I can’t access my laptop now. When I was watching a video on YouTube, a message popped up occupying the full screen and telling me that I have done something illegally, and it claimed that it was from Department of Justice and asked me to pay $300 as the fine. I searched it online and the great majority websites told me that it was just a scam. But I don’t know how to remove it from my laptop.
Details about Department of Justice Virus
Department of Justice Virus really scared many people all over the world recently. I have a virus of some sort….the message I received was a message from the department of justice saying I need to pay a fine to get my computer back. I asked my son about it and he apparently was on some sort of porn site. I am now on my desktop….my laptop is stuck on the message. Why is this kind of virus called White Screen scam? Just because when people get this virus infection, a huge white screen will be showed on to scare them. However, you also may be suspicious if this is really a warning from the police station or not. The appearance is so compelled and serious. PC users will be afraid when then get such virus in their computers. They may think that if it’s really from the police office and they don’t pay the fine, they will be arrested and jailed. However, it’s thoroughly a computer virus, not a warning from the government. PC users no matter in what place, please be on the alert. Don’t be fooled by its trick!
Not coming singly but in pairs, Department of Justice Virus has twin-born versions in other countries like USA, Canada and Great Britain with different names such as Greendot virus. It’s a new released version of scam malware which pretends as one department of the government to trick people into paying dollars or Euros. Just very similar to those famous ransomware, this virus was also well-designed. It’s programmed in English language so that it can cheat much more people. What’s more funny and hateful, this virus even matches a section of speech sounds to assist you pay the “fine”. In usual, Department of Justice Virus or scam claims that it’s from the police station and have investigated that you watched porn videos or spread pornographic information online. And then will show you the pictures when you were watching porn videos. It will threaten you that if you don’t pay normed as the fine, you will be arrested. And the deadline is in 72 or 48 hours. In fact, it’s not very hard to record your activities on your computer if the virus can access your computer, so please don’t be afraid when you see the pictures and hear the sounds. This virus was made by some smart cyber criminals.
After you get Department of Justice Virus, like what it declares, it can lock your computer system so that you can’t use your computer. What you can see is the only virus page with one or two boxes to let you finish the payment. Never think you can use your anti-virus to remove it. Even in safe mode, your anti-virus can detect nothing and tell you that your computer is completely safe. However, it’s in your computer and if you try to start your computer normally, the virus comes back and locks your computer again. Up to now, manual way is one effective way to get rid of White Screen Virus. Next, a solution in details will be showed to you.
Tips: A manual removal guide will be list below. However, the instructions are for those who are very familiar with the virus and good at computer. If you are not confident to get rid of it, you can contact YooCare/YooSecurity for help:
Appearance of Department of Justice Virus Asking You to Pay $300
Manually Get Rid of Department of Justice Scam Virus with Substeps
Step 1: Try to plug out the internet cable then restart your computer normally. After you can see the desktop, plug in the cable again. If the virus doesn’t pop up, you can continue from step 3. (If it’s wireless connection, turn off/on instead of plugging in/out cable)
Step 2: Restart your computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, please keep pressing F8 key before windows launches until you get there shown as below:
Step 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of Fake Department of Justice Virus Scam. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be displayed with different names with random letters.
Step 4: Delete all the files related to Department of Justice Virus
Login to profile in which you are getting Department of Justice Virus or Ransomware…
Go to my computer
Then press ALT button once
Go to tools on menu bar
Goth select Folder options…
Click on view tab
Select Show hidden files, folders, and drives
Click OK button
Go to C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\Local\
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\JDGWRhh.exe\
Video Guide to Remove Justice Virus or Malware From Registry Editor
Please bear in mind: Department of Justice Virus should be removed as soon as possible. If you leave it alone, it will not only stay in your computer, but also can put your IP in very dangerous condition. However, if you can remove it in time, it can’t do any harm to your computer and won’t ask for money any more. Also please don’t pay money to this scam, even if you pay to the hackers, they won’t unlock your computer. Never believe those so called free software! Don’t download to install those stuffs in your computer. They can not only remove the Department of Justice Virus for you, but also bring you much more other virus such as ransomware, scam virus even fake things. You may not be aware that those so called free software can be another cheater, which will make you gain just more loss. Please don’t take a chance to have a try. It’s nonsense. There is no free lunch! If you really can’t remove it yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
All for your sake: contact an expert such as YooCare/YooSecurity for professional service if you really don’t know how to remove this Department of Justice Virus:
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 4, 2013 4:05 am