If a warning from Internet Crime Complaint Center (Threat of Prosecution Reminder) stating that you perpetrate online violation blocks your computer screen, then you are a victim of ransom malware. What you are seeing is a fake warning intended to scare and persuade you to pay the fine via Ukash or MoneyPak payment method.
ICE Cyber Crimes Center is a malware that locks the computer system and issues notification simulating as from the authorities. This virus forces you to pay $400 in order to regain access on the blocked computer.
FBI Cybercrime Division – International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) that requests you to pay via MoneyPak is a ransom Trojan. The mentioned agencies are real and are currently based in the United States; however, the fake desktop warning that is shown in the image below is bogus.
United Kingdom Police is a ransom program. A virus that when infects a computer will block user’s access. This malware locks the desktop and prevents you from executing anything on your own PC. It will disguise as a warning message from Police Central e-Crime Unit and states that you have committed online crimes. It declares [...]
Firewall of the United States – Computer Blocked that will appear on your system is part of a ransom family of malware. In most cases, it is called Computer Blocked virus, which has already struck many computer around the world. The fact that it is similar to FBI MoneyPak virus or Police Department malware, we can [...]
FBI Computer Warning is a fake desktop message that will appear on every infected system. Obviously, the virus will disguise as if the message is coming from the authority – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The truth is, this warning is dubious and was created by malware authors to deceive computer users worldwide. Fake FBI [...]
PCeU virus, or also known as the Police Central e-crime Unit malware locks the computer of the victims. It is part of the Reveton Trojan family and can be acquired by visiting harmful web sites. This Trojan has a list of numerous variants and targeting mostly UK regions.
Meister Penalty Document virus is part of a ransomware family that strikes the computer by finding software and security weaknesses. It is also known as Stop – Master Penalty Document malware in English version. Though the virus was first seen in European regions, there are indications that attackers have plans of spreading the malware to [...]
FBI Anti-Piracy Warning malware is a risky virus infection that can make your desktop unusable. In some instances, it is called as FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Greendot Moneypack because it is utilizing this payment scheme to steal money from computer users. Normally, the threat is known as ‘ransomware’ because it will deny your access to your [...]
FBI Online Agent V2.2 is a ransom program that is part of a Windows locker family of malware. This group is operating worldwide and targeting every region by pretending to be a local police agency. It displays a scary warning that overrides the desktop on the affected PC. Previous released were pretending to be from [...]