I am scared and confused. How could I violate the law when I was trying to look for a birthday gift for my boyfriend? The Police & Gendarmerie Nationale is asking me for 100 EURO fine. Is it so serious to have the police to handle this? It blocks my Samsung tablet. I can’t get rid of it. Really frustrated. Will it works if I pay the fine? I need a quick answer. Please help me out.
Police & Gendarmerie Nationale lock screen is a scam virus. This virus states that your device has been blocked due to it being involved with the distribution of pornographic material, SPAM and copyrighted content. To scare you, it pretends to be the Police & Gendarmerie Nationale asking you to pay a non-existing fine of 100 EURO in the form of an Ukash or Paysafecard code. This is a typical ransom program. Many users sent money to the so-called police, but it didn’t help them solve the problem. Their devices are still blocked. Hence, do not pay fine before you figure out what the truth is. It is useless to pay for the Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus
Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus is a tool that the cyber criminals use to grab money from you. They write the virus program and attach it to other good programs. Therefore, it is normal that you have no idea why you got this nasty virus without doing anything illegal. They spread the virus everywhere on the internet. You may get virus by accident now and then. Virus can be hidden on malicious websites, like unknown porn website and game websites, or legitimate websites that have been hacked. The virus can get onto and block your device after you visit those websites. Maybe, you never intend to visit any website like that. However, strange ad just pops up when you are reading some articles or shopping online. Suddenly, you are redirecting to a porn websites. After clicking on the pictures or videos there, the virus will pop up and lock you out of your device. Besides, spam email also can propagate this type of virus. They spam out an email containing infected attachments or links to malicious websites. The email may tell you that a gift card or coupon was failed to deliver to you. In order to deliver to you successfully, you need to click on the given links or download the files to confirm the information. Be careful with those program, you may get embedded virus from it. Also, Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus are common and international. It can attack any android device in many French-speaking countries.
Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus can hijack your internet. When you open your internet, it just redirects you to the fake warning page. You can’t close it. Commonly, when internet is frozen and you are stuck on one page, you can solve the problem by simply restarting your device. Everything will be fine then. Unfortunately, this method will not work when the virus blocks your internet. The virus just haunts you like an annoying ghost. Besides, the virus can block everything on your device. it totally locks you out of your device. You can’t give or answer a call. The only thing you can see is the horrible police warning demanding non-exist fine. The random fine ranges from 100 to 500 EURO. If Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus was given more time on your device, it might install other malicious app on your device to steal your important information. If you used your credit card or other bank card to purchase goods online, your bank card details are really at considerable risk. It probably can take out all your money. It also can text any one of your friends who are on the list of your contacts for illegal money. To stop this Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus from ruining your device further and scamming you and your friends, you need to remove it out of your device right now.
Step 1: Please try to put the infected android phone into Safe Mode at first to unlock the screen temporarily from This Virus
(1). For various android phones: hold down the power button to bring out the menu with Power Off and Reboot option—-hold down the Power Off option (If nothing happens, please tap and hold the Reboot option instead)—-click OK on the pop-up box asking if you want to access safe mode
(2). For Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5: power off the device—-turn on and tab the soft-touch Menu button repeatedly
(3). For Samsung Galaxy S3 and other phones with similar customized android system: power off the device—-turn on and hold down the Volume Down button (try Volume Up or Volume Down and Volume Up together if Volume Down does not work) when the brand logo shows up
You will see “Safe mode” at the lower left corner of the screen if you access safe mode successfully
Step 2: Search and remove suspicious apps or files which are related to the virus
Step 3: Reboot the device to get out of safe mode
In a word, Police & Gendarmerie Nationale warning is fake. It is just a scam virus. Don’t be tricked by it. To prevent you from being scammed, when it comes to police, law or anything which is related with the government, you need to do some research to figure out whether it is true. If you are asked to pay fine to unlock your device from the Police & Gendarmerie Nationale, you need to know that the police is fake. It is not going to protect copyright content or any other laws, but scam money from you. You can ignore the fake warning. Do not ever give money to the cyber criminals. And the most important thing you need to do is to get rid of Police & Gendarmerie Nationale scam virus safely as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on March 4, 2016 11:41 am