Many people believe that iPhones are resistant to viruses. They do, but it’s a very unlikely occurrence. You may be correct if you thought your iPhone is tainted with a virus, but it’s more likely that you’re seeing a misbehaving programme that’s trying to persuade you that iOS is infected so it can redirect you to a shady URL or website on the App Store for a ‘fix.’
If you’ve jailbroken your iPad, one of the best things about owning one is the near-zero risk of it being infected with a virus. There is currently no malware that specifically targets iPads, so you’re protected from major problems; however, there are still some things to be aware of.
A sudden increase in your data use is a common symptom of a problem with your computer and other gadgets. Pop-ups that won’t go away or freezes the iPad are also possible. Rapid battery drain is another popular warning sign. In technical terms, a virus is a piece of code that integrates itself into another program, while a worm is a standalone program; both attempts to spread through hijacking messaging applications or by social engineering.
If your iPhone or tablet is behaving oddly, likely, it’s not a virus at all. You may have got a faulty app on your hands.
Do you get ads on your phone all the time? Is the App Store redirected by Safari? If this is the case, you might have been compromised by a hacker. That’s good news, believe it or not: uninstalling an app is easy.
Keep track of any problems that arise when using your iPad.
If you’ve narrowed your problems down to an app, see if there’s a new version available in the App Store. You can also look at recent user feedback to see if someone else is having the same problems you are. You may be able to download a new version from the developer, or the version you’re using now is the result of a bug fix.
If updating fails, it’s time to uninstall the program. Depending on the situation,
Devices on hire are reset to factory settings with data deleted post every ipad rental. To learn more about data security for rented hardware please get in touch with your sales account manager