Android Fbi Prism Virus samsung on galaxy s7 egde

Discussion in 'Malware Removal Assistance For Mobile' started by Mr.Bear, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. Mr.Bear

    Mr.Bear New Member

    Oct 30, 2016
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    Trying to remove fbi prism virus accidentally downloaded a video player that gave me the virus I can get rid of it if I could turn off my phone and get into safe mode but the virus isnt letting me turn off my phone.. HELP PLEASE!!!
     
  2. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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  3. Tony210

    Tony210 New Member

    Apr 7, 2017
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  4. ChanceEMcNish429

    ChanceEMcNish429 New Member

    Jul 3, 2017
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    I have the same problem. But i am unable to turn off my phone. I have no acess to the battery, my phone won't die from power drainage, and i have no acess to the power button
    Any advice would be greatly apperciated
     
  5. Parsevol

    Parsevol New Member

    Jul 23, 2017
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    Seattle, WA
    Windows 7
    Malwarebytes
    I had the same thing, and just got rid of it! There should be a glitch when you hold the power button down where the small bit of screen visible that isn't the Ransomware goes all blurry. After that's happened, if you press basically everywhere where there's words eventually you should find a broken one that allows you to access the HTML. I was able to turn it off like that. Although I have an LGE Stylo 2, so it's probably different for you. Another way is to download Avast onto your phone, reboot your phone by removing the battery or doing the master reset (but not the factory reset), and then getting fast enough to beat the virus activating and get Avast to open. But you only have a few shots, since it gets faster and faster at launch every time. If neither of those work, you're gonna have to factory reset your phone, pal.
     
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  6. HaMeR

    HaMeR Level 3
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    Sep 16, 2014
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    How did you get infected on a phone?
     
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