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


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#1 of 2 ONLINE   EricSchulz

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Posted December 31 2011 - 12:40 AM

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 of 2 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted December 31 2011 - 05:10 AM

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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