Can The FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus Lock Your Computer?
FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus is just a ransomware created by criminals or from the police crime. May be you were unlucky like one of the victims who told us about this: my computer says it is locked by the FBI due to pornography viewing moneypak fine real, and i got a letter from the FBI saying that my computer is blocked unless i pay them is it just kidding me? Or my computer is ruined. I literally took it out of the box today. Can i top my blackberry phone credit up with a FBI moneypak voucher? Computer users may feel scared if their computers get such warning suddenly. No one is willing to be arrested if they didn’t do anything illegal. It is not from the real FBI but just a scam released by hackers, this scam is designed to lock user’s computer to ask him/her to pay a fine of 200$. Don’t be fooled by that malware, just kick it off ASAP and take helpful tips to prevent from happening again.
If you have the virus that says “FBI Anti-Piracy Warning” and your computer has even locked and there is a webcam on the screen. Your whole computer is paralyzed. FBI warning, which you’ve found to be a scam. They asked for 200.00 in 72 hours or jailtime. Every time you bring up the net the warning page pops up.When you turn your computer on the FBI Anti-Piracy Warning greendot page is the only thing on the screen and it disables the task manager when you hit Ctrl+Alt+Del. Since you realized the virus that claims to be FBI and wants you to pay money to unlock computer,again don’t trust that although it is urgent to unlock your computer for work or study.If your computer was locked by the FBI due to someone looking at child porn what os the consequence? The worst thing is that FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus can escape from your anti-virus such as famous Norton, McAfee and AVG anti-virus software. Article 1 section 8 clause 8 article 202 article 210 of the criminal code of U.S.A from FBI MoneyPak Ransomware is the original version. 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( For advanced computer users). If you are not confident to get rid of it, you can contact YooCare/YooSecurity for help:
Screenshot of FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus Scam
Your Computer has been locked – FBI AntiPiracy Warning Virus Scam
Symptom of FBI AntiPiracy Warning Scam
FBI ANTI-PIRACY WARNING
Why is my computer locked?
Illegally downloaded material (MP3’s, Movies or Software) has been located on your computer.
By downloading, those files have been reproduced, thereby involving a criminal offense under Section 106 of the Copyright Act.
The downloading of copyrighted material via the Internet or music-sharing networks is illegal and is in accordance with Section 106 of the Copyright Act subject to a fine or imprisonment for a penalty of up to 3 years.
Furthermore, possession of illegally downloaded material is punishable under Section 184 paragraph 3 of the Criminal Code and may also lead to the confiscation of the computer, with which the files were downloaded.
You can be clearly identified by resolving your IP address and the associated host name.
Please follow the instructions on the right.
To perform the payment, enter the acquired GreenDot Moneypak code in the designated payment field and press the “Submit” button. Please note: The fine may only be payed within 48 hours, if you let 48 hours pass without payment, the possibility of unlocking your computer expires. In this case a criminal case against you will be initiated automatically. To unlock your computer and to avoid other legal consequences, you are obligated to pay a release fee of $200. Payable through GreenDot Moneypak. After successful payment, your computer will automatically unlock.
To perform the payment, enter the acquired GreenDot Moneypak code in the designated payment field and press the “Submit” button.
Some Feedback From The Victims
An FBI warning says pay 200 dollars on my computer screen
I got the fake FBI malware virus thing and was wondering easiest way to remove it
I have one of the locked scams stating the FBI will arrest me if I don’t pay fee. What do I need to do to get rid of it?
How to remove FBI Your Computer Has Been Locked scam even i safe mode
I got this message on my computer that locked it saying i have to pay the FBI $200 through moneypack. It says online that its a virus and i can’t remove it
My computer was infected by the FBI Anti-Piracy Warning virus malware bullshit and its telling me to pay 200 dollars through moneypack please help 🙂
I have a FBI message popping up on my computer can you help me get the virus off my computer?
I got this FBI virus last night on my home computer, I entered in safe mode and scanned the computer with AVG throughout the night, when I tried to restart my computer in normal mode this morning I just get a blank white screen….any suggestions?
I got the FBI 200.00 fine that locked my PC what is the best thing for me to do?
Detailed Steps to Remove FBI AntiPiracy Warning 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: If you are now using Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. Then please restart your computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, please keep hitting F8 key before windows launches until you get on the Windows Advanced Option Menu shown as below:
Step 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of Fake FBI Anti-Piracy Warning 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 FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus
Login to profile in which you are getting FBI Anti-Piracy Warning 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
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\JGESrun.exe\
Video Guide to Remove FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus From Registry Editor
Friendly reminder: This virus can be removed completely if you followed the instructions above. If you leave it alone for long, then it is hard for you to kill it as the virus is so smart that you can’t find out where it hide in the system. What is more, FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus locked your computer not only in normal mode but also in safe mode with networking. When you turn on your computer and log in windows, the desktop just show up for a few seconds then it directly come to the virus page. This is annoying for all users. However, if you can remove it in time, in other hand, if you start to get rid of FBI Anti-Piracy Warning Virus before it did further harm to mess up your whole machine, it is not so hard to deal with the ransomware. Don’t be foolish to pay for this bullshit that asking for money pay $300 moneypak fine. Otherwise, you will lose money and your computer still be blocked. As the hackers designed, the virus blocked up everything before you can run it, so no anti-virus can fix this problem, you need professional skills.
All for your sake: To contact an expert such as YooCare/YooSecurity for professional assistance is the efficient way to save your computer if you really don’t know how to remove FBI Anti-Piracy Warning virus/ ransomware/ malware/ scam that asks for Moneypak code.
Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on June 3, 2013 6:34 am