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Fake -"Your System is Heavily Damaged by Four Viruses" is a Scam

2018-03-18T05:54:28 -  +
Fake -"Your System is Heavily Damaged by Four Viruses" is a Scam

The message below, which claims online users system is heavily damaged by four viruses, is a scam. If you are browsing the internet on your mobile device and the message pops up, please do not follow the instructions in it. This is because the message will always popup claiming that your mobile device is infected with a virus even when it is not. The aim of scammers is to frighten and trick mobile device users into installing malware, thinking they are installing antivirus software to remove viruses from their devices.

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The Fake "Your System is Heavily Damaged by Four Viruses" Message

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Your system is heavily damaged by Four viruses!

We detect that your LG K7 is 28.1% DAMAGED because of four harmful viruses from recent adult sites. Soon it will damage your phone's SIM card and will corrupt your contacts, photos, data, applications , etc.

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Your web browser cannot detect a Trojan horse or other malware on your mobile device or computer, so if any message pops up in your web browser claiming that a virus, Trojan horse or any other malware was discovered on your mobile device or computer, please ignore it.

To check for viruses or malware on your mobile device or computer, always ensure that you have antivirus software installed. If you do not have antivirus software on your Android device, you can install a free or commercial one from the Google Play store. Click here to view a list of antivirus software in the Google Play store.

Android users whose mobile devices are constantly getting pop-ups, can do the following to fix the problem:

  • Open your web browser on your Android phone and let the page load,
  • Go to "Settings,"
  • Click "Privacy,"
  • Click "Clear your Private Data" or "Clear browsing data,"
  • Clear your "Browser History" and Cache.

Also,

  • go to "Settings"
  • change your "Homepage" to something else, if "www.hetria.xyz" is set as your default Homepage.
  • Go back to "Settings"
  • Go to "Application Manager"
  • Remove all unknown apps, or apps you think maybe causing the popups.

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