How do I get rid of malware on my phone?
Malware is typically delivered in the form of a link or file over email and requires the user to click on the link or open the file to execute the malware. Malware has actually been a threat to individuals and organizations since the early 1970s when the Creeper virus first appeared.
Does resetting an iPhone remove malware?
Increased data usage: If you notice a sudden spike in data usage, that could be a sign that malware is running background tasks on your device or transmitting information or background data from your phone. Remove the phone virus to help control your mobile data usage.
Can I scan my iPhone for malware?
No, you do not need to do a factory reset. Unlike what others have said, simply backing up the phone and then using the erase all content and settings command will erase any malware. You can then safely restore your backup since any malware will not restored onto the iPhone.
How do I check for malware on my iPhone?
Due to security restrictions on iOS, it is not possible for any app to scan the system or other apps for malware. Apps are not allowed those kinds of permissions, and for that reason, antivirus software on iOS is not possible. Malwarebytes for iOS does not - and cannot - scan the device for malware.