When browsing Safari, users receive a notification saying: “Warning!! iOS Crash Report!!. Due to a third party application in your device, iOS is crashed. Contact Support for Immediate Fix.”
Never missing an opportunity to help (and rub it in), here is what you will have to do:
How to fix it and block the crash reports
Apple has directed users to a support page that explains how to fix it. Here’s how to prevent the pop ups.
Turn your device on to “airplane mode”, either by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and tapping the plane logo, or going to Settings and toggling Airplane Mode on.
Delete your Safari data by going to Settings -> Safari -> Clear History and Website Data
Open Safari and exit Airplane Mode
To prevent the issue happening again, go to Settings -> Safari -> Block Pop-ups.
Advice from City of London police
This is a scam- do not phone the number.
Never give your iCloud username and password or your bank details to someone over the phone.
If you experience this problem with your phone, following Apple’s instructions which explain how to fix the issue.
If you have been a victim of this scam please report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or online www.actionfraud.police.uk