Computer blocked by Palestinian Civil Police Force Virus (cashU scam) removal instructions
Palestinian Civil Police Force message blocking computer's screen and asking to pay a fine for supposedly made law violations is not legitimate, it's a ransomware virus which is created by Cyber criminals to extort money from unsuspecting PC users from Palestine.This fake message presents deceptive claims that computer was blocked due to watching pornography or for using pirated music and video files. Notice that paying this fine of 100$ (100 Euro or 500 NIS) would equal to sending one's money to Cyber criminals who are responsible for creating this scam. This particular ransomware virus originates from a family called Urausy and is targeted at Palestinian PC users.
Computer users be aware of the fact that none of the authorities (including Palestinian Civil Police Force) or organizations around the world are using such computer's screen blocking messages to collect fines for any law violations. Ransomware viruses from Urausy family are localized so that PC users from different countries would see these fake messages as if they were send by user's local authorities. For example computer users from Canada would see this message as if it was send by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and for PC users from Australia this message would be changed to appear that it was send by Australian Federal Police. If you see this message on your computer you can be sure that you are dealing with a ransomware virus, don't pay any fines - it's a scam.
Palestinian Civil Police Force ransomware virus infiltrates Internet user's operating system using exploit kits which injects malicious code to one's computer using found security vulnerabilities. Most commonly such malware is being spread using drive-by downloads, malicious websites and infected email messages. If you see this message you shouldn't trust it, use the provided removal guide to eliminate Palestinian Civil Police Force cashU scam from one's computer.
Palestinian Civil Police Force virus removal:
During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then select Safe mode with networking from the list and press ENTER.
Video showing how to start Windows 7 in "Safe Mode with Networking":
Log in to the account that is infected with Palestinian Civil Police Force ransomware virus. Start your Internet browser and download a legitimate anti-spyware program. Update the anti-spyware software and start a full system scan. Remove all the entries that it detects.
If you can't start your computer in safe mode with networking, try doing a system restore.
Video showing how to remove ransomware virus using "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and "System Restore":
1. Start your computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt - During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then select Safe mode with command prompt from the list and press ENTER.
2. When command prompt mode loads enter the following line: cd restore and press ENTER.
3. Next type this line: rstrui.exe and press ENTER.
4. In the opened window click "Next".
5. Select one of the available restore point and click "Next" (this will restore your computer's system to an earlier time and date, before the ransomware infiltrated your PC).
6. In the opened window click "Yes".
7. After restoring your computer to a previous date download and scan your PC with a recommended anti-spyware software to eliminate any left remnants of Palestinian Civil Police Force ransomware virus.
Other tools known to remove Palestinian Civil Police Force ransomware virus: