Clicked spam link on iPhone - need to worry?

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by bgrace, May 27, 2015.

  1. bgrace macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2008
    In a moment of stupidity, I clicked on a link in an email that was sent from a friend's account. I now know that account was compromised. The link opened Safari then redirected to a random app in the App Store. Should I be concerned about malware, etc. on my iPhone due to clicking the link?
  2. GGJstudios, May 27, 2015
    Last edited: May 27, 2015

    GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    There is no malware in the wild that can affect unjailbroken iOS devices. Clicking a link isn't going to infect your iPhone.
  3. redheeler macrumors 604


    Oct 17, 2014
    Nothing to worry about, it's just a simple redirect caused by a link to an app in the App Store
  4. bgrace thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 1, 2008
  5. EthanLMT macrumors regular


    Jan 22, 2015

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