Remove ACMA Virus From Android Phone/Tablet

When My tablet locked by ACMA Virus and it is stuck on power on screen. I mean the logo screen when i power on my tablet.It shows a ! on the top left of the screen and it gets stuck.It started when i was rooting. My tablet by king root and i had to plug my tablet into my computer to root. When is was rooting, i saw that the progress was stuck in 99%. I saw my tablet was turned off. So i unplugged my tablet and then the stuck thing started.Now when i charge my tablet,the screen appears and it keeps showing until my tablets battery is out of charge.Please help me with this problem and the tablet is Samsung Galaxy Tab E. My brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 was blocked by ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) yesterday. I was clicking on a link on my Facebook and then I got this virus page popping up on my screen. It was so weird. I didn’t why. I thought I was online as usual. I did nothing wrong. Why did this police ask me to pay for a fine? If I didn’t pay, it stated that I would be sent to the jail. What should I do? I was so scared to death! Gosh! Please help!

Android Phone/Tablet Is Blocked By ACMA Virus? Is It Real Or Fake?

ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) virus is a new created scam virus to hack Android Phone/Tablet. You may think that why this scam virus looks so similar to AFP virus. It is the reason that this virus is an upgrade version of AFP virus which may dive into your android phone/tablet with the help of a third application. Hackers may attach this scam to some freeware applications, spam email and its attachments, pop-ups and ads, websites and so on. So, when you are browsing the Internet on your android phone/tablet, if you accidently click malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visit pornographic website or download attachment from spam emails, you will give the opportunity for the virus getting into your device without your knowledge.

As soon as ACMA virus gets into your android phone/tablet, it will immediately block your device and take a picture of yours from your front camera. It will take control your whole android phone/tablet and then display lots of stuff on your screen. It may say that this fake information is sent by Australian Communications and Media Authority or AFP Crime Commision(ACC) and Royal Australian Corps of Military Police. It will ask you to pay for a fine of AUD $100 via Ukash vouchers within 48 hours. On the blocked page on your android phone/tablet, you may see a message “Attention! Your Android device has been blocked up for safety reasons…” You may get into a panic as soon as you see this scam virus notice. Is this information real or fake? If you do a research online, you may find thing going to a different way. This virus has nothing to do with the real police. This message is fake notice which is sent by the tricky scammers to hoax unwary android phone/tablet users to pay for the scam fine so as to earn illegal money easily. Even though you paid the fine, your android phone/tablet still gets blocked by the virus. Therefore, in order to save your money and protect your privacy, it is strongly recommended to remove the ACMA virus from your infected android phone/tablet immediately. Step by step manual removal is the only way to get rid of the virus to unblock your android phone/tablet.

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

A Similar Screenshot of Ransomware Virus Scam on Android Phone/Tablet


Learn about the Symptom of ACMA 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 AUD $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 basic information are recorded in the warning massage.

Note: Once your tablet/phone is infected by this malicious virus, you should delete it immediately. Since if you leave it in your tablet/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 tablet/phone from being ruined by the Virus and in case of losing money, measures should be taken to get rid of ACMA Virus from your android tablet/phone as soon as possible.

Never Become The Victims of ACMA Ransomware.

Even though the warning of ACMA ransomware 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 AUD $100 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 Tablet/Phone

Step 1: Restart the safe mode on your infected device.

For Samsung tablet: Power it off, and then power it on. During startup and when you see the Samsung Logo screen, press and hold the Volume Down key until you can see safe mode writing below the screen at the left hand angle of the screen.

For Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 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 tablet/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

From the above paragraph, we know that your Android phone/tablet could get infected by ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) virus through the way when you are visiting online pornographic content or web sites, downloading unfamiliar programs or sharing files on the Internet. Once it blocked your android phone/tablet, it will display a bogus message to stop you accessing your device. The fake message claims that you are being involved in illegal activities, downloading copyrighted material and viewing pornography. What you did online goes against the law of the government. You have to pay for AUD $100 through Ukash voucher to unblock your device. If not, you will be caught by the police and go to jail. Most of you may be scared to death and then pay for the nonexistent fine. Once you did pay, you will realize this is a big scam since your android phone/tablet is still locked even through you entered the voucher code. Hence, if your android phone/tablet is blocked by the virus, please do not do anything related to pay for the fine. Please contact YooCare 24/7 online experts walk you through to remove ACMA virus to unblock your android phone/tablet.

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 on December 19, 2015 6:14 am, last updated on February 26, 2018 7:06 am

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