Has your computer suddenly been locked up by a warning page titled in Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department? Have you got any idea of what is this locking screen? According to the warning, you are stated to have violated laws of the country. I recently came home, turned on my computer and when on the internet everything stopped and received the Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department screen and could not get out.  I tried research with my lap top and tried to turn my computer off then restart in safe mode but after starting in safe mode it goes to the log in screen then ctrl/alt/del does not do anything and neither does wind/r which is what everything tells you to do. When I log in the computer just opens up windows freaks out then logs off and restarts. Any help? Are you afraid of being caught by police? Do not want to spend the rest of months or years in jail? No need to worry so much! This is just a cyber scam!

Fake Canadian Police Scam Description

Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department can be put in the same category as FBI MoneyPak virus and BSA Information Resources Management Association Virus. Conclude from these same kinds of viruses, we can know that fake Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus also states it’s from the national authority. This one is specially targeting on PC users from Canada area. By saying that it’s from the national department of Canada, it tries to threaten the owners of infected computers that they have violated Copyright laws and fines are requested on the locking screen to unlock your computers. Hackers use this way to collect as much money as possible! Hence, please do not trust any locking pages when your computers have suddenly been locked up for no reasons.

Reasons for you to be blocked out of your computers are not exactly like what Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus states. Sure you may have visited some pornographic content or web sites online or distributed forbidden content which are stated on the locking screen, but it is impossible today that the police can follow all your online activities from your IP addresses. Illegal activities like selling drugs or protected animals online can be investigated by police. Normally this kind of virus requires fines in certain period of times. Only will a “criminal case” started automatically against you if you don’t pay in that period of time. It is suggested that once you get infected by this fake Canadian police scam virus, do not panic and rush to the payment. Please do some online researches and you will find out right away that it is a scam! Paying will not help you remove this locking screen from your computer. It is certain that once you pay, the money you spend will not be able to get back. It will be a waste of property!

How to get rid of this locking screen from Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus? Do we need to install other programs to do so? If it can be caught by antivirus programs, the ones on your computers should have caught it in the first place. Following are some steps on how to get rid of this scam virus manually. If you don’t have much computer knowledge, you are also welcome to contact YooSecurity Online Expert for further information.

A Screen-shot of Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department Virus

What Can This Fake Canada Polizei Cybercrime Virus Do

Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department malware can bring other damage to your computer while locking up your screen:

a. If you cannot get rid of it as soon as possible, it can go on damaging more of your computer. System functions may be disabled.
b. Other viruses and spyware can be brought inside to cause more troubles.
c. Remote hackers could be brought as well to collect personal information.
d. Computer will finally crash down if it gets the chance to stay long enough.

How to Remove Fake Canadian Ransomware Efficiently

Following are several steps for you to manually remove this Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department Ukash virus. If you are not confident enough, please backup your important data before making any changes to your computer.

Step A: Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard. Use the arrow keys to highlight “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter.

Step B: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to open Windows Task Manager and then end related process [Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department].

Step C: Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and then type in regedit to open Registry Editor.

Step D: Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries as below:

Go to %userprofile%\appdata\local\temp

The virus can have names other than “random.exe” but it should look like it doesn’t belong and should have a create date/time the same as a .class file if you sort by file mod/create time you’ll find it.

%AppData%\[Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department].exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(rnd)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[rnd].exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[rnd].exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[rnd].exe”

Video Guide On How to Remove Fake Canadian Ukash Scam

Conclusion

Recently more and more PC users have reported to have been infected by this Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department malware and other similar categories of viruses. You can also say that they are different versions to each other. Vary from places and areas, Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department is a Canadian locking malware. We can see that this kind of virus can be created once in a while with different looks and languages. That’s also one of the reasons why your antivirus programs cannot catch or remove it. Besides, a fake police warning like this Canadian Cybercrime scam is created by hackers with special and evil purpose which is to collect as much money as possible from different PC users. They are qualified with advanced computer skills in order to create a nasty virus like this one! Therefore, they can enable Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department malware to bypass most antivirus tools and sneak inside the computers.

Note: To completely and permanently get rid of this Canada Polizei Cybercrime Investigation Department virus from your computers, manual removal way is the most efficient without reinstalling PC or formatting hard drives. If you still cannot remove the locking screen from the above instructions, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now for further removal assistance.

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on May 28, 2013 4:56 am

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