Hi,i need your help urgently. There is ransomware on my iPad mini. It is something saying “Cannot Open Page. Safari cannot open the page because the address is invalid.” It is really nasty and annoying. My Safari is completely blocked and i can’t use it to browser anything on the Internet. I can’t watch videos, view pictures, read articles at all on the internet. It accuses me of watching child porn or something like this and asks me to pay a fine. I have not done such things. I was reading an article on Facebook, and an ad popped up, i intended to click it out. This is all i have done. Is it real or just a scam? How can i get rid of it without paying the fine? Please help me!
“Cannot Open Page” Popup Description:
The “Cannot Open Page” popup is actually a scam virus that will cause lots of problems and inconveniences. It usually identify Safraris on iPad/iPhone as its targets. More than often, the virus will disguise itself as a powerful law enforcement agency to accuse the victims of viewing and distributing illegal pornography with the elements of child pornography and rape. The ultimate purppose of the virus like “Cannot Open Page” Popup is to steal money from the victims. So, it will at last end up asking the victims to pay a unreal fine of a certain amount to earn illegal incomes. In many cases, the victims ask if it is real authority or just a scam. Whether the accusation of watching porn is true or not. Here is the truth. In order to drive the victims to pay the imaginary fine as soon as possible, the virus claims to be a powerful law enforcement authority to threaten the victims into panic. While, Even though it is just a trick to fool victims into paying money, many users still hurry to make the payment because of being nervous at the sight of the virus. To make it look more like a real authority, the virus often steals name and logo of the agency to display together with a message. Many victims come to report that their Safaris on the iPad or iPhone is completely blocked to reach the Internet. They can’t stream videos, viewing photos and reading articles at all. This is the practical and direct inconveniences caused by the “Cannot Open Page” popup scam virus. To unblock the Safari, the virus will demand a fine of a certain amount. As a matter of fact, the Safari will stay blocked all the time even if the fine is paid by the victims. And the victims can unblock the Safari web browser at much lower cost. So, it is suggested not to pay any money as the virus says when you have the “Cannot Open Page” popup on your iPad/iPhone. The most important thing is to turn to an expert to get the virus removed completely. After removal, the Safari will be unblocked. Finally, the virus will ask for a fine paid by MoneyPak, Green Dot or Paysafecart to fix the problem. To select a prepaid card is an elaborate plan. With this payment methord, which is untraceable and irreversible, the cyber criminals will be able to protect themselves from be brought to justice.
How do You Get “Cannot Open Page” Popup Ransomware Virus on iPhone/iPad?
We used to think that Apple iOS gadgets were pretty immune to viruses and malware. Sadly, over the past year hackers have turned their attention to our mobile gear. Usually, the installation of “Cannot Open Page” popup virus can be completed in a short time and then it pops up immediately to lock your iphone or ipad without signs if you visit a phishing site, open a junk e-mail attachment, click on an unknown link or download an application from an unsafe source. You will be easily get infected by this virus after you jailbreak your device.
Possible Danger Caused By the Ransomware Virus Scam:
It will take control of your mobile phone rapidly once it is downloaded.
It will pretend itself as a legit warning and then ask for a ransom.
It will not allow you to change your phone settings or open Apple Store to download antivirus program.
It will not let you close Safari or Chrome except for inputting the demand Ukash, Paysafecard or Paypal code.
Important Things You Have To Know If Your iOS Device Has Been Blocked by the disccussed Virus:
1. “Cannot Open Page” popup can attack smartphones running with Android or Mac OS X system.
2. Don’t pay for anything or provide your personal information to this hoax, it won’t help lock out of the Ransomware Virus warning but just waste your money.
3. Currently antivirus app is not able to detect or remove this malware, and there is not an app can prevent the virus from attacking the mobile device again.
“Cannot Open Page” Popup Ransomware Virus Removal on Mac OS X System:
If your iPad/iPhone is blocked by the “Cannot Open Page” popup accusing you of watching porn and asking you to pay an unreal fine to fix the problem, it means your device is infected with a nasty and violent scam virus. After being infected with the “Cannot Open Page” popup virus, your Safari web browser will be blocked from accessing the internet again. Streaming videos, viewing photos and reading articles online will be all blocked. The virus will stick to your Safari all the time in an nasty way. No matter how many times you press the “OK” button, the “Cannot Open Page” popup will not disappear. Many victims try restarting the Safari or the iPad/iPhone to resolve the problem, but it turns out to be helpless. Even though it is just scam virus designed by the hackers with a purpose to steal money from the victims, some of them finally move to pay the unreal penalty in hope that the matter will be fix after payment because of being panic. Unfortunately, after paying the fine, the Safari is blocked all the time. And the money is irreversible. So, when you come across the “Cannot Open Page” popup scam virus, you should stay calm all the time. The most important thing you should do is to talk to an expert in this field and let them help remove the virus completely without causing any other critical errors. To completely get this off iPhone or iPad, you can contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on March 1, 2017 6:58 pm