How to remove data virus

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  1. jaro47

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    Since an hour my safari has been blocked by the data virus.
    I have to pay money to unblock.
    Please sent my a guideline how to remove it from my iPad
    Tenks...
     
  2. Brian 244

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    There is no data virus that can affect iOS. Its just a scam, Go to Settings-> Safari-> Clear History and Website Data. then restart your ipad.
     
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    You might have to put the iPad in airplane mode before clearing history and website data.
     
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  4. giradman

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    Hi Tenks - you've already received excellent comments concerning your issue, which is often called 'browser hijacking', 'ransomware', 'shareware', etc., and NOT a virus.

    Below is a quote that I often leave on the Mac-Forums for the same purpose, i.e. ransomware on an Apple computer - the first 5 items would also apply to Safari on an iPad - Dave :)

     

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