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Tech experts say there are some ways to defend against the fake prizes messages, besides simply not clicking on them.
"A forced redirect is when a person is surfing the web on a computer or mobile device and through no action of their own gets redirected to a different website according to the anti-malware company Confiant.For iOS users, Apple recommends always installing the latest updates and turning on the Block Pop-ups and Fraudulent Website Warning settings for Safari).This is not your iPhone, browser or even the website's publisher - it's spamy ads that hijack your browser through deep linking.We also know how to reset your mobile browser settings to make it go away.Click on, history, and then click, clear Browsing Data.Your behavior goes a long way toward ensuring you dont get hacked.As we do more and more of our life on our phones the scammers are migrating with us, security expert Steven.Mobile ads are booming in todays market.Safari for iOS: Launch the Settings app from the home screen of your iPhone or iPad.Scroll down and tap on Safari.Open Chrome, then tap on the triple dot menu.
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