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pdf virus or malware on mac?

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#1 chekov1974


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Posted 06 April 2013 - 10:17 AM

Hi I am wondering if I downloaded a pdf virus on a mac.


So, I downloaded a pdf and when I opened the pdf file on my Mac, I saw Chinese characters on the tope of the window that should name the pdf file on my mac's Preview program.  I did not see Chinese characters anywhere in the body content of the pdf file itself.


I thought that was odd, and I also found it odd that along with the pdf file, a folder was downloaded onto my computer which had same name of pdf file.  So, in summary I saw these two items downloaded onto my mac:


File        Example.pdf

Folder    Example_files


And inside the downloaded folder "Example_files", there were the following files:








Please help.  Did I download a virus or some kind of malware? 


Thank you.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 06 April 2013 - 11:09 AM.
Moved to AII. ~ OB

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