1. loulla's Avatar
    someone had full access to my iPhone and MacBook (with my iTunes account) and installed a spyware capable of having microphone and camera access as well as a key logger, screen sharing and location. I did a factory reset using a different computer and wiped/reinstalled macOS. Does using the same iCloud and iTunes account that I had before restoring make it possible for the spyware to be reinstalled? If so, how do I remove it without losing my data?
    02-11-2019 06:46 AM
  2. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    Well the first thing I would do is change my password on my Apple account and set up two-factor authentication, if you haven't already.

    Yes, the same data will be reinstalled to your devices if a backup was done after the "bug" was installed. If you have a known good backup before this happened, then I would suggest restoring from that known good backup. Otherwise you will need to reset and set up as a new device.

    And just an FYI, you will have to jump through a few small hoops to prove you are the owner of these devices during this process.
    Annie_8plus likes this.
    02-11-2019 06:54 AM

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