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Can I ask a general question here about malware?
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Already have left a post on the forums over at Apple but since we have a large diversity of members here who all want to help out a fellow man wanted to post my question/concern.

I have an Apple Music account 'family' setup with four members .. One of the members ( my granddaughter) was reported to have ordered a $24.99 movie from I-tunes which of course was charged to my credit card as I am the parent organizer .  She swears up and down why would she order a  $24.99 movie at 11:59 pm on a school night when she is sleeping?  , plus the movie  is 'Maleficent' which not only has she seen a number of times  but it is free on Netflicks .,  Plus her brand new 7 day old Mac Air Notebook should not be infected with any malware,  ( is apple even prone to Malware? )  . so Question is:    Would the malware or hack  or virus  be associated through her gmail account?  or maybe all of my I-tunes accounts with me as organizer but she was singled out?    Apple did give me a credit when I reported this to them.. so I am not upset  .,  BUT want to nip this in the bud now.. For the time being not knowing what to do  I have removed my granddaughter from the family sharing plan,, which is not fair to her ..  but promised her I would figure this out  and this post is the the first of my endeavors ..  any advice  or help from others ??
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Sometimes kids are not aware of the issues regarding passwords, open browsers, etc. Not saying anything personal, just in general. I used to be a teacher, and I saw kids sharing passwords, using another person's account (by accident) due to a browser left open, etc.

Are any of these scenarios possible?

At any rate, a simple change of passwords, and a gentle tutorial about open browsers might be in order.
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she also assured me that no one knows her passwords etc .. but I think changing her background to gmail might be ideal.. thanks
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Changing passwords is the way to go. Should be done on a regular basis.
Also MACs are subseptable to Malware.
I remeber a CBS doco on the Russian WInter Olympics where they took over a brand new unopened Macbook and phone.
Within 60secs of opening and joining the hotel wifi, they were infected.
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