Trojans or Spyware

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by haermeya, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. haermeya
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    I know apple claim that It's software is immune to spyware, but I have a problem with Safari on iPad2 which seems to have carried over with the migration from iPad1 where if I visit certains sites (legitimate news sites I have visited for years) they, after a few seconds redirect me to other sites for videos, gambling and porn. I also find that when in go back to the previous page of these newspaper sites they redirect me to yesterday's edition. i have to re-enter them afresh to get today's edition.

    Does any one have an explanation, or even a solution, please?
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    I have yet to see any viruses on the iPad. Not to say it won't happen and not to say it has not happened.

    Try this:

    Hold the power button and the home button down at the same time until you see the Apple logo. Approx 10 seconds. Let the ipad reboot.

    Let us know how this works for you!
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    Also, go into Settings > Safari > and clear Cookies and Data. See if that helps.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - Discussion Forum for IPad Users. It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF

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