Hi I have a problem with a Prism Crime Prosecution on my friend’s phone. He was trying to watch a movie (max Payne) and he clicked on an ad, and it started to download pornography and he is locked from his phone and stuck on the page. He also is charged 500 dollars. What do we do?
What is Prism Crime Prosecution Scam?
Prism Crime Prosecution Scam is a malicious ransomware which focus on cheating android users. You may get it from junk SMS, MMS, email attachments, free web site, download ring tones, Bluetooth, etc. It begins to install itself immediately after being picked up and changes the mobile application. And then locks the android device and displays a message that accuses the android user of violating laws and finally demands a payment for the violation. This kind of virus is called a ransomware, and hackers attempt to extort money from as many unsuspecting users as possible. The hackers demand that the payment must be transferred via Moneypak, and promise that once the payment is confirmed the computer will be unblocked. However, this is not true, as they have no intention to ever remove the block. But some android device users will follow the instruction to pay to hackers willingly to avoid being captured and safe their phone/tablet. As a matter of fact, this isn’t a message from the police, but rather a very sophisticated attempt to extort money from android device users by scaring them into sending money through a prepaid payment method.
Once Prism Crime Prosecution Scam log on your android device, it usually displays a large alert window which occupies the whole screen of your phone/tablet to claim that your device has been blocked due to suspicion of illegal content downloading and distribution. You are accused of distributing and sharing copyright material, sending spam email messages, and distributing pornographic material online. Generally, more specific articles will be listed on the blocking page to specify your violations. And it completely locks your phone/tablet and doesn’t allow you to do anything on it. Then in order to get your phone unlocked, it claims that you have to send the fine through Moneypak of $300 or more within a limited time. You must be very fear because they know your IP address, your name, and your location. But you have to know it is useless even you pay a fine on their scam screen. This approach does not unlock your phone, it is only bring you into a bigger money scam. Please think about it seriously, a real police department will ask you to pay a ransom online immediately rather than knock on your door first? And then take you to the police station to do record? Your phone just infected for virus not because you broke the law. In order to rescue your android device in a timely manner, you have to Prism Crime Prosecution Scam without hesitation.
Take a glimpse on Prism Crime Prosecution Scam:
The target of Prism Crime Prosecution Scam:
1. Attack provides service for android device, such as Internet content, tools, and services.
2. Attack the WAP server, make WAP android device users cannot accept normal information.
3. Attack and control “gateway” and send junk information to the Smartphone.
4. Locked the phone/tablet directly, then keep the cell phone can’t provide the service.
5. Destroy the application program on the phone, in order to keep software or game cannot run normally.
6. Steal private information and violation of privacy on the android device.
7. Blackmail you, and let you pay a fine to their account.
Warm prompt: Through the years’ development, we have realized that there is not a perfect anti-virus program can solve everything because many viruses are created and infected each day and it takes time for antispyware to make solutions for the latest viruses. Manual removal is the only effective way to get rid of the virus. Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing Prism Crime Prosecution Scam from your phone? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts, we are here to help you.
Prism Crime Prosecution Scam Manual Removal Guide on Android device
Step 1: Put your Android device into safe mode.
There are two ways to go into the safe mode:
1. Long-press the Power Off option and you’ll be asked if you want to reboot your Android device into safe mode. Tap the OK button.
2. Turn off your device, and then turn it on. When you see a logo appear during boot-up, hold down both the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons at the same time. Continue holding the two buttons until the device boots up with a Safe mode indicator at the bottom-left corner of its screen.
Note: You’ll only have access to the apps that came with your device in safe mode. Apps you’ve installed will be disabled and any widgets you’ve added to your home screens won’t be present.
Step 2: Remove suspicious file (the file is random change, In order to avoid mistakes damaging on your phone, please ask YooSecurity Online Experts for help).
Prism Crime Prosecution Scam is only a virus created by the cyber criminals. It insulting you illegal to watch classified as child pornographic materials, and you will be in prison if you don’t pay a ransom via Moneypak. You should not pay the ransom in any cases. Actually this ransomware is distributed all over the Internet. It is mostly caused by people clicking on malicious links, opening spam emails or downloading music and viewing legal pornography. If you are the victim of the virus, since paying the so-called fine won’t help you get rid of this Internet scam message blocking, manual removal is an effective solution for this. Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of tech skill. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the cellphone, please live chat with YooSecurity Expert now.
Published by James B. Gonzalez & last updated on September 13, 2016 7:02 am