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Friday Morning Poll: Were You Affected By The Flashback Malware?

Poll: Flashback (21 member(s) have cast votes)

Were you affected by the Flashback malware?

  1. Yes I have taken action. (1 votes [4.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.55%

  2. Yes but I'm not worried. (1 votes [4.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.55%

  3. No I've checked and everything's fine. (18 votes [81.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 81.82%

  4. I'm not even going to check I know my Mac's safe. (2 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

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#1 User is offline   Dave Bullard 

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

Mac users had an unusually large scare this week when reports surfaced of a Flashback malware attack that was reported to have affected around 600,000 Macs.

Click here for details on the attack, how you can check if you were affected and what steps to take if you were.

And let us know what the results were!
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#2 User is offline   Ken Gracey 

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:43 PM

Checked mine, and its fine :D
Come on 20K




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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:26 PM

Mine is fine also after downloading the update from Mac and had a double check with Ken little link. No problems were found and all is fine.




View PostKen Gracey, on 13 April 2012 - 12:43 PM, said:

Checked mine, and its fine :D

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#4 User is offline   Some Random Bloke 

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 02:32 PM

Ran a check and both my systems were fine.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:11 PM

All fine here.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 04:20 PM

I would think that the websites used to infect were not the everyday websites we wholesome forumers would be visiting anyway ;) only a guess though

p.s. I was clean too hehehe
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 05:22 PM

Check all of my Macs, Wife checked her's and check all of the work Macs... (20) all good! :)
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:16 PM

My guess would be the people that got infected, are like headman said, looking for free stoneware or searching torrents.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:00 PM

All fine here to
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:02 PM

Welcome to the forums Milton
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