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    unfamiliar login on facebook

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    unfamiliar login on facebook
    I went to facebook and noticed that Safari was already running -- I could have sworn I quit it before I left (and I put the mac on sleep) .. When I went to facebook I saw a strange email login address in the login bar. Has this sort of thing happened to anyone else and can you offer any explanations?

    Do I have some sort of virus and if so (and in any event) is there any software out there that can search for viruses in any application?

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    unfamiliar login on facebook
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    Usually this would mean that somebody used your computer to log into facebook. Does anybody in your house / office have access to your computer? Does it have a password on it? did you leave it where anybody could walk up to it? etc. If so, find out who's e-mail address that is and kindly ask them to ask permission before they use your computer again.
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    And no you do not have a virus or anything as there are none, and there will be a simple explanation. On AV and malware read this:-

    Mac OS X anti-virus software: More trouble than it's worth? | MacFixIt - CNET Reviews

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