My computer is locked by the Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus for something that I didn’t do. It says I have violated copyrighted laws of Luxembourg because I watched child pornography online. It even asks a fine of 100 euro to unlock my PC. I know this is a scam but I can’t get the message off from the computer screen. The scam ware screen keeps coming up no matter how many times I have restarted the system. I need help to remove this scam ASAP.
Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus – How to Remove?
The Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus is a Luxembourg version of ransomware that helps cyber criminals display scams on computers around the nation. The pop-up message appears to be a joint effort of the Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg, Unité Spéciale de la Police (USP) and Interpol which has managed to convince a lot of innocent computer users to believe it’s actually legit. However, no matter how scary and real the screen looks, this pop-up police notice is 100% sponsored by cyber criminals. It’s a scam act displaying on computers to get people to pay the fine so cyber criminals can benefit. When PC is suddenly locked up with this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus, one shouldn’t believe anything it says or requires. Proofs that show it’s a scam can be found with a few researches online. Usually, such scam viruses are created to get as many victims to pay a certain amount of fine as possible in the end. In this case, a fine of €100 euro is asked by this Unité Spéciale de la Police Ukash scam to unlock PC.
This Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus belongs to a latest variant of the Interpol scam virus family which mainly launches its acts around European countries. It seems that it has been proved by the Interpol and other authorized organizations in Luxembourg. With the accurate information about IP address, Location, Operating System ect. listed on the block page, this scam virus can convince a lot of innocent PC users to believe it’s real and legit. For those who have actually been watching child pornography online, they can get really scared and hesitate no more to pay the requested fine. It is warned that once the fine is submitted, there’s no way of getting the money back.
Computers that have Windows OS installed are the major targets of this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus. Under specific circumstances, Mac books can also be affected and browsers can get locked by this virus. Once successfully installed on a computer, Unité Spéciale de la Police scam will set itself as the start-up process of the system in order to launch the block page automatically each time the PC starts up. All of a sudden, the user will be completely blocked by a full screen of this fake police notice and prevented to access the system. It starts with ‘Attention! Votre ordinateur personnel est bloqué pour des raisons de sécurité.’ and goes on elaborating the specific juristic articles that you have violated because of watching pornography online. Then it will request a fine of 100 euro via Ukash or PaySafeCard voucher to unlock the PC. A count-down time table is also set up to potentially force PC users to get to the payment session. However, through studies, PCs won’t be unlocked after entering the codes for payment. To unlock PC from this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus, a malware removal is the solution.
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Unité Spéciale de la Police (USP) Scam Virus Screenshot
When PC is affected by this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus, the above block page will pop up preventing you from accessing the machine until the €100 euro is submitted to get the computer unlocked. Even though it says PCs will be unlocked within a certain time period, things don’t turn out the way it says. Even when PC is unlocked after the payment, it’s still not safe because paying the requested fine won’t help unlock PC from this fake Unité Spéciale de la Police Ukash scam.
“La valour de l’amende infligée sur Vous est de €100 euros.
Vous pouvez la payer avec le bon de caisse (PaySafeCard)”
Ways for Unité Spéciale de la Police Ukash to distribute:
We believe this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus can get on computers without consent from PC users via bundling with many mediums on the Internet. Hacked or fishy web sites and links, freeware and programs, and spam email attachments can all be its hosts. Also, being able to escape from most antivirus protections can help the scam ware sneak into the systems without being noticed. Hence, avoid clicking unknown sites, links or pop ups and downloading unknown programs can help reduce the chances of getting scammed by this Unité Spéciale de la Police Ukash virus.
Guide to Unlock PC from Fake Unité Spéciale de la Police Block
Running security checks whenever getting the chances may not help you get rid of this Unité Spéciale de la Police scam virus. A manual removal process is suggested as the most efficient way to deal with this scam virus because it guarantees a complete removal more often. (Note: Expertise will be required during the process):
Step 1. We need to put the infected machine into Safe mode with Networking first to unlock the screen temporarily from this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus. To do so, please keep tapping F8 key repeatedly while system is booting up BUT before it’s logging in till you get the Advanced boot options on a black screen; then use arrow keys to highlight Safe mode with Networking option and hit enter key:
Step 2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys to pull up Windows Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top; then End processes associated with this Ukash virus or processes that do not belong to the system:
Step 3. Press Win+R keys to pull up Run box; enter in regedit to open Registry Editor; Delete associating Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus files and registry values:
Step 4. Restart the computer normally to get out of Safe mode and find out if the block page still pops up.
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This Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus is believed to be a newly released version of computer ransomware the Luxembourg version. Through studies, we have found out that each variant has its targeting areas but can also reach to computers from outside of the targeting zones because of its ability to spread over the Internet. No matter what the block pages look like or which languages they are written in, the real police or government won’t display such blocks to annoy computer users. When computers are locked by this Unité Spéciale de la Police block page, it is 100% a scam act conducted by cyber criminals to deceive money from innocent PC users in Luxembourg. Victims shouldn’t believe anything this fake police notice says and should try to get rid of it ASAP to re-gain access back in the machines. Ignore its deceitful appearance, the required fine and the payment count down. The sooner the scam virus is removed the better.
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Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on September 3, 2013 10:47 pm