Fake Spam Message - "You have (5) Viruses on Your Phone. Click OK"

Advertisement

The message: "You have (5) viruses on your phone. Click 'Ok' to download a free app to remove it.", is a fake. The message is spam designed to trick you into buying software, by attempting to frighten you into believing that there are viruses on your mobile device or computer. If this message is not displayed by your antivirus software, you can ignore it. Only your antivirus is able to determine if your mobile device or computer is infected.

Fake Spam Message - You have (5) Viruses on Your Phone. Click OK
Advertisement

Scammers distribute these spam messages via online advertisements.

If you do not have antivirus on your computer or mobile device, and you want to know if your computer is infected with a virus or other malware, click here to download popular and trustworthy antivirus software.

This spam message is similar to the following:

Check the comment section below for additional information, share what you know, or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. And, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search Search engine.

Note: Some of the information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
Would you share this article with others?  +

DonateHelp maintain Online Threat Alerts (OTA).

Comments, Questions, Answers, or Reviews

There are no comments as yet, please leave one below or revisit.

To protect your privacy, please do not post or remove sensitive information in or from your comments, questions, or reviews. NB: We will use your IP address to display your approximate location to other users. That location is not enough to find you.

Your comment, answer, or review will be set as anonymous because you are not signed in. An anonymous comment, answer, or review cannot be edited or deleted, therefore, review it carefully before posting. Sign-in.

Write Your Comment, Question, Answer, or Review

Recommendation / Advertisement
Fake Spam Message - "You have (5) Viruses on Your Phone. Click OK"