My Samsung Galaxy 7.0 has a page up where I cannot close it and it says United Kingdom Police Case #582310212-E8732 saying ATTENTION: Your device has been blocked up for safety reasons listed below. All the actions performed on this device are fixed. All your files are encrypted CONDUCTED AUDIO AND VIDEO. So I need some help here now!! I was browsing the internet when this porn website came in and I was trying to get out of it and it took pictures of me, show my IP address and my country and city location saying I was watching child porn and know my phone is blocked and I need to pay ￡100 to unblock it within 24 hours and I’m scared it said it was from the United Kingdom Police! Will I be arrested or served in jail after that clock is disappeared? I am worried so so much!
United Kingdom Police Case Virus on Android Phone/Tablet
United Kingdom Police Case Virus locks your android phone/tablet and you can’t do anything to your device? When you see message about United Kingdom Police blocking your android phone or tablet, you should be aware that there is a virus blocking your device not the United Kingdom police. Like FBI police virus, Ukash virus or Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Virus etc., this police ransomware has a big ability to target android phone and tablet to display scaring message to lock the device and extort people out of money. United Kingdom Police Case ransomware accuses falsely you of viewing pornographic contents and distributing pornographic material. It also says your IP address was illegally used to visit websites containing pornography, child pornography and child abuse, which you even never did that before. This ransomware takes over the whole phone or tablet with a message labeled United Kingdom Police logo or banner to make this message look real and convince people. United Kingdom Police Case virus locks the whole phone or tablet so you can’t do anything to it. You will not make a phone call, text a message or browse online. As soon as you turn on the phone or tablet that has the virus, this police message screen is on. And then this ransomware asks you to pay a fine of 100 to 250 pounds by using Ukash or PaySafeCard payment methods within limited hours like 24 or 72 hours in order to unlock your android phone/tablet. It has a countdown clock on that message screen to urge you. If you can’t finish that, you will bear legal liability even face the possibility of being put into jail.
In fact, what United Kingdom Police Case Virus says on the scaring message is not real and not with real police. But when innocent users of android phone/tablet see this message labeled with UK police banner, they will be freaked out and think they did something wrong and will be arrested by police. But it is actually a kind of ransomware and it can’t do as what it mentioned on the message screen. Ransomware virus like this United Kingdom Police Case malware, AFP virus or FBI moneypak virus usually pretend to be government department, law enforcement or police agency as a tricking tactics to scare and convince people then ask people to send non-exited fine money to unlock people’s device. But actually this kind of virus is not associated to any legal representative of law enforcement institution. Ransomware usually utilizes such alternative payment systems as Ukash, PaySafecard or MoneyPak etc to collect ransom fees from the infected users. Therefore, when you see United Kingdom Police Case message screen showing on your android phone/tablet, you should think it over and don’t send any penny to the remote scammer or you can’t get back the money. Once the United Kingdom Police Case Virus show on your internet browser or block the internet app or even locks the whole android phone/tablet device, you should quickly figure out a way to clear up this ransomware virus completely. Please don’t be a fool to send non-exited money to scammer.
If your android phone/tablet is infected with this United Kingdom Police Case scam virus, it will be hard for you to remove it with security tool completely, because there is no perfect antivirus to kill threats on phone/tablet and also this virus is very tricky and can escape from security apps. And how to unlock your android phone or tablets from United Kingdom Police Case Virus? In this case, removing it manually with sufficient expertise online is the best way for tablet users to completely eliminate it from android phone/tablet.
Main Traits of United Kingdom Police Case Virus on Android Phone/Tablet
1. The Virus is designed to lock your android phone and tablet asking that you need to pay for a fine £100 to unlock your device. In fact, it is just a big scam.
2. It locks your phone or tablet, claiming that you’ve violated the law of local office by visiting illegal information online.
3. Soon as the United Kingdom Police virus targets your phone or tablet, it blocks your device and prevents you from doing anything there.
4. It allows remote access to your phone or tablet for your personal information and other sensitive information.
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your cellphone or tablet, then your device must be suffered with a malware infection(which can be this United Kingdom Police Case virus scam, FBI scam 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 smartphone or tablet. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for phone and tablet literate.
Screenshot of United Kingdom Police Case Virus on Android Phone/tablet
United Kingdom Police Case Virus Manual Removal Guide on Phone and Tablet
1. Since your phone or tablet is blocked by this United Kingdom Police Virus malware, 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 device. 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 this kind of ransomware and other hazardous apps, you had better contact an expert online for further removal help.
When your android phone/tablet is locked by a police virus which is called Uk Police or United Kingdom Police case or PCEU Ukash or something and it also says your phone/andriod is blocked because it is involved with the distribution of pornographic material, spam and copyrighted content that you have never done before, you should be cautious. That scaring message is a ransom message caused by a virus. It is not with real government department or police agency. So when it asks you to pay a fine via Ukash or PaySafeCard payment method, you don’t do that. United Kingdom Police Case ransomware just aims at extorting more money from innocent people via different tricking tactics. When you see this kind of ransomware block the web browser on android phone or tablet or lock the whole device, you must first figure out the way to remove the virus manually. Sending non-exited fine as it requires will not help to unlock your android phone/tablet. Even though you send money, your device will be still locked there and the ransowmare asks you to pay money again.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 15, 2016 10:34 am