Hi there, I am here for some help urgently. Just now I received a message asking a fine of £100 for my illegal activities like watching porn thing, but actually I didn’t do that. You can read the message here “Your Apple id and your mobile devices has been blocked for safety reasons if you let 24 hours pass without payment, your Apple id with all games, documents will be deleted and you will become the subject of criminal prosecutions without the right to pay the fine and the possibility of unlocking your Apple id expires!! Audio and video recordings in progress. Amount of fine is £100 l. You can settle your fine with paysafecard card voucher. Type your code and press OK”. Is this a scam and do you have any suggestion about removing it?
Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware Blocks Me out of Device? Should I Pay that £100?
Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware is a kind of ransomware which mainly targets Apple products like iPhone, iPad and iPod to extort people out of money. It usually display a fake message to take over the whole screen of iPhone or iPad and freezes the Internet browser like Goolge and Safari, and then you can’t access the Internet on your iPhone or iPad. This Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware usually says itself as such law enforcement agencies as FBI, NSA Cyber Police, US Marshals, Metropolitan British Police and Australian Federal Police to mislead Apple users. It claims that “Your AppleID and your Mobile Device has been blocked for safety reasons. If you let 24 hours pass without payment, your AppleID with all photos, music, movies, games, documents will be deleted and you will become the subject of criminal prosecution without the right to pay the fine and the possibility of unlocking your AppleID expires!! AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDING IN PROGRESS. Amount of Fine is £100 GBP. You can settle the fine with Paysafecard vouchers”. Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware also accuses you of viewing or storage or dissemination of banner pornography including child pornography, zoophilia and rape and so on, and also activities are violated some article of law. To make the message more genuine, this Apple ID Blocked malware shows where you live, your city and location and country even all your contacts. So when users see this blocker message, they will think it’s from real enforcement or cyber police station. And soon people will send £100 through Paysafecard or $ 500 via Paypal. But actually this Apple ID blocker warning alert is fake not from the real government department as it mentioned. In fact, even you don’t pay so-called penalty of £100 or $500, you will not be in trouble any lawsuit or put into jail for 5-8 years as what this ransomware says is deceptive.
To defraud people out of money is the goal for cyber criminal to distribute this Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware on the Internet. So what you find on this kind of warning alert message even though it seems genuine is their tricking tactic to defraud people. On this Apple ID blocked warning alert screen, you just can click on OK button offered by this malware, but it won’t help close the warning page at all. And the warning alert message won’t go away even though you restart your device many times. Even though you’ve submitted £100 or $500 as t required, your device is still blocked by this Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware screen there. Don’t be a fool. Real government department, law enforcement agency or police department will not send you such a warning notification message to alert you for your illegal actions and ask you to pay money as the penalty on the Internet. Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware is usually distributed via such media as spam email, junk links, malicious websites, popup ads, deals or product discount ads or apps. Usually if you visit some porn website or other hacked website, this Apple ID blocked malware will soon drop into your internet browser like Google or safari. Meanwhile, if you open spam email to read, you will easily get this kind of ransomware installed without your permission. Besides, please don’t click on any malicious links or pop-up ads that come out of nowhere on the web browser.
Screenshot of Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware on iPhone or iPad
If you see such Apple ID block warning message asking a fine of £100 pops up on your iPhone or iPad , your device should get infected with Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware, it will be hard for you to remove it with antivirus completely, because there is no perfect antivirus to kill threats on iPhone or iPad and also this ransomware malware is very tricky and can escape from security apps. In this case, removing it manually with sufficient expertise online is the best way for iphone, tablet or iPad users to completely eliminate it.
Main Symptoms of Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware on iPhone or iPad
1. It is designed to lock iPhone or iPad and asks you to pay for a fine of £100 or $500 dollars to unlock your device. In fact, it is just a big scam.
2. It locks your Apple device, claiming that you’ve violated the law of local office by visiting illegal information online.
3. As soon as this Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware 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 ransowmare, US Marshals crime malware, Mandiant USA Cyber Security 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.
Stop and Remove Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware on iPhone/iPad Immediately
I was trying to get on my internet on my phone and then Apple ID Blocked warning pop-up blocked my access to my internet on my iphone with something regarding pornography, how can I get the tab off of my internet viewing to continue using my internet? Apple ID Blocked Scam warning is upgraded by hackers to target more and more iPhone or iPad or other Mac OS X system product to get more illegal profits. We used to believe that Apple products with Mac OS X system is greatly immune to viruses and malware. However, since this version of virus is improved to attack iPhone/iPad, this Apple ID Blocked Scam virus will easily spread online and hits Apple iOS device.
1.Apple ID Blocked Scam warning infection will pop up and lock your iPhone/iPad you visit a phishing site, open a junk e-mail attachment, click on an unknown link or download an application from an unsafe source, especially after you jailbreak your device.
2.Once you see this data://(null) ransomware blocked warning 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 kind of Apple ID data://(null)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 Apple ID Blocked Scam Malware from iPhone/iPad, you are recommended to contact an expert online for further removal help.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 3, 2016 12:02 pm