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Can I get viruses from compiling C# code?

From compiling C# code manually with the compiler, it would take an exploit in the compiler to do more than produce object files and error messages... Not impossible, but not likely either. However, ...
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Unintended file downloaded. Am I likely to have gotten a virus?

It' hard to say anything in security with 100% surety, but if you didn't run it or open it, then you should be good. The reason I put the "100% sure" disclaimer is that, as this Kapersky ...
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Unintended file downloaded. Am I likely to have gotten a virus?

In general if you download a virus, for example on an exe windows file, you need to executed the file. The majority of the browsers ask you what you want to do with the file, and some of them even ...
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Can a device be remotely accessed without anything needed?

Is it possible to infect given machine using that information, without needing the user to install something themselves ... Additionally, can the malware run/spread/start by itself or is it ...
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