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BobJas
06-04-2017, 08:21 PM
Is it possible to be infected by just clicking on link and opening web page?

I don't have any real time scanners and use only Malwarebytes.



1) Could I be infected just by browsing something and not agreeing to any installation?

2) I heard there is no Mac malware that would install itself when just visiting websites. Is that true?

harryb2448
06-04-2017, 08:57 PM
1. No.

2. No. Malware will be attracted ~ Geinio or however it is spelt is one.

Keep using Malwarebytes for Mac every week or two.

AdBlock Plus and Ghostery are recommended here often.

pm-r
06-05-2017, 12:18 AM
Hmmm…??? It seems a fellow by the name of Wallius asked almost the exact same question about four hours ago and got some varying answers:
https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/202196-about-visting-potentially-infected-pages/

Some of the answers makes one wonder why Apple keeps installing x-protect update files to most all users, some of which is apparently to provide a heads-up warning prior to one about to visit certain sites.

http://www.thesafemac.com/tag/xprotect/






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