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Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

Latest threat to smartphones

 

Consumers are browsing legitimate sites - often using their smartphone - but automatically find themselves on alternative sites, which are often adult in nature but sometimes involve competition services. Furthermore, we have seen consumers being redirected from legitimate sites to non-PRS Android ransomware, where £200 is demanded to ‘unlock’ their phone.

 

 

 

 

 

Source - PhonePay Plus

 

Ps - Did you know that Phonepay plus has a new website just for teenagers? check it out!

http://www.phonebrain.org.uk/

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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

Can I have a link to the source please @Anonymous
Would like to read more on this.



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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

Whatever next....let's go back to landlines and jungle drums!

The site for youngsters is well worthwhile....

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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone


@Anonymous wrote:
Did you know that Phonepay plus has a new website just for teenagers? check it out!

http://www.phonebrain.org.uk/


Has useful information for some adults also Smiley Wink

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Anonymous
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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

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I'll try to find it, I was just clicking everything randomly (yes I am very bored).

But that's all it said....

 

EDIT: found it!

 

http://www.phonepayplus.org.uk/For-Business/Early-Warning-System/2015/February/Compromised-Sites.asp...

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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone


@Anonymous wrote:

I'll try to find it, I was just clicking everything randomly (yes I am very bored).

But that's all it said....

Watch out for the aforementioned websites 😉

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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

Pretty uninformative article. 

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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Anonymous
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Re: Warning for when you are browsing on ur phone

I might be wrong but I found this in America, but it sounds a lot like what phonepay plus are describing

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/fbi-ransomware-hits-android-avoid-getting-remove/