Why did FBI Department of Defense Virus lock my computer? Initially, is this locking computer message real or not? On the locking page, a giant block of text explains why it locked my computer. However, the truth is that I have not even done one of those illegal things. So I’d rather believe that I got a virus infection. I don’t think it’s the real official message from the FBI. Now the only thing that I concern is how to remove this impudent ransomware from my computer quickly and completely. Is there anyone that can help me?
FBI Department of Defense Virus Introduction
FBI Department of Defense Virus is universally acknowledged as a scam or ransomware which can lock users’ PCs to threaten people into paying money. Now, many people in U.S.A have encountered this virus infection. The hackers who are well trained in IT field designed and released this virus. And this virus is a ready source of money for them. In order to unlock their computer, the users who get this virus have to pay $300 as the scam malware says. But even if you pay as it requires, your computer will still be locked. Not just in U.S.A but also some other places all over the world, this scam virus is launching a horrible attack. The only final purpose is for money. But as for this scam, it’s a new released which pretends as the FBI Department of Defense department. No matter in which area, this kind of virus has the similar appearance that it looks real, legitimate and serious. But never consider that you can pay the so called fine to unlock your computer. That will only waste your money.
Generally speaking, FBI Department of Defense Virus always show threatening message on the locking page. It seems that it righteously announces you have done very bad things that deeply violated the state laws. The illegal things include watching or spreading porn information via the Internet, downloading document files which have no copyright, giving speeches of terrorism publicly, etc. You need to pay $300 as the forfeit in 72 hours so that your computer will be unlocked. If you don’t do that, you will be prosecuted even arrested by police. All those information is not real. The real police will never ask for fine via Internet even if you did illegal things. This is not their way of doing things. You may also be scared why it has your photos on the locking page. 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 this virus, like what it declares, FBI Department of Defense Virus 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. Although FBI Department of Defense Virus is defined as a ransomware, you may still be suspicious if this is really a warning from legal department or not. The appearance is so compelled and serious. PC users will be afraid when they 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 all over the world please be on the alert. Don’t be fooled by its trick!
Tips: Now that your computer will be completely locked, anti-virus program is not available. You’d better contact a PC expert for help if you are not familiar with this virus not well trained in IT field:
A Brief Screenshot of FBI Department of Defense Scam Virus ?
Remove FBI Department of Defense Scam 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:
Step 3: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of Fake FBI Department of Defense Virus. 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 Department of Defense Virus
Login to profile in which you are getting FBI Department of Defense 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\Random files
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random.exe (Random means this file would be named randomly)
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe\
Video Guide to Remove FBI Department of Defense Scam Virus Asking for $300 Fine From Registry Editor
Above all: This virus should be removed as soon as possible. If you leave AFP Crime Commission Virus alone, it will not only stay in your computer, but also can put your IP address 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 FBI Department of Defense Virus, 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 this virus for you, but also bring you much more other virus such as Trojan virus. 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 FBI Department of Defense Ransomware yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 17, 2014 2:53 am