Android/SLocker.A Virus, a highly dangerous virus, is mainly targeting on Android device, phone or tablet. Now, it spreads widely on the Internet which make many people who use Android phone or tablet so frightened. Android/SLocker.A Virus is designed by cyber criminals which belongs to a big family of virus in reality. That is to say, those illegal designers own series of viruses, aim at defrauding and stealing money from the general public victims. In addition, the private data on the targeted Android device is under the risk, especially financial information. Briefly, if the Android device is locked suddenly, with the notice that the phone is blocked by Android/SLocker.A Virus, this Android device must be infected by Android/SLocker.A Virus indeed. It would call the victims for paying an amount of money to unlock the blocked Android phone. Of course, Android/SLocker.A Virus refers to a fake FBI alert because there is a pitfall for scaring Android device users. In a word, when people have found that the Android device is infected by Android/SLocker.A Virus, phone or tablet, no matter any time, the only advisable way to save is to remove Android/SLocker.A Virus from Android device as soon as possible.
When the Android/SLocker.A Virus is installed on Android devices, after locking the screen, it will display a fake message from the FBI. In the pop up, Android/SLocker.A Virus makes up that the Android phone is blocked by some of safety reasons. At the same time, it accuses Android owners of some illegal actions, like the breach of copyright, the use of unauthorized or prohibited apps and watching child porn videos. Most of the victims have no such of this action. Those are all the lies made by hackers. However, most inexperienced users are scared a lot to believe. As Android operating system can be called as the most popular smart phone operating system around the world, which also means that the largest number of users base, now it has gradually become the illegal earning tool by more and more hackers. The most frequently, Android/SLocker.A Virus is inserted into applications which would infect the Android device once the application installed. Then, once it works, it would block screen immediately to stop users’ managing which is also to prevent from removing by existing anti-virus application. From experts, infected Android users should take a quick reaction to save the device. If there is any trouble in the progress of removal, feel free to ask VilmaTech experts for help.
There is not the end to just locking the screen. Cyber criminals preparing everything in advanced are to defraud money in the end. In that pop up alert, there is a notice that if Android device users want to unlock the device, they should pay such an amount of fine as required. What’s worse, it scares that paying fine is the only way for people to recover the locked phone. With a count-down deadline, some of the victims have paid that fake fine. However, they do not see anything have changed. At that time, they just have realized that they fell into another pitfall by hackers. In a word, victims should not follow any tip from cyber criminals which must lead to a worse situation. When the Android device is attacked by Android/SLocker.A Virus, it is the emergency to remove it from Android device but not do other things in vain. It is hard to say when the time the device locked that if the device is attacked by other ransomware. Therefore, once there is a locked screen, it is advisable to search some professional help from VilmaTech experts fro some technical instructions to remove Android/SLocker.A Virus.
Hold the power button until there is a pop-up menu.
Keep pressing “power off”several seconds until there is a confirmation to ask you if you want your device to reboot into “safe mode”.
Choose “OK” to continue.
In the main menu, find “settings”, then choose “manage applications”.
Uninstall the related application.
Find out files option in the main menu.
Select all the remaining files in the phone and then delete them.
Reboot the phone.
Android/SLocker.A Virus, the risky malicious causes plenty of troubles to Android device and their users. Unfortunately, most people are attacked by no reason. So, it is an alert for Android device users to develop a good habit in daily life. Although there are many risks in Android operating system, like the availability to upload or download applications. Not just learn some easy tips to remove Android/SLocker.A Virus, but also do other things to prevent from infection. In addition, People should not click any link unknown or get into some strange website, download app from unknown resource or strange attachment following email. To update anti-virus application in time is very significant. That must be the most effective ways to prevent infection now. If it is so unfortunate to be infected, feel free to ask VilmaTeach experts for help. They will try their best to make the infected Android device recovered.