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I left Charles (web proxy debugger) running and waited for the re-direct again. I found the site that is originating the request to sponsor.adverstitial.com, it is ad.cpmaxads.com. A request to that site goes out, then it brings back a lot of shady looking javascript/HTML mix with this in the middle: {var ...


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ls is not a command that opens the directory file itself and show it's contents. It uses dirent (Directory Entries) from the C library which is used by a lot of software like stat but also bash's parameter expansion. So the real question is then: Is it possible for malware to hide files from BSD/Darwin? No, you can't hide files from it's own system because ...


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Hidden files are hidden from ls unless you use the -a or -A flag: -A List all entries except for . and ... Always set for the super-user. -a Include directory entries whose names begin with a dot (.). Source: ls man page Therefore, files can be hidden by starting the filename with a . but ls will still show the file if it is run with -a or -A. Note ...


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I would head straight to sophos where they provide free virus and malware scanning software as well as removal tools. http://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/sophos-antivirus-for-mac-home-edition.aspx Their product is quite well vetted and used by enterprise and many organizational IT departments. Worst case, you could reboot your Mac into ...



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