PRS-for music-virus overview
PRS for music virus is defined as a ransomware just like other one, for example, Gema and GVU from Germany, Sacem from France and Buma Stemra from the Netherlands. But you may be curious when you hear the name: Is there some relation between the virus and music? Why does it have a name of PRS for music ransomware. If you are familiar with ransomware, you may know that this virus always threaten people in the name of official organization so that people will be convinced more easily to pay so called penalty. Cyber crooks use the logo of PRS for music , in association with Metropolitan police apparently, to make it the most genuine looking scam you’ve seen in a long time. This is very clever since almost everyone will download music online. And once installed, it hijacks your Desktop with a rather professionally done fullscreen warning claiming to be from PRS for Music and Metropolitan Police. When running, PRS for Music scam/ransomware claims that the illegally obtained music files were encrypted and moved to protected folder. This is not true. Every one may have music files in their computer so it’s much easier for people believe what the virus told to you. In most occasion, the virus may declare that your downloading music files are not illegal, you have to pay £50 penalty in order to unlock your computer. PRS for Music ransomware claims that you need to pay £50 to avoid prosecution and imprisonment. Don’t give those scammers you money. First of all, you will simply lose your money and you probably won’t able to get them back because payments must be made via PaySafecard, PayPoint or something along those lines. They accept anonymous payments. Secondly, they won’t unlock your computer. In fact, the interface of PRS for music virus looks like from official mission that you may be convinced by its flaring appearance. Finally I may tell you, don’t be threatened by what the warning tells you. As long as you take a method to remove it from your computer, you won’t get any hurt in the future, of course you won’t be prosecuted either. For a better solution, next content is what you need!
A picture of PRS-for music virus
The routes of PRS-for music virus transmission
PRS for music virus may lurk in anywhere on the internet. In most cases, It hides in some unsafe websites or links waiting for your visiting. The chance for its spreading may be one of your unconscious click of some place when you want to download something or open some pages. Most of people even don’t know how they get caught by such virus since they don’t know that any activity they do may has a risk in bringing such virus. The virus may be bounded together with other legal programs or files, as long as you get them, you also get the virus at the same time. So you’d better never visit informal websites. Before you click some links or download something, look before you leap!
It seems that my antivirus is useless to remove PRS for-music virus?
In fact, when you get infected such ransomware, antivirus is not just useless, but entirely paralyzed. The reason is that, when the virus accesses into your computer, it will do whatever to capture the computer and after it get the control authority, it will disable all the legit programs in its way. So the antivirus will be blocked to militate. actually, you almost can’t do anything you want if your computer has been attacked by such virus unless you remove it completely.
Symptoms or Harmfulness of PRS-for music virus Infection
? Continually pops up fake alert to threaten you pay ransom which is really annoying.
? Bring in much more other Trojans or malwares for vicious purpose. These viruses can gradually destroy your computer operating system.
? It can lock your computer and you can’t run normal applications.
? It will steal your personal information for illegal usage, which may bring you great harm both from finance and psychology aspacts.
? When you suffer from economic losses, you makes the cyber cribbers have tasted the sweetness of illegal activities.
Best Way to Remove PRS-for music virus Efficiently
Since your computer is locked by such nasty virus, you have to delete the virus manually with professional computer knowledge.
Step A: Restart your computer in safe mode. To do this, please press F8 key before the system is started like this:
Step B: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of PRS for music virus. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be show with different name.
Step C: Delete all the files related to PRS for music virus
Step D: Delete prs for music Virus register entries created in computer system.
By the way: Manually remove PRS for music virus is a rather difficult work, if you are not a professional computer expert. I recommend you to get YooCare online service 24/7 in time. This is the real fastest and safe way to remove it.
Video Guide to remove prs for music Virus
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 14, 2012 12:25 pm