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Hi
hackers say they have put a trojan on my ipad how can I check, will it get rid of any virus if I clear history and website date? or do I reset back to factory settings? :dunno:
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install this (free version) https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/
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Thanks for that I'v tried to download but says not in GB for apple iPad
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I don't know much about Mac stuff, but there's a well known scam that uses pop ups to make you believe you have a virus, and to call a phone number to get it removed.
There's some Mac specific advice here by the look of it.
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8213319
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Its a scam, its very difficult to plant a virus on a ipad, go into settings, safari and clear your history and cookies (or cache)

the most common forms of this scam is it will reload every time you open a browser (safari) and it will not let you close it
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Have you had an email saying this is your email address and this is your password.
Send us 800 odd USD to a bitcoin address.
I've put a Trojan on your device.

If you have, do a Google search for the bitcoin number and you'll see your not the only one recently.

I've had two emails like that.

I just changed my password to make sure and ignored it. I've already got anti virus stuff installed.

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