Computer Has Been Blocked by CIBS Pol Virus Ukash Scam – How to Bypass The Warning Screen?
The CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police) is a ransomware attack that targets PC users in Switzerland. The virus claims that the police have locked the computer because it was discovered that the user has been downloading and sharing illegal files including pornographic content. The warning states that a fine must be paid in order to unlock the computer or else the user will suffer possible jail time as well as additional financial fines and penalties. Although you didn’t visit any sites that are illegal, you still receive this warning screen, like people in USA got the FBI Virus, that is because this is just a malware scaring people to pay so that they can get their computers unlocked.
The hackers attempt to make the CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police Scam) appear to be legitimate with the use of official CIBS POL and Swiss Civilian Police logos within the message. The message also indicates that the EC3 (European Cybercrime Centre) is also involved and will file charges if the money is not paid immediately. The individuals behind this attack do a very good job at making it look like an official warning, but please be aware that none of these law enforcement agencies send these kids of messages. This is just an attempt to fraudulently extort money from citizens of Switzerland by this group of cyber criminals.
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Screenshot of CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police Scam)
How Do You Know The CIBS Pol Computer Locked Virus Is Real or Fraudulent?
The fake warning contains the following text:
ACHTUNG! Ihr Computer ist aus einem oder mehreren der unten aufgeführten Gründe gesperrt.
Sie haben gegen das Gesetz über «Urheberrecht und verwandte Schutzerchte» (Video, Musik, Software) verstoßen und unrechtmäßig urheberrechtliche Inhalte genutzt, bzw. verbreitet und somit gegen Art. 128 des Schweizerischen Strafgesetzbuches verstoßen.
Von ihrem Computer aus wurde ein rechtswidriger Zugang ohne ihre Kenntnis durchgeführt. Womöglich ist ihr Computer von schädlichen Programmen befallen, diesbezüglich verstoßen sia das Gesetz über die «Fahrlässige Verwendung eines Computers».
The warning is very clear that the only form of payment that they will accept is in the form of prepaid ukash or paysafecard payments. The amount of the CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police) fine can be paid either with 100 Euros or 100 Francs, and there is a reason that they insist on the paysafecard or ukash options. These are untraceable and there is no way to dispute the charge in the future as you could with a traditional credit card. This allows the hackers to get the money and once the computer user is aware of the scam they have no means of recovering their money.
Best Way to Remove CIBS Pol Ukash Scam Efficiently
If the user tries to close out the warning message they will be unsuccessful as it locks every function of the computer. If they power off the computer by hand and restart it the warning message will be displayed right away. There is no way to open a new browser or even access the start button on the PC. This leads many to believe that the warning is valid and they pay the ransom as they fear additional fines and trouble.
Since the CIBS Pol virus Ukash scam fully lock your screen and you can’t do anything at the moment. YooCare/YooSecurity provides the most professional online PC service. YooCare experts can plan out a solution to access your computer in safe mode with networking at first. When it’s possible to do that, their experts will do as follows:
Before all you people who are going to get in safe mode with networking or safe mode with command prompt, you need to keep hitting F8 key, where is the key?
Step A: Restart computer in safe mode with networking. To do this, just need to press F8 key constantly before the system is started like this:
Step B: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the Task manager to stop the progress of CIBS Pol Ukash Scam Malware. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be show with different name.
Step C: Delete all the files related to Switzerland Police Ukash Paysafecard Scam Malware.
Step D: Then by calling your register through the Run option, delete all the registry entries made by this virus.
Delete registry entries of CIBS Pol Virus Switzerland Police Ukash scam created in computer system.
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger svchost.exe
Step E: Restart your computer normally to take it effective.
Video Guide to Remove Switzerland Police Ukash Warning Virus
It is quite easy to pick up the CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police Scam), as it is distributed through several file sharing sites that house audio and video files that are shared among visitors. The hackers also spread it by placing the virus in attachments and by sending millions of spam emails hoping that unsuspecting computer users will carelessly open the attachments, resulting in their PC becoming infected. There is only one way to rid the machine of the CIBS Pol Virus (Switzerland Police Scam), and that is my manually deleting all files linked to the virus. For complete details on how to complete this task see above.
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Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on May 3, 2013 7:50 am