Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus is an online scam aimed at deceiving Apple users. For years, Windows operating systems have been the major target of the creators of ransomware, but now those user who have Mac OS X are on target. Gendarmerie Nationale Mac Os X Virus is a deceitful browser warning which appears on Safari while browsing insecure websites. Usually, when a Windows user finds a full-screen warning that demands money, it means that the computers has been infected with a dangerous Trojan horse, which encrypts files and does not allow the user to access the system. In the present case, the system is not affected by Gendarmerie Nationale Mac Os X Virus, but it does not mean that it cannot be tampered with in the near future.
How does Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus work?
Gendarmerie Nationale Mac Os X Virus, just like Royal Canadian Mounted Police Mac OS X Virus, provides the user with fake allegations. According to the warning, the user of the compromises computer is suspected of using pornography. Moreover, he or she is claimed to be associated with some other prohibited activities. The warning may seem very convincing because of the emblem of Department of Liquor Licenses and Control (DLLC) and the National Gendarmiere (Gendarmerie nationale). Neither of these institutions is related to the distribution of the malicious notification, which means that you should also ignore the requirement to pay a fine. According to Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus, you have to pay a fine of €200 in order to get the computer unlocked. The money is required to be sent using the Ukash payment service, which, without a doubt, you should not use in this situation. Even though Ukash does not need your personal information in order to provide you with the service, do not use it for transferring the money to unknown receivers. No legal institution would charge people via the Internet, so you should ignore the requirement to pay the fine and remove Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus from your browser.
How to remove Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus?
The URL of the deceitful warning suggests that it is associated with Europol, which may make you think that you have to do what is said in the warning. The truth is that you have to remove Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus from the browser, which you can do by resetting your browser or using automatic removal tools like Spyhunter. Follow our instructions below to learn how to get rid of the scam in no time.
Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus Removal
- Open the browser.
- Select the Safari option below the menu bar of the browser.
- Click Reset Safari.
- When the dialog box pops up, make sure all the boxes are marked and click the Reset button.
Now what you have to do in order to prevent new threats is avoid browsing unknown websites.