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I put this because is sex related and I want be anon.


I was watching porn on my phone earlier, a notice came up that I watched something that's against the new law set in place in the British regions...this could have been child porn, or zoophilia etc...

IT WAS NOT. IT WAS NORMAL PORN, THAT WAS ON PORN HUB BUT I PRESSED ON ANOTHER SITE, I THINK THATS WHY! I'm never watching porn again

What do I doooo!!! I'm 17 year old girl forgods sake, how do I tell my parents. They will kill me if they find out, which they will. Someone please help

It says if I don't pay in 24 hours everything will be blocked on my phone and that I have a right to be prosecuted.

Oh god I'm going to die.
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Anonymous #1
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I'm aware this could just be a scam, I am doing my research.
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That's definitely a scam. Don't pay anything to anyone, don't click on any links they're giving you, don't download anything, scan your computer for viruses, etc etc etc

There's obviously dodgy **** on these sites, what would you expect?


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Anonymous #1
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(Original post by PoisonSky)
That's definitely a scam. Don't pay anything to anyone, don't click on any links they're giving you, don't download anything, scan your computer for viruses, etc etc etc

There's obviously dodgy **** on these sites, what would you expect?


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It's my phone! I am pretty sure it's a scam. I wouldn't dare pay anything without research, I'm not stupid! But how can I make sure?

I found this link

http://blog.yoocare.com/cheshire-pol...us-ukash-scam/
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Anonymous #1
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It is a virus, now how the hell do I remove it?! Oh I could smash the face of whoever came up with it!
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Hello,
I'm quite experienced with malware and viruses and know how to identify scams of these sorts.

What you are describing is definitely a scam and should not be paid under any circumstances.

Could you please attach some screenshots from your phone of the message? (Please post attachments inline as I am on mobile)
Also could you please tell me the make and model of your phone?

Look forward to your response.

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Anonymous #1
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(Original post by phoenixsilver)
Hello,
I'm quite experienced with malware and viruses and know how to identify scams of these sorts.

What you are describing is definitely a scam and should not be paid under any circumstances.

Could you please attach some screenshots from your phone of the message?
Also could you please tell me the make and model of your phone?

Look forward to your response.

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Thankyou!!! Yes give me a moment, it's the iPhone 4s
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It is a virus, now how the hell do I remove it?! Oh I could smash the face of whoever came up with it!
Was it good porn though?
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Thankyou!!! Yes give me a moment, it's the iPhone 4s
iPhone 4S sounds good. You haven't jailbroken or installed any apps from external non-App store sources I presume?

iPhones don't get affected by viruses to my knowledge due to their extremely closed operating system. You don't have much to worry about, it's probably just some obnoxious pop-up intended to fool people.

Still, I'm yet to check with screenshots to make sure.

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Anonymous #1
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iPhone 4S sounds good. You haven't jailbroken or installed any apps from external non-App store sources I presume?

iPhones don't get affected by viruses to my knowledge due to their extremely closed operating system. You don't have much to worry about, it's probably just some obnoxious pop-up intended to fool people.

Still, I'm yet to check with screenshots to make sure.

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One sec I will upload them for you to see, but I just rebooted my phone and the pop is gone, before it was blocking my screen. But will my phone be damaged from it in anyway? and no I never jailbroke to anything, it was just a pop up and it did it's job of scaring me....for a few minutes...
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Anonymous #1
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(Original post by Davalla)
Was it good porn though?
I couldn't possible tell you, since the pop up locked it before I could see it.
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iPhones don't get affected by viruses to my knowledge due to their extremely closed operating system.
"According to security researchers at Lookout, they have observed iOS malware which can execute a lot of the same malicious actions that Android malware can, including monetary theft, corporate network access, device surveillance and data exfiltration."
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"According to security researchers at Lookout, they have observed iOS malware which can execute a lot of the same malicious actions that Android malware can, including monetary theft, corporate network access, device surveillance and data exfiltration."
I'm not saying they can't get affected by malware, but they generally don't. I've come across quite a few infected computers but no infected phones.
Generally, phone malware does not target the standard end user. Due to the difficulty of infecting mobile devices, especially those running iOS, "hackers" wouldn't infect a phone just for £100. Phone malware is generally more about corporate stuff and surveillance.

Bare in mind that it would be extremely difficult, nigh on impossible to get past Apple's 8 OSes of security!

That said, it can happen, which is why I am waiting on OP's screenshots.

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Lmao
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This is a simple one to get rid of on iPhone. Simply switch your phone off and back on again. Then you can delete the window the scam came up on. Don't worry, an easy fix
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This is a simple one to get rid of on iPhone. Simply switch your phone off and back on again. Then you can delete the window the scam came up on. Don't worry, an easy fix
That's what I did, but at the time I was frightened!!!!
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This is completely fake, just idiots trying to siphon money off you
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Oh God this thread gave me a good laugh! Thanks guys. I needed a good giggle!

Yep it's a scam and hopefully you've sorted it out OP.
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Anonymous #2
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Yeh this happened to me once. I couldnt press back or anything so I just had to stop the internet browser apps and restart my phone. Now i only use mobile friendly porn sites as it prevents the pop ups. I knew it was just a scam though xD
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Sounds like a scam. It's happened to some of my friends as well. It's been cropping up in the news a lot, I think you're fine as long since you were actually looking at normal (not illegal) porn.
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