The websites police.philipcave.org and alert-police.philipcave.org are related to a computer virus infection which spreads around the world wide web today. This virus is called browser hijacker, even though it also has all the features of ransomware infection. It is capable of attacking many browsers, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Mozilla Firefox. Once the attack is successful browsers become blocked. This is a real scam today, and computer users of all countries should know about it. This guide will help you unlock your browsers attacked and locked by this malware.
If you see a scary police warning from sites alert-police.philipcave.org and police.philipcave.org this is definitely a fake police alert. It is not related to any of the law-enforcement bodies of any countries, such as FBI, GVU, BKA, ANSSI, CSIS and many others. The virus spread through these sites contains quite a scary information, which is absolutely fake. This information is presented in the form of a fake police alert about users supposedly committing all sorts of crimes online, such as watching a lot of forbidden content of sinful character and spreading it among other PCs.
This computer virus that locks browsers and is presented from sites alert-police.philipcave.org and police.philipcave.org is the product of cyber frauds who want to get user’s money into possession. So, they say that in order to unblock your browser you need to pay a fine through real payment systems, such as MoneyPak, Ukash and Paysafecard. The last two payment systems are very popular in Europe, whereas MoneyPak is widely used in the US. Of course, this is a fake fine, just as the very scary message. This is a ransom which hackers want you to pay into their pockets directly. Please never commit such a serious mistake! Remember that this scary message is the malware developed by cyber frauds.
In order to unblock your browser attacked by a fake police warning from sites alert-police.philipcave.org and police.philipcave.org you need to scan your computer with a reliable security software. You may choose Plumbytes Anti-Malware for this purpose. Scan your PC with it, remove all infections found by clicking “Apply” button at the end of scan. Finally, in Anti-Malware click “Tools” and “Reset browser settings”. This is all very well described in the tutorial below.
Malware removal tool:
Detailed instructions to reset your browser settings for browsers in Windows operating systems:
- Via your browser download Plumbytes Anti-Malware via https://www.system-tips.net/download.php or directly via the download button above.
- Scan your system and delete all detected infected files and registry entries by clicking “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your infected browsers.
- In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options:
- Click “Reset browser settings” button.
- You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully. When you reset your browsers through restarting them you will see that alert-police.philipcave.org and police.philipcave.org fake police warnings have been successfully removed.
Instructions to reset Safari browser in Mac OS:
- Open Safari browser.
- Click on the Safari menu and then choose “Reset Safari”:
- It is obligatory to mark all items and hit the “Reset” button afterwards: