iPhone and iPad viruses are here!
It was only a matter of time. People spend so much time on these devices,
hackers go where the people go.
Think about what they can find in your email. There is
certainly enough info flowing through there for someone to steal your identity.
The most recent was the Xsser. This was a link disguised as an app in Hong
Kong. It was sent to WhatsApp users
which is a super popular messaging app in Asia and it’s gaining quick adoption
here in the US.
The idea is for the hackers to gain your trust by sending
you a download for a specific, well known event. In Hong Kong is was for an organized
protest. In the US it could be for a big
football game or concert event or basically anything that sounds legit to the
person receiving the text message. The
user sees a download link on their phone saying "download link to follow the
big UFC fight on Saturday”…and they do.
Now the hackers have complete access to the phone!
If you find apps, that previously ran pristine, acting
weird. By weird, I mean freezing up,
crashing or other strange visuals. It is
possible that you have downloaded one of these IOS viruses. Now, don’t get crazy here! IOS viruses are still fairly rare but they
If you think you’ve been hacked.
1 Use iCloud to back up your
device and all personal data on it
2 Go to Settings > General
3 Tap "Erase All Content and
Settings” to clear all apps and data from the device
4 Restart your iOS
device and set it up again
5 Sign into iCloud when you set
up your iOS device and restore your backed up data
needed, download your apps again from the App Store
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