What is NSA Pop up Virus? I happened to be on my iPhone6 and I was watching a video when an ad popped up. Saying I needed to update my media player. So I did. It happened to be bad. The screen went black and this thing about the NSA popped up. It said my iPhone6 would not be unlocked until I paid 500 dollars. I can say I never watched kid porn on there ever but it says I have. Is it real or a scam? How can I fix my iPhone? Is it possible that I get my iPhone back without paying so much money? Any assistance?
NSA pop up virus is a malicious ransomware created by cyber criminals to trick unsuspecting mobile device users into paying money and divulging their personal information. It is capable of infecting various devices with different operation systems, such as Android devices, Apple devices and so on. You may think that Apple devices are immune to viruses and it is impossible for your Apple device to pick up virus. However, you need to note that viruses become complicated enough to infect Apple devices in those years, like iPhone 4, iPhone5, iPhone6, iPhone6 plus, iPad Air and Mac etc. nowadays. After NSA scam virus attacks your iPhone/iPad, it blocks you from accessing Internet and demands a ransom. Reasons will be given which states you have involved in law violation crimes. Certain laws are even listed. To get your device back and avoid jail sentence, $500 of ransom is demanded. This threat has been classified as a part of the growing family of ransomware. It helps the criminals obtain illegal money in the name of NSA. Do not be fooled by NSA scam on your iPhone/iPad. It has nothing to do with the real police or any other authority institution. The police will not come to your house and arrest you. At the same time, you need to note that this NSA pop up virus is pretty harmful to your iPhone/iPad. Who knows what the remote hackers will do to get your money and damage your device. The longer this virus stays on your device, the more dangerous your data and device will be.
For common mobile device users, it is not easy to tell which kind of program online is harmful bringing virus. Hence, it is necessary to learn how NSA pop up virus spreads and gets onto your iPhone/iPad. Commonly, NSA pop up is loaded on your iPhone/iPad through either a malicious website drive-by download or through some piece of software you have downloaded in the recent days. It is bundled with regular programs so as to escape from your eyes and your anti-virus program. Those regular programs are popular online like free apps from unknown websites. To make sure that you will not download viruses and other malicious apps onto your iPhone/iPad, we advise you download apps from official websites. In addition, be cautious when opening email attachments or using P2P networks. The hackers tend to spread virus via spam. Tons of spam emails with virus attachment are dispatched to email users ever day. When receiving spam, you ought to ignore and delete them without hesitation to keep your device away from NSA pop up screen.
After NSA pop up virus sneaks into your iPhone/iPad, it can block your browser like Safari and Google Chrome. It displays warning stating that your crime has been detected. It says, “To unlock your iPhone/iPad and avoid other legal consequences, you are obligated to pay a release fee of $300 to $500 via GreenDot MoneyPak, Ukash or Paysafecard code within 48 hours to 72 hours.” It also lists the places, such as store, gas station, payzone and paypoint etc. where you can purchase those cards. You are not able to use your Safari or Google Chrome properly. It always redirects you to the warning page. When you are about to quit your browser, it warns you that all your iPhone/iPad data will be detained and criminal procedures will initiated against you if the fine will not be paid in time. Though you quit your browser and restart your iPhone/iPad many times, this NSA pop up message is still there. It is understandable that our victims would be scared. After all, few people can keep calm when facing problem with police and crime. However, you do need to calm down in this situation because it is a scam in fact. Do not fall into this trap and lose money for no reason. The scam virus just steals the name and logo of NSA to scare you into paying non-existed fine. Do not pay money to the hackers. It will not help your blocked iPhone/iPad. We strongly recommend you remove this NSA pop up virus manually as early as possible.
NSA Pop Up Virus
Country: United States
City: New York
Operating System: iOS
“ATTENTION! Your phone has been locked up for safety reasons. Amount of fine is to be paid. Pay Now.
There is no doubt that fake NSA is a nasty and harmful program. It swindles money out of innocent people with misleading threat message. Do not ever trust this kind of message online. You are not guilty for anything. The NSA will not block any iPhone/iPad for crime and demand fine in this way. You do not need to worry that you will be taken to court or put into jail. None of those things mentioned by NSA alert will happen. Though it is not an easy job to deal with this tricky virus and unlock your iPhone/iPad, do not try to pay the so-called fine to fix the problem. Or, you are supporting the criminals. The criminals do not care about your device at all. It only wants your money. No one knows what the hackers will make this NSA scam virus do to access your bank card detail and damage your system. Do not allow this evil virus stay on your iPhone/iPad for a long time. It may access your sensitive data, like bank card detail, Contacts, pictures, videos and other similar things. Therefore, take action to remove NSA pop up virus out of your iPhone/iPad before it is too late. Next time, be cautious against unknown programs online to keep away from viruses.
As the virus removal process is quite dangerous and complicated, you need professional guide to walk you through. Please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on May 5, 2016 3:39 am