I was looking at 18+ Content on my iphone then kicked me out of content and blocked me out of safari and it said i was looking at child pornography which i definitely was not. The domain is “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html”. Now it says i have 12hours to pay 100 dollars to +15095960953 with a prepaid itunes gift card or I’ll be turned to Fbi cyber crime. Please help me! I don’t know if this legit or a scam.
When you find your web browser blocked by the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html”, it means there is an scam virus infection on your device. The virus kidnaps your web browser and asks you to pay an unreal fine to fix the problem. To make the victim panic, the virus pretends to be the FBI by stealing its name and logo. The “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” scam virus is so nasty and it can slither into your system all of a sudden while you are surfing on the internet as normal. As soon as it has successfully broken into your system, the virus will take control of your web browser by continuously popping up a fake message. The virus is designed to work in an unpleasant way. There is no way to stop the virus from displaying the fake message. No matter how many times you press on the “OK” button, the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” virus will not disappear as you desire.
In the message delivered by the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html”, the victim is charged with the crime of viewing child pornography, rape and zoophilia like the message as below:
Your Safari browser has been blocked up for viewing and distributing illegal materials prohibited by the criminal law of the United States of America, called pornography with elements of child pornography, rape and zoophilia.
In order to unblock your Safari browser, you are obligated to pay a fine in the amount of $ 100.00 with iTunes Prepaid Card.
Send the SMS with iTunes Prepaid Card Number Marked on the back of the card to the following number +1-5095960953
To make the victims believe that it is real, often, the virus will show you your IP address and the icon of your web browser. Sometimes, it even shows the photos and contacts stored on the device. All in all, what we want to tell is the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” is a bad scam virus. The hackers design it to steal money from your pocket. Although the message delivered by the virus looks real, it is actually a fake message used to threaten you. You may have made some mistake while surfing the internet with the web browser. But it is not such a big deal as to ask you pay such an amount of penalty. To make the Safari work normally again, removing the virus is your only way.
Will the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” disappear after the infected device is restarted? The answer is no. The virus will stick to your web browser all the time until you have it removed from your system. You close the web browser, the virus is not seen, but it is still there on your system. Whenever you start the web browser, the virus will pop up at once and block you form doing anything with the web browser. You can close the page. You can’t even start a new tab on it. And there is no reliable evidence show that the virus is not working during the shutdown of the web browser.
Screenshot of “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” Scam Virus and Other Similar Virus
We used to think that Apple iOS gadgets were pretty immune to viruses and malware. Sadly, over the past year hackers have turned their attention to our mobile gear. Usually, the installation of the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” Virus can be completed in a short time and then it pops up immediately to lock your iphone or ipad without signs if you visit a phishing site, open a junk e-mail attachment, click on an unknown link or download an application from an unsafe source. You will be easily get infected by this virus after you jailbreak your device.
It will take control of your mobile phone rapidly once it is downloaded.
It will pretend itself as a legit warning and then ask for a ransom.
It will not allow you to change your phone settings or open Apple Store to download antivirus program.
It will not let you close Safari or Chrome except for inputting the demand Ukash, Paysafecard or Paypal code.
1. “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” can attack smartphones running with Android or Mac OS X system.
2. Don’t pay for anything or provide your personal information to this hoax, it won’t help lock out of the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” warning but just waste your money.
3. Currently antivirus app is not able to detect or remove this malware, and there is not an app can prevent the virus from attacking the mobile device again.
It is definitely sure that the message with the domain of the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” is a fake alert. The one behind this program is not the Department of the FBI or any other law enforcement agency, but the hackers that try hard to steal money from your pocket. You have done nothing wrong. So you do not violate any law. At the first sight of the virus, some victims may become much too panic, so as to rush to make the payment for the unreal fine in hope that after paying the fine, the hackers will help fix the problem. It has been reported by many victims that even the so-called fine is paid, nothing will be better. To protect you from being scammed, it is suggested not to trust any suspicious pop-up involving with police and fine. When you find the “blocked-safari.com/fbi/index.html” on your web browser, the first thing is to keep yourself calm down. The alert has nothing to do with the FBI. The problem can be fixed by getting rid of the virus manually without paying a fine.The most important thing you should do is to talk to an expert in this field and let them help remove the virus completely without causing any other critical errors. To completely get this off iPhone or iPad, you can contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by Sarah Poehler on February 20, 2017 1:57 pm