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Audio Spam

by Robert Polk / August 5, 2009 3:25 AM PDT

I've been getting some spurious audio messages. One says I have won a WalMart card. I've searched my HD high and low for any audio files .
These messages keep repeating.
Old Bob

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Infection can cause that.
by Donna Buenaventura / August 5, 2009 3:48 AM PDT
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Other people heard that too:
http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=169257
http://www.macusersforum.com/mac-security/mysterious-audio-spyware-virus-mac-t1055.html

If you don't have MBAM and SAS yet, please try to scan using the tools:

SUPERAntispyware (SAS) http://download.cnet.com/SuperAntiSpyware-Free-Edition/3000-8022_4-10523889.html

Malwarebytes Antimalware (MBAM) http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

You might want to clean also the temporary internet files using CCleaner: http://www.ccleaner.com/download/builds
(choose the slim, no toolbar installer if you don't have CCleaner yet)

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by Donna Buenaventura / August 12, 2009 2:28 PM PDT
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