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Mar 24, 2016

Phone is blocked by CSIS for watching banned websites? Unlock guide

My Samsung phone is blocked by CSIS. It says that I used my phone to watch banned websites. I need to pay $ 200 to unblock my phone. I am so scared. I paid the fine to avoid trouble involved with CSIS. But my phone is still blocked. Didn’t they receive the money? I believe I gave them the right code. What can I do to fix my phone? I need my phone. Do I need to go the police station?

What is CSIS Scam Virus?

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) scam virus is a harmful and dangerous program which tries to swindle innocent users out of money in the name of Canadian Security Intelligence Service. It just works the same with “Ukash Virus,” “FBI Virus” and “Homeland Security Virus.” It claims to be the authority institution and blocks your device, saying that your device has been involving watching banned websites, spreading malicious or illegal content or violating Copyright laws. To get your device back, you need pay certain fine which ranges from $ 100 to $ 500. In fact, it has been proved that this is a fake warning. Its owner is the hacker instead of Canadian Security Intelligence Service. It just steals the title to scare you. Do not be fooled by it and pay money to the cyber criminals. If you see Canadian Security Intelligence Service warning pops up on your device, ignore the warning and remove this scam virus as soon as possible.

How to Protect your device from CSIS Scam Virus?

With the development of technology, many people use technology to improve our lives which makes our lives more and more convenient. However, some people just take advantage of it to grab money from other people. The hackers design particular nasty program like CSIS scam virus and spread it at every corner they can access throughout the world. They hide it well by bundling it with third party programs. Those programs may be malicious programs from unknown websites. You may accidentally see a program that you are interested in when you are browsing. Without a second thought, you just click on and install it for free. Unfortunately, virus just pops up. Also, virus can hide on malicious websites or legit websites that have been hacked. Some popped-up advertisements will redirect you to those websites which you pick up virus. According to our research, virus can hide in attachment from a spam. The cyber criminals dispatch tons of spam to Internet users every day. The spam may contain funny video, pornography, or links to malicious website. Some victims say that the virus just popped up after they clicked on a funny video in their emails from unknown resource. Others say that the emails invited them to visit the given links for big news. They click on it with curiosity and get virus. To protect your device from CSIS scam virus, you should get away from the programs we talked above.

How Does CSIS Scam Virus Work?

CSIS scam virus can block your Internet and redirects you to the fake warning every time you open your browser, Safari, Internet App, Google Chrome or other similar apps. No close option is given on the fake warning page. You only can go to the fine payment page. Besides, it can lock the whole screen of your device. It gives you little time before it blocks your device. Only fake warning page with CSIS logo is available on the screen. You cannot access anything on your device which will scare you into paying the non-exist fine. CSIS scam virus can access your personal data like contacts. On the warning page, it lists several names from your contacts and claims that they will be interrogated for your illegal activities. Though it looks real, you never should trust this fake message. In reality, the cyber criminals just want money from you. They will not fix your device after receiving your money. Hence, do not ever send money to the criminals in vain. It is very important for you to note that you need to remove CSIS scam virus out of your device right now.

You may receive message like that:

Government of Canada
Gouvernement du Canada
Canadian Security Intelligence Service
Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité
www.csis.gc.ca
Attention!!!
This device is locked due to the violation of the laws of the Canada!
Following violations were detected: Your device was used to visit websites containing pornography, child pornography, zoophilia and child abuse. Your device also contains video files with pornographic content, elements of violence and child pornography! Spam-messages with terrorist motives were also sent from your device.
This device lock is aimed to stop your illegal activity.
To unlock the device, you are obliged to pay a fine of $ 100.
You must pay the forfeit through Ukash:
To do this, you should enter the 19 digits code in the payment form and press OK (if you have several codes, enter them one after the other and press OK).
If an error occurs, send the codes to address [email protected]

Since paying the so-called fine won’t help you remove this virus, manual removal is an effective solution for this. 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 YooCare Expert now.

Step-by-step Guide to Unlock Your Tablet/Phone from CSIS Scam Virus

Step 1: Please try to put the infected android phone into Safe Mode at first to unlock the screen temporarily from CSIS Scam 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
Android-Device-Safe-Mode

Step 2: Search and remove suspicious files which are related to the virus
Step 3: Reboot the device to get out of safe mode

Conclusion

As we all know, CSIS scam virus is a tool used by the criminals to scam money from innocent people. Do not believe that you did violate the laws. You need to note that no police will punish someone who did something illegal in this way. In fact, the police will send you official document or give you a call in person. Commonly, the police will show up at your door and take you directly. Therefore, do not fall into this nasty trap and loss money for nothing. Next time, you need to be more careful to protect your device from this CSIS scam virus from the Internet. If your device has been hacked, remove CSIS scam virus as soon as you see this article!

Published by & last updated on March 24, 2016 6:45 am

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