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  1. #1
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    How to remove virus from Iphone

    Hi,

    I have recently Jail broken my iphone 3g. The problem is that my iphone has been infected with the virus, it has changed the wallpaper to a photo of Rick Astley and displays the message: "ikee is never gonna give you up". How to remove this virus from Apple Iphone. Please help me !!

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    Re: How to remove virus from Iphone

    This virus has spread to Australia, only affects the iPhone's unlocked or that have not changed their passwords by one by default, "alpine". Experts say it is evil. The creator of this virus is Ashley Towne, a student 21 years of Nee South Wales who has admitted having thrown the virus on its website Twitter. According assured, his intention is to open the debate on security in the IPhone's.

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    Re: How to remove virus from Iphone

    This is ikee, a worm to infect the iPhone changing the background image of the iPhone by the singer Rick Astley, 80's, the SSH daemon disables the device and displays the message "ikee is never going to give you up " According to Ashley Towns, the worm was developed to create awareness and thereby forcing users to change the default password of root. For now the worm is harmless but could be modified to do things like stealing information dangers.

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    Re: How to remove virus from Iphone

    To prevent infection it is necessary to change the default password for the root user and if possible disable the iPhone SSH connections. Finally, changing the root password as soon as possible. Apple will not do anything because you already said to Jailbreak is unsafe and illegal. SophosLabs is currently analyzing the worm's code and indicate that at least four variants have been written.

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    Re: How to remove virus from Iphone

    The virus itself is not malicious and is there to do harm, it is just for fun and to wake people up a bit," said ABC radio today the hacker, who uses the pseudonym Ashley Towns. The worm intrudes on the phones and they changed the wallpaper from a photo of singer Rick Astley, famous in the '80s. The hacker revealed that those affected can remove the worm changed the key input to the phone and deleting some files from the memory.

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    Re: How to remove virus from Iphone

    The virus can be easily removed by changing the password of the terminal and deleting some files, but publication of the complete source code of the malware and its variants allow the arrival of another type of malware that will not only illustrate to users with the image the author's favorite singer.

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