So I got a Mandiant Moneypak Virus? What is it? I’m scary. Who can tell me if this thing is real or not? Will I be arrested and jailed if I don’t pay they required money? I just watched a movie last night but I swear it’s not a porn video. What will happen if I don’t pay $300 72 hours later? Will the locking page disappear if I just shut it down and restart it one day after one month? Do you have the same problem? Here is a post for you:
What is Mandiant Moneypak Virus?
Mandiant Moneypak Virus has been posing huge threat since it’s a high-end ransomware that is hard to remove. Everyone will doubt if it is just a ransomware or from the police office. They may feel scared if their computers get such warning suddenly. Even people will be overcautious to do something to get rid of it if they don’t know whether it’s legitimate or not. So the first thing should be clear is that Mandiant Moneypak Virus is nothing more than a scam malware which was made by very clever hackers to deceive PC users for money. And as for this virus, it will ask for 100 Canadian dollars a time.
You must be very curious about how Mandiant Moneypak Virus works. Let’s learn something on it’s working principle. Firstly, the virus was made by cyber criminals who have been very well trained in computer and network field. No wonder a lot of people were taken in the first time they saw this ransomware. It looks like very legitimate with an emblem of Mandiant U.S.A Cyber Security FBI. However, in fact, as long as you are good at Photoshop program, it’s very easy to forge one. It even can mix the false with the genuine. So never think it’s really from the government. The thing really can make you be struck dumb is that it can really locked your computer system and you can’t do anything if you don’t pay them the 300 dollars “Fine”.
The worst thing is that Mandiant Moneypak 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. Even if you can start your compute for the moment, 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 in other countries, the scam will claim it’s from the local government.
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 Is the Appearance Mandiant Moneypak ScamVirus?
Detailed Steps to Remove Mandiant Moneypak Scam 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 Mandiant Moneypak 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 Mandiant Moneypak Virus
Login to profile in which you are getting Mandiant Moneypak 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 Mandiant Moneypak Scam Virus From Registry Editor
Above all: This virus should be removed as soon as possible. If you leave Mandiant Moneypak 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 Mandiant Moneypak 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 Mandiant Moneypak Ransomware yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 23, 2013 3:49 am