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Offline riempp

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URL:Mal virus on Mac?
« on: July 18, 2016, 12:30:02 AM »
Hi there,
today I got several warnings from my Avast Mac Security about a virus called "URL:Mal" on some websites. A complete scan on my Mac also traced some files that contain the virus, which I isolated to the virus container. Now I would like to know, if this virus is dangerous to Mac at all. Or does it only affect MS Windows systems?

Offline Milos

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Re: URL:Mal virus on Mac?
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2016, 02:34:51 PM »
Hello,
detection "URL:Mal" means that Avast webshield blocked some URL. In a shown alert you should see the blocked URL and process which tried to touch the URL. Without this info we can't say anything.

Milos