Hi! My friend has just received a message come on screen saying “your device has been locked for illegal pornography. Send email to [email protected] for unlocking”. He did not go on anything, but his friend used the phone and came across something by accident. Is this real or just a scam?!! Now the internet safari won’t work. We can’t do anything on Safari now. How do we remove this disgusting webpage and fix Safari? It is an iPhone 6. Please help!!!
Get Locked by “Send email to [email protected]” Virus – What to do?
When your phone or other devices get infected by this virus, you will not be able to use the browser. It could lock you out of the browser and can do nothing. As recent survey, this virus usually infects Apple devices like iPhone or iPad and it generally blocks Safari. It always tells the victims that their devices have been locked for illegal pornography. However, the device actually has got locked by the virus. This virus also tells victims to send email to [email protected] to unlock their devices. Please note that don’t send email to it and you should remove it immediately. After you send the email to [email protected], the hacker will be capable of getting your email account and we are not sure that if they could hack your email also and do something bad or get your personal data through your email. And if you did send an email to the virus, you won’t get your device unlocked, you will get nothing. Again, please don’t send email to the virus and get it off your device manually.
This “Send email to [email protected]” Virus don’t like other scam virus that asking the victim to pay a big fine, but it is a malicious virus that could block the internet and claim that sending email to [email protected] could help to unlock the device. If you don’t remove this virus from your device manually and completely, it will always stay in your device and lock you out of the internet. This “Send email to [email protected]” Virus usually targets people who are in England. And there is a similar virus targets people who are in US, it is called [email protected] virus (see its picture below). This virus also tells victim their devices have been locked for illegal pornography. Send email to [email protected] for unlocking. It could be created by the same hacker. No matter which virus you got on your device, you should immediately find an effective way to remove it from your device.
Image for this harmful virus
Similar screenshot of this disgusting virus
Main Traits of “Send email to [email protected]” Virus on iPhone or iPad
1. It is designed to lock iPhone or iPad and asks you to send email to the virus to unlock your device. In fact, it is just a big scam.
2. It locks your Apple device, claiming that your device has been locked for illegal pornography.
3. As soon as this virus targets your Apple device, it totally blocks your access to the Internet and prevents you from doing anything there.
4. It allows cyber criminals to remotely access your Apple device iPhone/iPad for stealing your personal information and other sensitive information.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your iPhone or iPad, then your device must be suffered with a malware infection(which can be this “Send email to [email protected]” Virus, Department of Justice Virus, Ukash Paysafecard Virus, FBI warning notice virus, Australian Federal Police virus and RCMP Ukash virus etc.) that blocks your access to your device. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for device literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this “Send email to [email protected]” Virus from iPhone or iPad? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts, we are here to help you:
Stop and Remove “Send email to [email protected]” Virus Screen on iPhone/iPad Immediately
I was on a porn site & was exiting the application (on my iPad) & this message came up “send email to [email protected]” I was not watching illegal porn. How can I remove it?
My device has been locked for “illegal pornography” – to unlock they are saying to email [email protected], which I’m not going to do. Can you help to unlock my advice?
Hello. I have a message on my browser saying ‘Your device is blocked for illegal pornography, send email to [email protected] for unlocking. How do I get rid of it?
There are many victims come and ask for help to remove this virus. Surely once your device got locked by this virus, you should figure out a way to get rid of it immediately.
1. “Send email to [email protected]” Virus will pop up and lock your iPhone/iPad, you could get this virus by visiting a phishing site, opening a junk e-mail attachment, clicking on an unknown link or downloading an application from an unsafe source, especially after you jailbreak your device.
2. Once you see “Send email to [email protected]” Virus message on your iPhone or iPad, please get this ransomware off your iPhone/iPad manually.
3. Currently no app is able to detect or remove this malware scam, even for preventing the virus from attacking the mobile device again.
4. Manual removal process requires sufficient expertise. To safely deal with the Mandiant USA Cyber Security Scam from iPhone/iPad, you are recommended to Contact an Expert .
Once your safari gets infected by this “Send email to [email protected]” Virus, you should pay attention to it and get rid of it as soon as possible. When your safari gets infected, you will be unable to use it to surf on the Internet. You will always be blocked on this virus webpage. In addition, this is a fake virus and please don’t follow its guide to send email as we don’t know if it can hack your email and get your personal data. It usually infects Apple device and we believe that it will also infect android devices soon. This virus could get to your device if you visit some unsafe websites, click on some pop up ads and download unknown programs. No matter when you surf on the Internet, please be careful and do not visit some unsafe websites or download any unknown programs. Once you see this “Send email to [email protected]” Virus appears on your device, please get rid of it without any hesitate.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 9, 2016 4:50 am