is it decent software anti malware for osx 10.5.8

I think there's malware on the iMac. It is a G5 with osx 10.5.6. I go down to drop windows in Safari, kind of randomly, who says that Safari cannot identify a particular site, and I want to go? I always click on leave. Tumblr or something as it is one of the sites - the other mentions adware, I think.

Does anyone know anti-malware that I can use with this iMac intel os and pre?

Thank you

You may need to consider TenFourFox browser because it is updated.

Safari is not. Four of the 10 Fox is a mozilla derived from generation customized for Mac PPC.

You can choose a different browser as system by default in Safari preferences

This is a way to bypass many of the problems with obsolete Safari. I've seen

is no evidence in any of my two Macs on the G4 (10.5.8) adware or malware running.

It is the TenFourFox for Mac PPC browser homepage; link to note G5 edition:

http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/

And if market 10.5.6 download the Combo update to 10.5.8 Leopard.

For Safari in Mac later, there are suggestions in the following article on adware

and this may seem like malware. I had no adware or malware in my

Macs PowerPC G4; There may be instructions in the manual on how to search for songs of

suspicious content in this support page. Avoid products such as AdwareMedic

or malwarebytes anti-malware for Mac because it works in later Macs intel who use OS X.

• Stop the pop-up ads and advertising on Safari - Apple Support

Phony 'technical support' / 'ransomware' popups and web pages

How to install adware - or avoid it.

Manual methods for malware, adware, performance problems can still be here:

http://www.thesafemac.com/tech-guides/

Good luck & happy computing!

{PS: this thread was transferred for vintage iMac PPC iMac Intel section by guest}

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