Help! My Samsung S6 has been locked and pops up a message about XXX. Extension. It saying I have downloaded indecent images which I haven’t and I have to pay a fine to unblock. It doesn’t respond to any buttons and I can’t do anything on my phone even turn it off. I have no idea to fix it. Could you please help me? I just want my phone back normal.

Phone locked by XXX. Extension Pop Up Virus? How to unlock it?

XXX. Extension Pop up Virus is a malicious ransomware which focus on cheating Internet users. In less severe cases, it can lock your files including music, video, picture, and you can’t open them anymore. In severe cases, it can lock the whole phone. This virus poses a huge risk for an infected machine because of its fraudulent expectations to steal unaware users’ financial details. This information is used to accomplish their personal tasks and make them face troublesome financial harm. XXX. Extension Pop up Virus can monitor your browsing habits and intensely decreases your phone performance. You may get it from junk SMS, MMS, email attachments, free web site, download ring tones, Bluetooth, and so on. If you click on any one of them, your device will be attacked. Besides, be cautious against spam. The criminals dispatch spam with virus attachment or links to millions of people every day. Hence, if you receive spam from people or company you don’t know, ignore and remove it immediately. Do not click on the attachment or links for fun. It is not worth taking a risk to download viruses. Please note that once it begins to install itself immediately after being picked up and changes the mobile application. And then locks the android device and displays a message that accuses the android user of violating laws and finally demands a payment for the violation.

Once XXX. Extension Pop up Virus log on your android device, it usually displays a large alert window which occupies the whole screen of your phone to claim that your device has been blocked due to suspicion of illegal content downloading and distribution. You are accused of distributing and sharing copyright material, sending spam email messages, and distributing pornographic material online. Generally, more specific articles will be listed on the blocking page to specify your violations. And it completely locks your phone and doesn’t allow you to do anything on it. In fact, this virus is used to help cyber criminal make money through hijacking users’ files as hostage and ask for ransom money for decryption. Even you pay the ransom money to the hacker behind .xxx extension pop up virus, you will have rare chance to get your files back, because these scammers are never trustworthy person, they are cyber criminals making living by scamming people. Don’t be fooled and don’t pay any single penny to them. You just need to remove it as soon as possible.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this XXX. Extension Pop up Virus from your phone? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts, we are here to help you:

The target of Prism Crime Prosecution Scam:

1. Attack provides service for android device, such as Internet content, tools, and services.
2. Attack the WAP server, make WAP android device users cannot accept normal information.
3. Attack and control “gateway” and send junk information to the Smartphone.
4. Locked the phone/tablet directly, then keep the cell phone can’t provide the service.
5. Destroy the application program on the phone, in order to keep software or game cannot run normally.
6. Steal private information and violation of privacy on the android device.
7. Blackmail you, and let you pay a fine to their account.

Manual Removal Guide:

Step 1: Put your phone into safe mode.

There are two ways to go into the safe mode:
1. Long-press the Power Off option and you’ll be asked if you want to reboot your Android device into safe mode. Tap the OK button.
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2. 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.

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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.

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).

Conclusion:

XXX. Extension Pop up Virus is very dangerous for your phone. It is good at to collect confidential information stored over there like credit card details, financial details, tricky codes and other accounts. It insulting you illegal to watch classified as child pornographic materials, and you will be in prison if you don’t pay a ransom. You should not pay the ransom in any cases. Please note that real legal institutions won’t threat to you on the Internet, shouldn’t they take you to interrogate first if you really break the law? This approach does not unlock your phone, it is only bring you into a bigger money scam. We understand that it is make you trouble when the virus lock of your device, but pay on the scam or go to buy a new device cannot solve the problem, because it is dangerous for your data and personal information. To unlock your phone quickly, manual removal is an effective solution for this.

Suggestion: Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of tech skill. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the cellphone, please live chat with YooSecurity Expert now.

Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on September 23, 2016 12:39 pm

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