I am freaking out. I had a thing pop up from the Metropolitan Police on my screen saying where I lived and said that I was in violation of the law because I was looking up child porn and other illegal sites which I would never look up child porn or anything. It said my stuff will be deleted and Locked within 24 hours if I didn’t pay this fine of £500. It had all my Info like where I was located and everything. It said I can do some time in prison and so on. I almost paid the money because I am scared. Is this a scam or should I be worried. I was actually looking up videos on how to get a guy off. My boyfriend is staying Friday and I wanted new things to try. That’s all. Now all this is happening and I didn’t do anything illegal How to unlock Safari from police-block.site? .
Police-block.site is a malicious website created by the cyber criminals. It is not a real police warning but a scam instead. The cyber criminals spread virus widely on the Internet and use it to deliver you fake police threat. Once your device is infected, it performs malicious activities to help its owners get whatever they. The Police-block.site scam virus hijacks your browser and demands a fine to unblock. Hence, we also call it ransomware. Though it states that it is sent from the Metropolitan Police, it has nothing to do with the real police. The bogus warning is made up to scare you. In fact, you didn’t offend the law. You don’t have the obligation to pay the fine. It seems that you can’t get rid of the Police-block.site scam by closing it like a usual website or turning off your device. It also threatens that your case materials will be transferred to higher police agency if you don’t give them iTunes Gift Card code before the limited time. You must be scared, but don’t be. We can tell you that the Police-block.site is not authentic. Do not worry about the criminal case or jail because that will not happen to you. Now, you should worry about the safety of your device and personal information. Right now, you need to unlock Safari from Police-block.site scam virus.
Screenshot of police-block.site Scam Virus and similar virus.
The criminals spread scam virus via various ways. Your device will be infected easily before you can react. Let’s talk some of the situations.
Situation 1: Viewing suspicious sites. Virus on malicious sites and legal sites that have been compromised can catch you and block the device immediately when you visit them.
Situation 2: Opening corrupted attachment or click on malicious links in a spam. The cyber criminals dispatch tons of spams with virus to worldwide users every day. Sometimes, virus is embedded in attachment. Sometimes, it hides on site that the malicious link redirects you to. Once you click on them, virus sneaks into your device quickly.
Situation 3: Downloading unknown software that includes malware. Sometimes, you may be convinced that a piece of certain software is useful and meet your needs very much. After you see description of the software, you may think that you will not lose anything after you install it even if it is not as useful as it says. You are totally wrong. Once you download software with virus, your device will be blocked. You are putting your device at risk.
In a word, the police-block.site is a scam virus. You haven’t got involved in any illegal case. The penalty warning is not sent from the police or any other legit law enforcement agency which means you will not go to jail or have to pay the amount of fine as it demands. It prompts you to buy an iTunes Gift Card which values £100, £200 or £500 and send them the specified code on the back of card. There is one thing you need to keep in mind that no police will collect a fine via iTune Gift Card. Hence, do not try to avoid criminal cases or prosecution by sending them the code. You are sending money to the hackers instead of the police. In order to unblock your Safari, you need to remove the scam virus manually. Do not understate it though it only blocks your Safari at this moment. We don’t know what it will do in the future if you leave in on your device for a long time. To protect your sensitive information and money, unlock Safari from police-block.site scam virus as soon as possible.
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 Emerson L. Sullivan & last updated on March 10, 2017 3:22 pm