How do i get rid of this trojan?
April 6, 2009 8:49 PM   Subscribe

How do i get rid of this trojan? I appear to have become infected with the MacCinema trojan, which I installed thinking it was a legitimate Flash update.

This thing redirects me every 5 mins as far as I can tell to a range of advertising sites. I've tried running sudo crontab -r, and I've looked through the library for Internet plugins (where in theory the little beastie is hiding), but can't find anything at all in that folder. Dammit!

OS X 10.4.11

posted by Wolof to Computers & Internet (3 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Have you seen this? I haven't run across this trojan (yet), but I've read about it here and there.
posted by rtha at 8:59 PM on April 6, 2009

Thank you, I have seen it (that's why I took the steps above). The damn thing is still here.
posted by Wolof at 9:04 PM on April 6, 2009

And this is what killed it.

Big props to Lord Crank!
posted by Wolof at 9:20 PM on April 6, 2009

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