So when the OS detects an .exe file, the Mac OS crashes. Interesting that the anti-virus program isn’t smart enough to realize this. I use Sophos and sometimes .exe files have downloaded but it never froze the system. Thanks costa.bas
Do you use kaspersky anti-virus kav? There was another post reporting the same issue as yours and after [...]
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JS/Redir-B – Viruses and Spyware – Threat Analyses – Threat Center – Sophos. I was stumbling today and I got this on a popular site. Sophos for Mac removed it easily. I have to say that Sophos has really paid for itself. It would be a bigger hassle to remove this m [...]
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I run an iMac Intel Core2 due with mac…: Apple Support Communities. This is another time where Intengo Virusbarrier causes problems on the mac. I use Sophos and love it and it has never caused an issue for me.
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Troj/JSRedir-DO – Viruses and Spyware – Threat Analyses – Threat Center – Sophos. I just got this virus when I was StumbleUponing sites. Interesting. SU has been the biggest source of malware for me.
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Nice writeup by Lex at Macworld. It seems that lately there has been more hacking interest in the Mac. I wonder why?
I have been using Sophos on my Mac and it has worked great. It has found a ton of viruses just surfing the web. Although I have to say that the most viruses I get are from using StumbleUpon. [...]