I had this app that popped up saying something about my browser is heavily damaged due to （6） viruses after that I looked up some info on my iPhone. They said it was probably just something to advertise something. But I have no idea if Im being paranoid. I just got a new phone, and ever since that pop up my battery has been draining faster. Is there any way to stop this from happening? Do you think this is the result of malware on the phone? This keeps happening to me and I’ve tried cleaning my phone with various anti-virus apps but it’s still popping up. How do I remove it completely?
Is the Fake Alert Dangerous for my Phone? How did it comes up?
“Your browser is heavily damaged due to （6） viruses” Fake Alert is frequently mentioned by many Android and Apple users. It is reported that the Android phone or tablet, iPhone and iPad would be locked suddenly. It intrude into the system and damage your battery and sent the steps to ask you remove the virus. Infect it is a scam message. In addition, users are asked for paying an amount of fine if there is a will to unlock the infected device. Therefore, people may think that the phone or tablet is attacked by (6) virus fake alert or other similar ransomware. They are all cyber malware, which are designed by online criminals to cause troubles and make illegal profits from innocent mobile phone users. If there is an emergency like this, victims should not think much about it. The virus claims that your device is 28.1% damaged and your phone’s SIM card, contacts, photos, data, applications, etc. will be damaged or corrupted. Is it true? I would say, the virus itself will not cause such damages. But that does not mean your device or data is safe without complete removal of the virus. It is those malicious apps that may have managed to sneak into your system via this virus will result in these damages. It is probably true in the cases where the victims have followed the instructions provided by the virus to repair the phone. Do not follow the instructions if you see the virus message on your phone, because even if you pay the cyber criminals you will not regain access to your device. Or you cannot pay any money for unlocking. What you must do is to search for technical instructions or ask for professional advice to remove this fake on attacked Android phone or tablet as soon as possible.
There are many ways for cyber hackers to spread this warning virus to innocent people. It is comes to you unconsciously when you click some links on the website, opened unknown e-mail attachments, or download unknown “free” software and so on. Freeware download websites encourage users to use small download programs (called ‘installers’, ‘download managers’, ‘download tools’, ‘download clients’, and so on) to download the chosen software. Download apps supposedly ease the download process. However, they offer installation of third party applications with the chosen software. When you download some documents or apps which you are interesting, this virus program will also be attached to download, and run as document application. There are also set up that contain the hijacker and users are directed to those sites from links within email messages that are sent out. Some of the emails will not contain the link, but they will instead have an attachment that they will be asked to click on. Once the virus goes into the target device, it may be trying to hijack your android and lock your apps began to generate advertising revenue. We strongly recommend that you don’t do that above behavior, because they are likely to be false. No matter whatever how you get the virus, it is necessary to remove it from your computer before the arrival of more dangerous.
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Never Become the Victims of this Fake Alert
Although this virus page seems to be legitimate, it is 100% fake. It even uses web cam control to make users panic and make them to pay for the ransom wrongly. If your safari is infected, your camera may turn on automatically. It makes you into thinking your picture has been taken and sent to Hacker, or Hacker is now watching what you are doing. The fake warning will lock your device forever and block you from doing anything. As mentioned above, we can see how this scam works to deceive innocent users. It is good at using scare tactic to extract money from victims. Hence, users must get rid of this scam from the safari as soon as possible.
Manually Removal Guides
Step 1: Put your Android device into safe mode. This prevents any third-party apps running, including any malware.
There are too many brands of android devices in the world, so the way to get the safe mode can be various. We will only take a group of them as examples, if you can’t follow the tips to get the same mode on your device, please go online to find the right way to access the safe mode as the safe mode is premise to remove this infection from your device. (If these doesn’t work for your device then you should Google ‘How to put [your model name] into Safe mode’ and follow the instructions. When in Safe mode you’ll see ‘Safe mode’ at the bottom left of the screen.):
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, and the virus still keep on your phone and talblet.
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). In most cases, this is all you need to do to remove the virus, but occasionally you might find the Uninstall button is greyed out. This is because the virus has given itself Device administrator status.
Step 3: With the virus now off your Android phone or tablet, all you need to is restart the device to take it out of Safe mode. Now that it’s working correctly it’s a good time to back up whatever important data you have stored on the device.
The Virus is upgraded by hackers to target more and more iPhone or iPad or other Mac OS X system product to get more illegal profits. Now it can hide Safari and make victims believe that Safari has really been deleted. 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 malware will easily spread online and hits Apple iOS device. To safely deal with the Scam from iPhone/iPad, you are recommended to Contact an Expert .
“Your browser is heavily damaged due to （6） viruses” Fake Alert is not merely can carry out a lot of malicious pop-ups to the infectious web browsers but also can entice in frustrating rogueware for malicious benefit-making, even stealing sensitive information for illegal online activities.The main goal of this scam is to trick money from a targeting machine. The longer the virus stays on the infectious device, the more serious damage you have to suffer from. Therefore, to reduce the malware damage to the minimum, it is highly recommended of you getting rid of any potentially unwanted programs from the infectious device as quick as possible.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 7, 2017 5:34 am