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Clicked on fishy link and ran java, now what?

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#1 flyerr


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 12:32 PM

Hi everyone,

So being the dummy that I am, I clicked a fishy link and mindlessly ran java when prompted. Came to my senses very quickly and closed the page almost immediately, but doing a bit of research I'm almost sure the site was malicious/some sort of malware.


I'm running Mac OS X 10.8.3 with JRE and visited the site with Firefox 20. I havent noticed anything wrong with my computer so far but am just wondering what my chances of infection are and if theres anything I should do or be looking out for.

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#2 boopme


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 08:44 PM

Hello you need to update to the latest Java




Very rare you infecy a MAC..

Be sure your OS is also the latest.

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