Solved Can U help with an iPAd Air2 with ranswomeware appearing in Chrome browser?

Status
Not open for further replies.

Bombasticb

New Member
Sep 16, 2016
1
Yes I have managed to find a malicious web site that's installed a script threatening all sorts of bogus stuff

'About:null says
Code:
HTTP://POLICE.UK

COuntry Great Britain
Your location: XXXXXXXX
Operating System IOS

You are accused of.......


Blah blah

Criminal Law  Articles this or that
Fines and imprisonment

Second message the says

Your borwser has been blocked

12 hours to pay
£100 on Paysafe card

Threatens to delete all files data games docs etc.

Have attempted:

Reboot

System reboot (Power and Home button at same time)

About to do a restore via iTunes in PC.

Do you have any thoughts folks?
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Jack

Administrator
Verified
Staff member
Jan 24, 2011
9,316
Hello @Bombasticb,
This "police" notification is a scam and under no circumstance should you send any money to these cyber criminals.

Can you please try these steps:
  1. Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPad.
    Settings-iPhone.jpg
  2. Scroll down and tap on Safari
    Tap-on-Safari.jpg
  3. Now scroll all the way to the bottom and tap on Advanced.
    Advanced-Option-iPhone.jpg
  4. Tap on Website Data.
    iPhone-Website-Data.jpg
  5. Scroll to the bottom again and tap on Remove All Website Data.
    Remove-All-Website-Data-iphone.jpg
  6. Confirm one more time you’d like to delete all data.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top