Last night, I started my laptop as usual. However, after I entered my user name and password, an error message showed on the whole screen by telling me that computer was not able to started for the reason that I have done something breaking the law. On the top of the window, a title named FBI System Failure was clear. It threatened me that if I didn’t pay the $300 fine as required, I would be arrested 72 hours later. It asked me to pay via Reloadit. But I sear I didn’t do those illegal things. Is it real?
FBI System Failure Paying Fine via Reloadit Virus Information
The FBI System Failure Virus is also called FBI Reloadit Virus because it swindles computer users for money via Reloadit payment. The appearance of this scam virus looks real since it has the badge image of FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation. However, it has nothing to do with this department. The cyber criminals who created this virus forged this badge so that they can easily make people believe that this locking computer message is really from the police station. Many people would believe this is real because the virus may even display some photos of your activities online to you. This can scare most of people. But it’s very easy to take photos if the virus is in your computer. FBI System Failure virus just need to embed a rootkit into your operating system, then the program can operate your webcam to take photos. So don’t believe it.
This FBI System Failure Virus indeed appeared in many countries with very similar interface. Most of them just changed other names to cheat people. Some claimed from Federal Police and some others claimed from the Internet Crime Complaint Center. All these scams are fake, not really from the local police. Many people believed this virus and paid the money but the hackers never free their computes. Of course, some other people’s computer got unlocked after they paid the so called “fine”, but that would not quench boundless avarice. The criminals would unlock their computers for the moment, but later, they would lock them again and this time would ask for even more money. If you got this virus infection, never try to take chance to pay the money to the cyber criminals, this can’t solve the problem and even will fan the flame of fraud.
The worst thing is that FBI System Failure 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. But this scam malware only can take effect via the internet. That is why when some users unplug their internet cable, they can start their computer normally. However, the files related the virus are still in your computer, so removal work is urgent and necessary. 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. And don’t don’t leave the virus in your computer for a long time. Don’t think FBI System Failure Virus would disappear after a long time.
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 it, you can contact YooCare/YooSecurity for help:
An Image of FBI System Failure Virus
Why Did I Get This FBI-System Failure Virus
Some people think that they were always scrupulous when they used their computes but why they still got the virus infection. One reason is that no such perfect anti-virus can prevent this virus at this moment. New viruses will be created every day. Anti-virus companies need much time to work out strategies to prevent this virus. That’s why when you use an anti-virus, you have to update its virus database every day. On the other hand, the virus can be attached on other programs or files such as videos, photos or some other files. When you download or watch those things, you are very likely to get this FBI System Failure Virus at the same time. When you visit an odd web sites, you are in a very dangerous situation. The virus can easily intrude into your computer.
Detailed Steps to Remove FBI System Failure 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 System Failure 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 System Failure Virus
Login to profile in which you are getting FBI System Failure 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
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\hsfertrun.exe(random)\
Video Guide to Remove FBI Reloadit Virus From Registry Editor
At last but not least: This FBI System Failure 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 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 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 FBI System Failure Virus or malware scam for you, but can also bring you much more other 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 it yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
All for your sake: To contact an expert such as YooCare/YooSecurity for professional service is well recommended if you really don’t know how to remove FBI System Failure Virus malware scam that asks for Reloadit code:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 4, 2013 8:51 am