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09-03-2016, 12:30 AM
I had downloaded a PDF file and was viewing it when a pop message said my iPad had been hacked and my phone may be also.
Click ok to fix.
I don't remember exactly what it said now!
I was so surprised!!!
I quickly turned power off totally on iPad and iPhone.

Now am back on iPad.
How can I check if this was a valid hack?
How can I fix it?

09-03-2016, 12:40 AM
Am back. Discovered the site I was on was reported as a phishing site and tries to get info from you.

I am usually very cautious with giving out info and hope I did right thing by closing out site
I deleted the web site and the PDFs document put in trash and securely deleted.

Is there anything else I should do?

Mayb delete cookies but not sure how to do that on Mac...

09-03-2016, 12:45 AM
Back again. I logged on my MacBook and found delete cookie option in safari preferences.

If anyone can think of anything else I should check or clean up, please let me know


09-03-2016, 02:45 AM
You did the right thing. These "warnings" can be safely ignored. Looks like you're back in control now. Clearing website data is pretty well all you need to do.