded to a website; they cannot scan the devices, but can scan files which were uploaded to them(it's done on the server.)


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Question: suspicious malware pop-up on Safari- is it a scam?