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 url and downloaded/installed...which I immediately regretted as it became quite clear this is a malware/trojan/virus.

So far it has:

  • added this icon to my firefox:

enter image description here

  • It also has opened 2 drives under the devices section in finder:
    • skypEmoticons
    • maccaptain

I found windows removal advice for windows, but not for mac.

But, nothing for mac - was hoping somebody had a solution :)


Dang. Sorry to hear about the hassle.

You may get some mileage out of ClamXav from the malware/antivirus side:


Additionally, you may want to run AdwareMedic to search out and remove any adware that may additionally have been deposited:


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