Your Android Device is infected by Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police? You did nothing wrong on the mobile phone? But this virus just popped up while you turned on your phone doing nothing on the phone. It was stating that you did something which was against the low of Canada. You felt that it was so scared. Is that true? Now your phone is blocked. How to remove this virus and unblock your phone?
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is a kind of risky Police Ransomware which belongs to the family of malware. Now this virus targets at not only computers which are located in Canada but also aims at Android system mobile device like phones, tablets, as well as Ipad. This Ransomware not only infected windows computer system with Window7,8 XP, Vista but also mac operating system computer. This kind of virus has no any different characteristics which makes it differ from many other police ransomware today like FBI, DOJ.
Once this virus blocked your phone, it may make you believe that you are being prosecuted by the Canadian Association of Chief of Police due to kinds of imaginary online activities which are violated the Law of Canada. This virus may pretend as a “real” police demanding a certain amount of paid fine by MoneyPak or a variety of other electronic payment services. This virus is capable of blocking your whole phone. If you don’t pay for the fine, you may not use your phone any more. Some of victims may believe this virus and they were too scared being arrested and then paid for the fine. As a matter of fact, even though you pay for the scam virus, you may not use your phone, either. If you paid, you were tricked by the virus. So if your phone is blocked by this virus, please remove it as soon as possible. If you don’t know how to get rid of this virus, please turn to real virus removal expertise for further assistant.
1. Once infected, it will block the screen of your phone immediately and make you do nothing with it.
2. Once infected, it will send you a fake notification which states that you violate the local laws and be required to pay for a $100 fine.
3. You are warned that your picture has been taken and will be sent to court if you don’t pay for the payment.
4. You are told that your IP address and basic information are recorded in the warning massage.
Note: Once your phone is infected by this malicious virus, you should delete it immediately. Since if you leave it in your phone with the passage of time, there will be a big threat to your financial security and the damaging of your android system. In order to protect the phone from being ruined by the Virus and in case of losing money, measures should be taken to get rid of Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police from your android phone as soon as possible.
Even though the warning of Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police seems to be real and legitimate. As a contrary, it is a 100% fake scam. It is designed by the cyber criminals to trick the innocent smartphone users and set them into a panic and then threaten them to pay for the ransom erroneously. If your phone gets infected, your camera may turn on automatically and then takes a picture of yours immediately. Then it will mislead you that your picture has been taken and will be sent to the police, or it will tell you that the police is monitoring all the things you are doing now. The fake warning will inform you that your phone will be locked forever and block you from doing anything as well, the only way to unblock your phone is to pay the $300 fine within 24 hours. How a nasty virus it is! It is skilled in using scare tactic to trick money from the innocent users. Thus, once your phone is infected, you must remove this Virus from your android phone immediately.
Step 1: Restart the safe mode on your infected phone.
For Samsung Galaxy S4: 1. Power down. 2. Turn on and repeatedly tap the soft-button for “Menu.”
For Samsung Galaxy S3 and others: 1. Power down. 2. Turn on, then press and hold Volume Down (Galaxy S3 and others), Volume Up (HTC One and others), or Volume Down and Volume Up together (various Motorola devices) when the vendor’s logo appears.
Note: “Safe Mode” on Phone starts up without loading any third-party add-ons and different devices have different ways to access safe mode.
If you have managed to select Safe Mode successfully, you will see the text “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner of the screen. As the picture shows below:
Step 2: If you can find “Safe Mode” on the left hand corner, that means your phone is in safe mode already, please contact an expert for further removal instruction.
Note: The above provided removal guide is so complicated. If you are not an Android Phone repair expert, do not try by yourself. In case you lose your confidential data and photos, an expert is needed during the process of manual removal. Yoocare/Yoosecurity experts can provide the most professional service for you for manual removal.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Virus takes a phone hostage by blocking all access to your operating system. No matter when you start your phone, the virus keeps displaying a fake message form the Canadian police and stopping you from doing anything on your phone. The fake message is stating that you used your phone to view illegal pornographic material, distribute malware and do other crimes online. All these activities go against the Law of Canada. You need to pay for the demanded fine so that you can unblock your phone. How does your phone infected? Sometimes, this virus blocks your phone without any reasons. Sometimes, you really do something malicious online, such as 1) clicked on malicious links; 2) downloaded unknown “free” software; 3) open unknown e-mail attachments. If you did any of this, it can point your browser to download threats or visit malicious websites, then your phone will be infected by any of these ways. Therefore, if your phone is blocked by this ransomware, please get rid of this virus from your as soon as possible. If not, your phone will be in great potential risk.
Suggestion: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made during the removal process, you may damage your phone immediately. If you are not sure how to start, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by & last updated on June 27, 2015 6:10 am