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trying to find flashback on osx 10.14.6

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Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected with flashback. Using this terminal command,

defaults read /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info LSEnvironment,

I got this response:

{MallocNanoZone = 0;}

It should read:

The domain/default pair of (/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info, LSEnvironment) does not exist

I cannot find anything about this and was wondering if it indicates anything malicious. Anyone know about this? Thanks.

Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected with flashback. Using this terminal command, defaults read /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info LSEnvironment, I got this response: {MallocNanoZone = 0;} It should read: The domain/default pair of (/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/Info, LSEnvironment) does not exist I cannot find anything about this and was wondering if it indicates anything malicious. Anyone know about this? Thanks.

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jerib123 said

Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected . . .

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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jerib123 said

Hello everyone, Trying to find out if my Mac Mini has been infected . . .

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.