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{facepalm} I downloaded malware called extended icons from skype - removal?

Ok, so ya big facepalm here. I got this as a skype message: "Your skype does not support extended icons. Please download the extension here: " (skypemoticonscomplete dot com) And then went to the ...
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Rogue calendar event

I have just had a mysterious thing happen: a calendar event has appeared out of nowhere. At more or less the same time I received a similar email: Now I am used to email spam, but how on earth ...
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Why Is Mac Malware Less Frequent Than On Windows Systems? [closed]

Whenever I ask friends, colleagues and acquaintances why they have bought an Apple Mac and switched from Windows, nine times out of ten the response I receive is: "Macs don't get viruses" Is it true ...
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What is writing to Disk causing eventual Beach-ball-of-death

What is running my machine down? This is iotop output...I still can't tell what is driving my system to a halt. Command+i on the SSD shows my "used space" slowly changing. It does this for about an ...
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Is it possible to download a virus via iPad safari browser?

I understand that PDF reader in iPad can be a security loophole for virus to get through; but beyond that, how easy ( or hard, or even possible ) is for a virus to sneak through iPad safari browser? ...