How to remove Your iPhone is Severely Damaged (MAC OS)

"Your iPhone is Severely Damaged" is a scary message those pop-ups on devices with MAC OS. It acts absolutely like other adware or browser hijacker. However, it's not hard to remove it and there is no any consequences after deletion.

Your iPhone is Severely Damaged

Adware, or advertising-supported software, is software that generates revenue for its developer by automatically generating online advertisements in the user interface of the software or on a screen presented to the user during the installation process. The software may generate two types of revenue: one is for the display of the advertisement and another on a "pay-per-click" basis, if the user clicks on the advertisement. The software may implement advertisements in a variety of ways, including a static box display, a banner display, full screen, a video, pop-up ad or in some other form. From Wikipedia

Adware is a kind of a malware program that can infect each device in several methods. Many users treat adware as if it is a lesser evil, but it’s not right. It is bad to see a bunch of promotional links on every webpage, and it is definitely wrong to spend your time attempting to remove all those banners, while you can easily browse the Internet. If you are with us on that – just read further, and we will teach you the Your iPhone is Severely Damaged removal ways.

How to remove Your iPhone is Severely Damaged

Step 1. Check recently added applications

  • Click Applications in the Finder sidebar
  • Drag unwanted program to the Trash
  • Empty Trash

Step 2. Clean the browser

Safari

  • Start Safari browser
  • Display a menu of General Safari Settings
  • Reset Safari...
  • Press "Reset"

Google Chrome

Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

 

Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Delete suspicious extensions:

 

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

 

Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

Step 3. Scan the system

Scan the system with antimalware scanner to delete infected elements, if they stayed.

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How Your iPhone is Severely Damaged Infects Your System

Your iPhone is Severely Damaged is simultaneously entirely time-sapping, aggravating, perilous and meaningless. What's the ground for downloading such a virus? The only reason is – since he didn’t know what he is downloading. Your iPhone is Severely Damaged does not possess a sole useful function, but it has an experienced crew of hackers, proficient in social engineering, and they know the methods to make a victim do their work for them. The single way for Your iPhone is Severely Damaged to infect a user’s OS consists of making him think that he downloads a good tool. We're going to explain how it goes:

    Fraudsters want customers to believe that they're installing an advertising tool on their own accord. They get to it by mixing adware in a package with a few other pieces of software, of which only one is comparatively beneficial. In most cases, it's a hacked version of an official program. We can teach you how you can get around this – simply try to install only the programs in whose efficiency you are sure.
  • When the bundle already in the OS, there are two possible variants. The user either notices nothing and gets through all menus to install a bunch of adware or realizes a displeasing fact that he can only get the entire package of useless software. Usually, both scenarios lead to Your iPhone is Severely Damaged infection. To avoid that - familiarize yourself with everything that’s contained in the menus popping up while you're installing any gratis utility.
  • When adware is on the workstation – there’s nothing stopping it from turning your Web-surfing into a living hell. It starts with putting banners on all sites, and the majority of them gets clicked since you try to remove them.

This technique of infection is sometimes called the bundling, and it is very popular among hackers everywhere. They make you let a hazardous tool in with your own hands, which makes them blameless. This technique exempts Web criminals from all liabilities towards a customer, as he downloaded Your iPhone is Severely Damaged on his own accord, and confirmed its T&C.

How to protect your system from Your iPhone is Severely Damaged

You may simply defend the PC from any advertising utility, yet it takes some effort. We know several hints available for everyone, that might assist in making your machine safe and clean. The single problem is that you will have to refrain from some of your Internet-practices, the likes of clicking everything you see, utilizing cracked programs, having no active AV tool, installing suspicious software, and so on. The basic tip is to pay attention to the installation process of each program. Let’s see how it goes:

  • Such a pitfall is fairly simple to evade – use an advanced method, and choose just the useful tools. If you're unable to de-select the boxes with pointless utilities – you should reexamine your decision about downloading any software.
  • During the installation of any tool, there’s a moment when the installer invites you to choose some attached parts, according to your aims. That’s when you're installing a useful utility. If you’re installing a suspicious tool, you’ll get a suggestion to download several programs which are not connected to the initial one, and in most cases they aren't good at all.
  • You have to understand when it occurs, read a rooster of suggested utilities, and mark only the ones you really need. Undesired programs use the term “recommended installation” to make you download more dangerous utilities. Broadly speaking, the pre-selected installation manner means that you'll get lots of dangerous programs.

 

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