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Aug 6, 2015

Remove SOCA Virus On Android Phone, Tablet or Ipad

Today, when I was updating games on my Ipad 2, then just with a sudden, a pop-up came on my screen with its titled SOCA. I couldn’t browse the Internet any more after that. My Safari was blocked with a state that you broke the Law so you were demanded to pay 250$ fine so as to unblock your safari. I was so scared. I didn’t know what I should do. Then I paid the fine through U Ukash. Unfortunately, my Safari was not unblocked as it stated. It was just turned out to be a malicious ransomware virus. What should I do not? Can I get my money back? How can I unblock my safari? Please help!

Phone Be Infected By SOCA– How to Remove?

SOCA virus (short for Serious Organised Crime Agency virus ) is a malicious ransomware which may block your whole mobile device or the browsers on your device, such as Internet, Chrome and Safari. This malicious virus may block your device with a statement claiming that you have broken the laws like downloading video or music online and watching child porn (the fact is that you do nothing wrong online sometimes). Does this information scare you? You may feel so nervous if you really do something bad online such as watching porn videos or visiting porn webs. Some of the virus victims may be too scared then they follow the scam virus to pay for the scam fine. How a big mistake they make. They should have turned to virus removal expert for virus removal first. Hence, once your device is blocked by this scam virus, you should note that this is a scam virus which should be removed immediately.

You may be so confused how SOCA virus comes into your mobile device and then blocks it immediately once device is infected. Usually, this virus may infect your mobile device while you are visiting unsafe links, installing infected program like doing unsafe program update and opening unknown E-mail attachment. Commonly, this virus will pretend itself as a real message from the government or other legal authorities in order to trick and scare the victims. If victims know nothing about the Law and this virus, they will fall into this scam and pay the fine to the virus hackers. There is only one thing you should keep in mind is that all the information stated is not a legitimate message at all, the real government department will not lock your mobile device and publish this message online. The real police will not record your personal data. So, if your mobile device is infected, there is nothing you need to worry, all you need to do is to remove this SOCA virus completely before it causes further damage on it.

Please Contact YooCare 24/7 Online PC Expert now if you don’t know how to start the removal on your phone.

Learn about the Symptom of SOCA virus

1. Once infected, it will block the screen of your device 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 $500 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 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 SOCA virus from your android phone as soon as possible.

Never Become The Victims of SOCA virus.

Even though the warning of SOCA virus 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 device is to pay the $250 fine within 48 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 device immediately.

Manual Removal Guide to Unblock the Virus from Android Phone

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:

Android Phone Safe Mode

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.

Sum Up

SOCA virus can infect all kinds of mobile device including phones, tablet, as ipad. Once infected, you may not do anything on your android mobile device. Sometimes, this ransomware may block you from browsing the Internet only. Anyway, you should get rid of it immediately, if not, this malicious ransomware may mess up your whole phone or tablet or ipad. This virus used to disguise as a legitimate agency to block your mobile device with the reason that you did something online against the Law. It may send you fake message to scare you:“ You can only unblock your device by paying a fine in 48 hours. If you decline to pay the money by Ukash in 48 hours, all the data on the blocked device will be totally erased and you will be arrested by the local police.” Some of you may be are afraid of going into jail, then you may go to a Ukash card and finish payment immediately. The fact is that all this information is fake message which is sent by hackers to trick your money. It is no use for removing the virus off your device as it is a scam virus. The most effective choice is that once your device is infected, please get rid of it immediately. Don’t be scared. If you don’t know how to do it by yourself, please contact YooCare 24 hours Online Expert for further assistant.

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 August 6, 2015 2:03 pm

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