Computer is locked by a message written in German asking you to pay ransom via Ukash? Is this Bundespolizei Virus really from the police station in Germany or only a scam malware? How can you remove this Ukash scam if it’s a fake thing created by cyber criminals? 

Is Bundespolizei Virus Related to the Police?

Bundespolizei Virus, has really been causing a panic in Germany. When people got this virus infection while they were using their computers, they would be apparently terrified by it. When they saw the full-screen message warning, the first idea thrilling through their mind was that this warning was from the police. Bundespolizei is the police station in Germany while Cheshire Police in UK. However, the fake message has nothing to do with this Police office. Bundespolizei Virus is just a ransomware made by hackers to tricking them into paying money via Ukash. Don’t believe any accuse from the message. All of the content are forged elaborately so that you will believe it.

Let’s learn something on it’s working principle. Firstly, Bundespolizei Virus was made by cyber criminals who have been very well trained in computer and network field. No wonder a lot of people were taken in the first time they saw this ransomware. It looks like very legitimate with an emblem of Bundespolizei. However, in fact, as long as you are good at Photoshop program, it’s very easy to forge one. It even can mix the false with the genuine, this is very similar to the Police Cybercrime Investigation Department Virus. So never think it’s really from the government. The thing really can make you be struck dumb is that it can really locked your computer system and you can’t do anything if you don’t pay them the “Fine”.

The worst thing is that Bundespolizei Virus can escape from your anti-virus such as famous Norton, McAfee. When you start your computer in safe mode and run your security program to have a full scan, nothing will be detected from your computer. If anti-virus can’t pick this virus up, there must be one solution to kill it from users computer. Yes, and the only way is to remove the virus manually. In fact, the hackers how made this virus have already released many different versions all over the word except Bundespolizei Virus. And in other countries, the scam will claim it’s from the local government. For example, in USA, it pretends as the FBI. FBI Moneypak Virus is very rampant in USA.

Tips: A manual removal guide will be listed 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 Bundespolizei Virus, you can contact YooCare/YooSecurity for help:

A Common Version of Bundespolizei Virus Looks Like:

bundespolizei virus

Some Others Have Different Appearance:

bundespolizei virus 2

Another Version of Bundespolizei Virus

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Detailed Steps to Remove Bundespolizei Virus Manually

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. (If your operating system is Windows8, please read this post to get into safe mode with networking)

Step 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of Fake Bundespolizei 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 Bundespolizei Virus

Login to profile in which you are getting Bundespolizei Virus 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

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random.exe (it will be named randomly)
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random.exe (it will be named randomly)
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\randome.exe (it will be named randomly)

Video Guide to Remove Bundespolizei Ransomware From Registry Editor

Please bear in mind: Bundespolizei 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 Bundespolizei Virus 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 remove the Bundespolizei 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.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 21, 2013 5:14 am

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