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Hi, my pc got infected with this "safefind" malware. I managed to remove it and clean my pc from it, and I notices it spread to chrome and internet explorer. After extensive cleaning a problem still persists is that when I close the browser so any case by clicking "x" and reopen it, it does not retain opened pages that i kept before closing and it runs as if i have the don't keep pages from last session is switched off. now the problem spread to chrome and ie too and i thought some kind of a windows problem until i synced my fire fox account to my Macbook and the problem popped up.

Any help would be appriciated. thank you.

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First, let's make sure the system is clean.

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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I used clean my mac, adware remover, and few other apps can't recall at the moment, same result.

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Modified by FredMcD

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Yeah I tried it. didn't work before. :/

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Would you please take a look at this :

http://macsecurity.net/view/124/


You've already run all those scans, but have you also done this :

Go to the 3-bar menu => Addons => Extensions and look for any unfamiliar or suspicious looking extensions, like e.g.:

SafeSearch Incognito SearchAssist Incognito

When you find any :   remove them.

Also look in : 3-bar menu (or 'Tools') => Options => Advanced => Network tab => Under : 'Offline Web Content and User Data'

However :   most malware will be 'hiding' somewhere , hence the malware scans.

Especially for Mac : https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/

Modified by Happy112