Website says "your phone may be infected by virus!"?

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On my Motorola Droid Turbo 2 that I just got on Wednesday, I was surfing the web on Chrome when I clicked on a website that triggered a popup.

"Your phone may be infected by virus caused by visits to recent adult sites!" I have not looked up any pornography on this phone or any phone, so that wasn't

On my Motorola Droid Turbo 2 that I just got on Wednesday, I was surfing the web on Chrome when I clicked on a website that triggered a popup.

"Your phone may be infected by virus caused by visits to recent adult sites!" I have not looked up any pornography on this phone or any phone, so that wasn't right. I've seen this type of thing before, so I swiped up and clicked out of the browser.

I was sure it was malware or an ad for an antivirus app containing malware, but does anyone else know?

P.S. It had a picture of the android droid holding a wrench, if that helps.

Best Answer:

Michael: Definitely virus. I had one once and it locked my phone, pretended to be the police and asked for £200 because I apparently looked at beastiality, child porn etc. I know for sure I did nothing of the sort and just rebooted my phone. No problems after that. The ransomware was downloaded as an 'update for android browser'.

I can assure you that there is no virus in your phone if you have stayed away from the sites it is telling you that you have visited.

Other answer:

Michael:
2
?:
Of course it was a scam.But why do you not have an anti-virus to prevent these attacks?
Matt:
a

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