Police virus (ransomware) still attacks various countries today
Ransomware is a special type of computer virus that locks the desktop of the infected PC with a special warning that can’t be removed easily. In the majority of the cases the ransomwares claim to be some scary notifications supposedly coming from the police. Today many corners of the globe have suffered from this serious threat, and users are being actively misled by various ransomware programs that are specifically designed for some special country. And, in fact, there are many various “faces” of this infection. The screenshots given below show how some of them look like.
Generalizing the above-mentioned ransomware samples, we can tell of the following scary notifications that have the following yet scary notifications:
The locker asks its victim to pay the fine for committing some fake crimes allegedly performed via the infected computer. The malware makers ask users to pay the fine via Ukash, Paysafecard or GreenDot MoneyPak payment systems. Please do not ever make such mistakes! If you do this the chances are that you will never get your money back. Instead, use legitimate and powerful security software to remove all the above-mentioned infections. We recommend you to try using GridinSoft Trojan Killer by first restarting your computer into safe mode with networking. If you have any troubles doing so please immediately get in touch with us via all available support channels (preferably via ticket support system).