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everything appears to be "hacked" - suggestions needed


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#1 coleface

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:34 PM

I'm brand new here and not a techie also please bare with me, but I am desperate for suggestions. About a month ago, my iPhone appeared to be hacked (I know apple supporters- not possible, I'm not saying it was, I'm saying it appeared that way). Camera snd facetime randomly turned on, passwords were changed, texts wrre answeted by numbers I didnt know, numbers were messed with etc. Strange withdraws made from my bank acct, good times all around. Then my computer was nailed and everyone yelled icloud hack/ apple ID. was stolen. I'd buy that except the computer manufacturer swore tge laptop was infected with 30 viruses while my internet provider claimed it was clean. I changed all providers (which cost because I broke contracts ( and bought all new equipment... yes, brand new nexus and kindle were sent to recycling out of frustration), new online accounts were opened and I still have problens with the new technology. I have never had a problem with technology or equipment before and I like it so it's not like it's my first day on social media and using email. Any suggestions? I have spent so much money trying to rectify this and I'm getting nowhere.

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Posted 16 June 2013 - 01:30 PM

Greetings coleface and :welcome: to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.

My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.

If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that. :thumbup2:

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Thank you for your patience thus far. The only thing I can help you with in this forum is your computer. If you believe your computer is infected please describe the symptoms and run the following program for me.

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Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) in Normal or Safe Mode

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#3 Oh My!

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:52 AM

Greetings,

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It has been more than 3 days since my last post.
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Posted 22 June 2013 - 10:09 PM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days.

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