Hi, I have received a worrying notice on my ipad saying “Your device has been locked for illegal pornography, Send email to [email protected] for unlocking’. I’m really worried that its a virus and I don’t know how to get rid of it?

[email protected] Virus Lock iPhone/iPad – What To Do?

[email protected] Virus may block your browser and tell you that you have visited illegal website, watch pornography with pedophilia, rape and zoophilia. When you are redirected to this malicious websites, a javascript will display a bogus notification that pretends to be from an official law enforcement agency and states that your browser has been blocked due to it being involved with the distribution of pornographic material, SPAM and copyrighted content. The malicious website will lock you out of your Safari web browser, so whenever you’ll try to navigate to a webpage, it will display instead a lock screen asking you to pay a non-existing fine of $100 to $500 in the form of an MoneyPak, Ukash, Paysafecard or MoneyGram Xpress voucher. The malware’s authors prefer these payment services because transactions made through them cannot be reversed and are hard to trace.

The virus managed to slither its way in, and the page is your first clue. Take it as a warning. That’s exactly what it is. It’s a big, bright sign that should urge you into action. As soon as you spot it, act! Accept there’s a hijacker on your system. Do your best to find its exact hiding place? As soon as you do, delete it on discovery. Hijackers don’t make good company. They make a mess. One that grows with time. One that evolves in severity. What begins as redirects to [email protected] Virus warning page when you open the safari, may end with your privacy exposed. So, ask yourself. Are you willing to allow that? Or, would you rather be on the safe side, and avoid the risks that follow a hijacker? Do yourself a favor, and pick the latter. Locate and remove the cyber threat ASAP. It’s not one, you should trifle with. You’ll regret it if you do.

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Similar Screenshot of This Virus on iPhone/iPad

How did I have this virus on my iPhone/iPad?

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.

Manually Remove This Virus on iPhone/iPad

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.

1. Once you see [email protected] Virus Warning message on your iPhone or iPad, please get this ransomware off your iPhone/iPad manually.

2. The 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.

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 Scam from iPhone/iPad, you are recommended to Contact an Expert .


This [email protected] pop-up or Police notification is a scam, and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious website might generate. Under no circumstance should you send an $100- $500 MoneyPak or MoneyGram Xpress voucher to these cyber criminals, and if you have, you can should request a refund, stating that you are the victim of a computer virus and scam. It is easy for cyber hackers to [email protected] Virus from the Internet. Once your iPhone or iPad gets infected with the virus, you will not be able to go online anymore as this scam message can always come out. It claims that you have violated the laws which need to pay a fine to avoid further jail punishment. Don’t be fooled by this virus. Paying the so-called fine will not help you solve this problem. It is a scam virus rather than a real message from the police. If you want to get rid of this scam message, what you have to do is to remove the virus from your device completely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide to get out of this virus that mentioned above, a quite level of knowledge is needed. Please make sure you are capable of dealing with this. If not, please Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 14, 2017 6:11 am

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