Hi here, I downloaded an app on my android tablet and a Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security message has locked the screen saying I violate the law and that it was porn. Also it tells that I have to pay 300$ in 24 hours. I was scared that I might be put into jail, so I have just paid 300$, but now my tablet is still the same, and the U.S.A. Cyber Security virus page is still there to block me to access my home screen. It is warning My table is blocked For viewing and storage of forbidden child porno and zoophilia. My eleven year old son was using my table at the time, just play his games on the internet. Now my table is locked up can you help me? I know I wan defrauded. How can I do now? I paid 300 dollar to virus but still unable to restore my tablet, can you give me some guides to deal with it? And what’s more, my daughter’s android tablet seems to be hacked and its totally blocked saying the FBI blocked it and I have to pay $200 through reloadit and then the tablet will be unlocked, what can I do?
A Description of Tablet Locked by Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Virus Scam
Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Virus has been distributed online for a long time. Originally, it mainly infects computer running with Windows operating system, and gradually the cyber criminals upgrade it to have a strong ability to invade smartphone with android system and Mac OS X system. And now the cyber criminal aims at getting more profits, they further upgrade this virus version to get a strong ability to target android tablet of different brand like Samsung, Sony, HP, Dell Acer, ASUS and kindle fire ect. Therefore, now more and more tablet users have been in trouble with this virus and lose lots of money. This virus performs evil activities as what it does on computer and phone. Once it infects the android tablet, it may first show up the Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security page on the browser when you surf on the Internet, and later it will quickly lock your tablet by displaying this virus page. Sometimes this virus page comes up as soon as you start up your tablet to block you access the home screen, and you even don’t know it happen and wonder that how it can get into your device, because you even have not seen it or downloaded something wrong.
In fact, this virus pretends to be U.S.A. Cyber Security or some legitimate law enforcement agency or branch of government to display a fake police warning telling that your tablet has been blocked due to your violation of United States of America law and you are accused of breaking the law and involving such activities as distributing and sharing copyright material, sending spam email messages, and distributing pornographic material online, and you are demanded to pay a fake fine of $100-$500 to unlock your tablet within a limited time. It also displays a threatening message that you are obligated to pay a release fee of $100 or more within 24 hours or 72 hours, otherwise your device is still locked and you may undertake legal consequences. Many people, even some clearly know they don’t do anything bad, will be freaked out and pay the fine without a second thought as it requires, because they scare and are worried about facing prosecution or being caught by police. Actually this virus has nothing to do with U.S.A. Cyber Security or legitimate law enforcement agency or branch of government. Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus just wants to scare you by blocking infected tablet and displaying fake message in order to cheat you into paying the fine. Even though you send the fine, your tablet is still locked. Don’t be such a fool, but instead you should take prompt actions to kick it off from your tablet.
Most tablet users have got infected with Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus mainly by browsing unsafe websites contain porn, game, gambling or downloading free software from unlicensed sources or clicking on those junk attachments of spam email. Cyber hackers can upload this virus files to websites that they have already hacked into. There might be several malicious links, flash pictures, ads, fake security alert or fake software updating message on malicious websites. For example, it may pop up a message that your Java, Music or Video Player is outdated and if you want to continue to browse this page, you need to update your application right now. If you don’t make a second thought but just choose to click to update, you may really let this virus get a chance to access your tablet. Once this malware virus gets downloaded, it can be automatically activated right away. Therefore, please pay attention to your online behavior in order to keep your tablet clean.
If your tablet is infected with Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus, it will be hard for you to remove it with security tool completely, because there is no perfect antivirus to kill threats on android tablet and also this virus is very tricky and can escape from security apps. And how to unlock your tablets (Samsung, Sony, Dell, Toshiba and HP etc.) from this Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus? In this case, removing it manually with sufficient expertise online is the best way for tablet users to completely eliminate it from android tablet(Samsung, Sony, Dell, Toshiba and HP etc.).
Main Traits of Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Scam Virus on Android Tablet
1. The Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Scam is designed to lock your Android tablet asking that you need to pay for a fine from $100 to $500 to unlock your device. In fact, it is just a big scam.
2. It locks your Android tablet, claiming that you’ve violated the law of local office by visiting illegal information online.
3. Soon as the Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus targets your tablet, it blocks your device and prevents you from doing anything there.
4. It allows remote access to your Android tablet for your personal information and other sensitive information.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your Android tablet, then your tablet must be suffered with a malware infection(which can be Vanilla Reload virus, Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus, FBI Moneypak virus, Prism virus, U.S.A Cyber Security virus, AFP Crime Commission virus and GVU Ukash Virus etc.) that blocks your access to your Android tablet. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for Android phone literate.
A Screenshot of Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Scam Blocked Android Tablet
Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security Virus Manual Removal Guide on Tablet
1. Since your Tablet is blocked by this Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security malware virus, you will need to restart your tablet to safe mode which starts up without loading any third-party add-ons. By this way, you are capable to carry out malware removal steps on your tablet. Here are two examples for you to put your tablet to safe mode. Take Dell Tablet as an example:
For Dell tablet: 1) Power down. 2) Turn on till you see the Vendor’s logo, press and hold Volume Down key till you access to safe mode.
Note: Samsung, Sony, HP and other brands’ tablet users can also try the same way as Dell’s to put your tablet to safe mode. If you have put your tablet to safe mode successfully, you should see a text “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner.
2. Once you have put your tablet in safe mode, you are capable to uninstall malicious apps you’re your tablet. However, the manual removal process of harmful apps requires sufficient expertise. To safely deal with the Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus and other hazardous apps, you had better contact an expert online for further removal help.
Now Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus not only attacks windows computer, invades android phone or Mac OS X but also blocks android tablet to defraud more fake fine. It displays a scaring notification from the fake Cyber Security and states that your tablet has been blocked due to your being involved with the distribution of pornographic material, SPAM and copyrighted content. It also claims you to pay a fake fine of $ 100-$500, etc via moneypak within a limited time. And this message window occupies the whole tablet screen which can’t be close or minimize. Therefore, to minimize the damage it may cause to the data and system of your tablet, it is important to remove this scam virus as soon as you find your tablet has been infected.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 12, 2015 4:22 am