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Question: Apple detected virus?

Hello everyone:


I have a very serious dilemma and I want to know if any of you have the same or similar situation and what I should do in terms of this.

Every time I open a new tab to search anything, pop-ups show on my computer screen about updating my flash player; to my Mcaffe software is out of date; to a virus found on a site from Apple saying I have at least a certain amount of time to download their software, if I don't then they will disable my computer. Should I believe the last example and what should I do about it?

Short summary short, I am a Youtuber, local DJ, and as well as comic book creator and I'm very concerned about my files on my computer and how people are spying on my files as told by what it seems to be Apple. I am attaching screenshots of my computer screen to show what it says.User uploaded fileUser uploaded file

What should I do?

MacBook Pro, OS X Yosemite (10.10.5)

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Mar 16, 2018 8:40 AM in response to Slastar91 In response to Slastar91

Nothing. It's all a scam trying to flog that app. No website can tell what is on your computer.


It has nothing to do with Apple.


Download Malwarebytes from here:


Malwarebytes | Free Cyber Security & Anti-Malware Software


The free version will get rid of the Junk for you.

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Mar 16, 2018 8:43 AM in response to Slastar91 In response to Slastar91

What you've got appears to be adware popups and/or malware. The pop ups are not from Apple (they do not use this type of notification). You can download and run this app which will point out anything that might be causing this behavior; when done, please copy/paste it in a reply here:


http://etrecheck.com


And, to get rid of adware/malware, you may then want to run malwarebytes.

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