Even though a Mac computer may be more resistant to large scale spyware attacks, your computer may be vulnerable to custom designed spyware. As an example, someone that wants to install a keylogger, they may be able to do so from a remote location. While you can mitigate this risk by being cautious in your online and offline behavior, it will still be of some help to know how to find hidden spyware.Making Use of Performance LogsIn most cases, spyware will only be installed in certain directories. Fortunately, you may be able to locate system logs that will reveal any changes made to file and file structures. This includes showing you files that were downloaded onto your computer. If you see names unrelated to things that you downloaded, you may want to investigate further.Testing for AntispywareYou may want to see if you can locate a custom program that will enable you to run any program, and then watch the output from it. This would give you a way to test files in order to find out if they try to send information over internet, as well as what they are trying to send. As may be expected, when you find… Read full this story
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