Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus is a horrible virus spreading over the Internet now and it uses the name of Serios Organised Crime Agency to scare innocent users and trick them into paying £100 through Ukash or PaySafeCard vouchers. If your computer is locked by Serios Organised Crime Agency Ransomware, please follow the manual guide you get it unlocked immediately.
Computer Is Locked By Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus – How to Unlock?
Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus is a ransomware infection that locks your computer screen and pretends to a legitimate warning from Serios Organised Crime Agency to scare innocent users. It states that the government has detected you distributing copyrighted music and movies from your computer, thus your computer is locked and you have to pay £100 through Ukash or PaySafeCard vouchers within 48 hours to unlock your computer, otherwise criminal case will be opened against yourself. Victims should never believe in this message, it is fake. This sneaky virus attacks vulnerable systems with a help of Trojan and then it plays its trick to further cheat users.
By displaying a lock screen that detects your IP, this virus just tries its best to make you scared and it just wants to get your money before you realize this is a scam. It won’t allow you to access your Windows desktop, applications, or files. Each time you turn the PC on, you can only see the warning like this:
Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca)
British Metropolitan Police
Police Central e-crime Unit
Your computer has been blocked up for safety reasons listed below.
You are accused of viewing/storage and/or dissemination of banned pornography (child pornography/zoophilia/rape etc). You have violated World Declaration on non-proliferation of child pornography. You are accused of committing the crime envisaged by Article 161 of Kingdom of Great Britain criminal law.
Article 161 of Kingdom of Great Britain criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 5 to 11 years.
Also, you are suspected of violation of “Copyright and Related rights Law” (downloading of pirated music, video, warez) and of use use and/or dissemination of copyrighted content. Thus, you are suspected of violation of Article 148 of Kingdom of Great Britain Criminal Law.
Article 148 of Kingdom of Great Britain criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 3 to 7 years or 150 to 550 basic amounts fine.
The penalty set must be paid in course of 48 hours as of the breach. On expiration of the term, 48 hours that follow will be used for automatic collection of data on yourself and your misconduct, and criminal case will be opened against you.
Amount of fine is £100. You can pay a fine Ukash or PaySafeCard vouchers.
As soon as the money arrives to the Treasury account, your computer will be unblocked in course of 24 hours.
Then in 7 day term you should remedy the breaches associated with your computer. Otherwise your computer will be blocked up again and criminal case will be opened against yourself (with no option to pay fine).
As mentioned above, we have known how this virus works, it tries to mislead users into thinking that they have a deal with official authorities who have caught them for their illegal activities, then panics them and asks them to pay a fine. Since this is a fake message designed by cyber criminals, you shouldn’t be taken in and must get rid of Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) virus immediately.
Suggestions: To unlock your computer from this annoying Serios Organised Crime Agency virus locking message, a manual removal is needed ASAP. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for assistance if you are not a computer expert and have no idea on how to do it on your own.
Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus\ Ransomware Screenshot
Best Way to Unlock Your Computer And Remove Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus Efficiently
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 the malware. Because the name will be changed fast, it will be show with different name.
Step C: Delete all the files related to Soca Virus.
Step D: Delete registry entries of this scam created in computer system.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
Video Guide to Remove Your Computer is Locked Survey Virus
Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus works as same as other Ukash virus, it claims that victim has been caught for downloading copyrighted content, watching pornographic videos or sharing other illegal content. Additionally, for all these ‘law violations’ victim is asked to pay the fine. Actually for no reason should you pay for the ransom, many victims have already got scammed by this SOCA virus and found paying won’t help to get the PC unlocked. Instead, they lost money and may possibly make their personal information exposed. Even if you pay this fine, you won’t have your computer unlocked. What is worse, you won’t be capable to download anti-malware program and remove infected files from the system for it completely take over your whole screen. Under such circumstance, you must get rid of Serios Organised Crime Agency virus manually.
Special tips: Spending a lot of time fixing your computer with no success? Don’t want to get things worse, please contact YooSecurity PC experts now to unlock your computer and remove Serios Organised Crime Agency (Soca) Virus scam safely and completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 18, 2013 4:51 am