So my computer is locked by SABAM Virus? What’s the matter? I have not done those illegal things like it accused me, why should I pay 0 as the fine? Anyway, what is it? It looks like crazy. I have not used my laptop almost for 2 months. I just came back from a holiday. How could I do those things when I even was not able to touch my laptop?

How Does SABAM Virus Swindle PC Users

SABAM Virus is known as ransomware which hijack users’ computer to ask for a ransom or forfeit. In order to unlock their computer, the users have to do as the scam malware says. But even if you pay as it requires, your computer will still be locked. Not coming singly but in pairs, SABAM Virus has twin-born versions in other countries like USA, Canada and Great Britain with different names such as this one. But as for SABAM fake scam, it’s a new released which pretends as one department of the government to trick people into paying 100 dollars. Just very similar to those famous ransomware, this virus was also well-designed. It’s programmed so that it can cheat much more local people. What’s more funny and hateful, this virus even matches a section of speech sounds to assist you pay the “fine”.

In usual, this SABAM Virus claims that it’s from the police station and have investigated that you watched porn videos or spread pornographic information online. And then will show you the pictures when you were watching porn videos. It will threaten you that if you don’t pay 100 dollars as the fine, you will be arrested. And the deadline is in 72 or 48 hours. 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, SABAM 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. However, it’s in your computer and if you try to start your computer normally, the SABAM Virus comes back and locks your computer again.

Although SABAM 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 then 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:

What Does SABAM Virus Look Like?

Detailed Steps to Remove SABAM Scam malware 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 SABAM 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 SABAM Virus

Login to profile in which you are getting SABAM Virus 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
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Random.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\KEHHAreg.exe\

Video Guide to Remove SABAM Virus Asking for 100 Dollars Fine From Registry Editor

Above all: This virus should be removed as soon as possible. If you leave SABAM Virus alone, it will not only stay in your computer, but also can put your IP 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 SABAM Virus or Stop Online Piracy Automatic Protection System Virus 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 only remove the SABAM Virus for you, but also bring you much more other virus such as ransomware, scam virus even fake things. 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 SABAM Virus yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.

Anyhow, a professional expert such as YooCare/YooSecurity PC Online Service can easily remove the SABAM Virus for you and make you at ease.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 5, 2013 3:13 am

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