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I’ve been seeing this annoyance frequently of late: “Your phone has been compromised”, or something similar to that. On, sad to say, oann.com, a conservative news site.

Clicking the “X”, the usual “dismiss” symbol, has no good effect. The only way I’ve found to kill the pop-up is to close the page in my Safari browser. Then I have to relaunch oann.com, then reposition it to my preferred location among the other Safari pages. Grrr.



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It's their advertisers. You can't do a ton about and the site has limited control as they don't pick individual advertisers.
 
Posts: 2003 | Location: New Hampshire | Registered: February 25, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Just because you can,
doesn't mean you should
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Stay off those sites and be sure your Apple software/firmware is up to date.
I had that problem a few years ago but not recently so I guess Apple figured out how to stop it, for now.
 
Posts: 5178 | Location: North GA | Registered: August 22, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Try AdBlock. I don't recall if it's free or a paid app, but it eliminated most of the pop up ads on my iPhone.


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