Hey, there. This morning when I woke up I turned on your tab 3, I got a police screen showing on my screen saying that “Your tablet is blocked”. This warning stated that it was sent by the AFP. I was so scared. It said that I have to pay for a fine to through iTunes card. Is that true? Do I have to pay for that iTunes payment? I can’t get rid of that scary warning and even can’t use my tablet any more. I searched on the internet and found out it is not real. So when the AFP Scams and itunes Payments show on my tablet, what should I do now?
Kinds of android device scam virus have been created to hacker innocent android phone/ tablet users. AFP Scams and itunes Payments is newly discovered android device fraud which will block your whole android phone/tablet and stop you from accessing your Internet and demand you to pay for a certain fine through iTunes card. This is another kind of ransomware which can infect both computer and android phone/tablet. This virus used to get into your android phone/tablet without your permission and attention. You may get it by accident sometimes. As soon as this virus gets into your android device, you will see a virus warning page with the symbol of the police government on it. This warning message seems to be real as it is really sent by a real government agency. It looks so scary. You may want to die once you see it on your android phone/tablet. The first thing comes into your mind may be how to solve this problem. Most innocent android phone/tablet users may pay for the fine by buying an iTunes card as it asked and then put into the code on the block screen. Doing the iTunes card payment is the most silly and stupid thing to remove the virus. Even though you do that payment, your android phone/tablet will still be blocked.
AFP Scams is a malicious and cunning ransomware which used to hacker android phone/tablet users who is lack of a good knowledge of the country Laws and Regulations. Once this virus gets into your android phone/tablet, it may show a warning message and then block your android device and ask you to pay an iTunes payment. The virus message will accuse you that you view the illegal content on the website which is against the Laws of the government, such as viewing child pornography, zoophilia, and rape things on your android phone/tablet. This virus may block your android phone/tablet without your attention. This malicious ransomware is commonly attached to spam email and its attachments, suspicious websites (porn webs), freeware downloads (porn video, PDF file, adobe flash player, software update) as well as the unsafe pop-ups and ads and links. Once your android phone/tablet have the AFP Scams and itunes Payments on, please do not in a panic, please calm down, please ignore that scary message and its fake government symbol, you must take immediate action to remove this scam.
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 AFP itunes Payments Virus from your android tablet/phone as soon as possible.
Even though the warning of AFP Scams and itunes Payments 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 a 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.
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.
AFP itunes Payments are malicious and risky scam virus which are newly produced by cyber criminals to hack android phone/tablet users. This virus nowadays not only can block computer system users and mac computer users, but also get its eyes to the android phone/tablet market. You may get your android device blocked just by only one click on the website by mistake. This virus first may disguise as the real government embodiment to claim you that your online activities are break the Laws of the country. You will be demanded to pay for a fine through iTunes card payment. This virus message is 100% fake information which used to scare the innocent android phone/tablet users on the world to trick the money from them. Is that message real? Of cause, it is not. Once your android phone/tablet gets AFP Scams and itunes Payments, please remove it as soon as you can. Please note that no any antivirus application can remove this malicious scam virus, but step-by-step manual removal way only.
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 March 29, 2016 2:56 am