My Samsung tablet was blocked by the Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus scam while I was looking at some images on Google Image search. I am so perplexed. I didn’t know how this Ukash ransomware get on my tablet, for I did nothing wrong or illegal as claimed by the Canadian Ministry of Public Safety scam. They want $100 CAD fine or will arrest me after 48 hours? Shall I send money through Ukash or PaySafeCard payment system to submit the fine? If not, what should I do? I can’t do anything on my tablet. Every time I power on the tablet, it just goes directly to the Canadian Ministry of Public Safety message with several items of specific laws listed. This scared me half to death. Is there any way that I can unlock my tablet without paying the fine? Urgently, I need your help with Ukash malware removal on my Samsung tablet. Please!!
Ministry of Public Safety Canada Virus Scam Blocked Android Phone or Tablet – How to Unlock?
If you ever receive this Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus message blocking your Android phone or tablet saying Attention! Your device has been blocked up for safety reasons listed below, that means your Android device is affected by the tricky Canadian Ministry of Public Safety Ukash malware. It is a horrible Ukash ransomware designed by cyber criminals to lock up Android phone users or tablet users located in Canada. It has been circulated for a long time and brought victims great damages and money loss. In fact, the dreadful Ministry of Public Safety Canada ransomware has been changed into different variants (including FBI Department of Defense virus, Cyber Command virus, RCMP virus, PCEU Ukash virus, FBI Online Agent virus, AFP virus and PCEU virus, etc. in order to affect worldwide computers running with Windows OS, Mac machines, Android phones, tablets, iPhones, iPads and other devices. Nowadays, more and more android phones (Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, ZTE, Motorola, etc.) and tablets (Samsung, Dell, ASUS, HP, Sony, etc.) are apt to suffer from this Canadian Ukash virus scam, for mobile devices and tablets are not always secure for users to visit webs, news, images, videos, download apps from Google play store or search for your favorites. Many phone users and tablet users complain that their devices are locked up by the Ukash virus scam all of a sudden without knowing how the malware gets on their Android devices.
As a matter of fact, cyber criminals have well explored the phone market and takes advantages of loopholes of your phones to hide vicious variants of this Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus in hacked websites, spam email attachments, doubtful videos, music and free application download sources and so on. The Canadian Ukash virus scam can be disguised as a video file, apk file or flash player that gets downloaded and installed in your Android phone or tablet automatically. With the fake alert blocking your phone, you will find it impossible to exit or bypass this scaring Ministry of Public Safety Canada scam alert. The Ukash malware blocks your access to the target phone or tablet, and it claims that you are suspected of violation of copyright and related rights law and demanded to submit a fine of $100 CAD through Ukash or Paysafecard payment system to in order to get a so-called unlock code which will not help at all. According to the Ukash message, any delay of submitting the fine will lead to a punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 3 to 7 years or a big amount’s fine. However, all information or details listed on the Ministry of Public Safety Canada Ukash alert page is fake and false. By blocking your Android phone or tablet, this ukash virus scam attempts to swindle unknown victims’ money and pilfer important information from unwary victims on purpose. That is, any money sent through the fake payment scheme will go to the pockets of cyber hackers’. Consequently, Android users should be aware of this tricky Ministry of Public Safety Canada scam virus and kick it off your phone or tablet completely.
If your android phone (Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, ZTE, Motorola, etc.) or tablet (Samsung, Dell, ASUS, HP, Sony, etc.) is infected with this Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus, you will find it impossible to remove the Ukash malware with any security application. Since the Canadian Ministry of Public Safety virus is changed daily, there is no perfect anti-virus application that can get it off your phone or tablet completely. In this case, how to unlock your Android phone or tablet from this Ministry of Public Safety Canada ransomware? Obviously, manual removal with sufficient expertise online will be your best choice to unlock the android phone or tablet.
Main Traits of Ministry of Public Safety Canada Scam on Android Phone and Tablet
1. The Ministry of Public Safety Canada Scam is designed to lock your android phone and tablet asking that you need to pay for a fine from CAD 100$ to unlock your device. In fact, it is just a big virus scam.
2. It locks your android phone or tablet, claiming that you’ve violated the law of local office by visiting illegal information online.
3. Soon as the Ministry of Public Safety Canada Ukash virus targets your phone or tablet, it blocks your device and prevents you from doing anything there.
4. It allows remote access to your android phone or tablet for your personal information and other sensitive information.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your android cellphone or tablet, then your device must be suffered with a malware infection (which can be Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus, FBI Online Agent virus, Vanilla Reload virus, Mandiant U.S.A. Cyber Security virus, FBI Moneypak virus, Prism virus, U.S.A Cyber Security virus, AFP virus and GVU Ukash Virus etc.) that blocks your access to your android smartphone or tablet. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for android phone and tablet literate.
A Screenshot of Ministry of Public Safety Canada Scam Blocked Android phone and Tablet
Ministry of Public Safety Canada Virus Manual Removal Guide on Phone and Tablet
1. Since your android phone or tablet is blocked by this Canadian Ministry of Public Safety malware virus, you will need to restart your phone or 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 the android phone and tablet to safe mode. The method mentioned below is also applied to most android phone. 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 of your tablet. However, the manual removal process of harmful apps requires sufficient expertise. To safely deal with the Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus and other hazardous apps, you had better contact an expert online for further removal help.
From the above mentioned, we learn that this Ministry of Public Safety Canada virus is a big threat to worldwide phone users or tablet users. Though its interface seems quite reliable at the first sight, it is nothing legitimate but a tricky virus scam that swindles victims’ money aggressively. As the Ukash ransomware can be changed into different variants, it is capable of affecting computers running with Windows OS, Mac machines, mobile devices, tablets and iPad and so on. It can block your Android phone or tablet with the scaring Ministry of Public Safety Canada alert saying that your device has been blocked for your possession or distribution of child porn content, violation of copyright law and related laws. To unlock your device, you are demanded to submit a fine of $100 CAD though fake payment system like Ukash or PaySafeCard vouchers within 24 or 48 hours. According to the ransomware alert, it threatens you that your delay of paying the fine will lead to a deprivation of liberty for several years or a big amount’s fine. In fact, Android phone users and tablet users should not trust or submit the fine, you should take measures to get rid of the Canadian Ministry of Public Safety virus scam from your Android phone and tablet immediately.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 30, 2015 12:41 pm