Possible Malware? "Facebook People Search App" window on my Mac

Discussion in 'Apple' started by EricSchulz, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. EricSchulz

    EricSchulz Producer

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    I tried doing an address search for a relative and a window popped up "behind" my Safari screen for this ad:


    "Try our Facebook People Search App...Who's Friending You? Find Out>" (there's more text, but you get the idea.

    The top line of the window says "People Search & Background Check" (where this window says "New Thread in Apple and Macintosh")


    I have my pop-up blocker enabled and I am afraid to "close" the window using the "red" icon.


    I have tried force-closing Safari and shutting down my Mac. It seems to go away until I click on the Safari icon and it automatically pops up again. Tried searching for info here and on Apple's support site and found nothing. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Sam Posten

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    Not familiar with that one, good luck! More importantly, what site were you going to when you got it? Tell THEM!
     

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