POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden Virus

Also Known As: Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden Ransomware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Severe

POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden Virus - how to remove this ransomware and unlock your PC?

What is POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden?

POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden is the name of a legitimate Finnish authority that has no connection with the screen locker shown in the screenshot below. The name of this authority is exploited by cyber criminals in order to make their deceptive screen locker appear authentic. The message blocks computer users' screens and is fake. It states that your computer is locked because you were using copyrighted content and have committed other law violations. In fact, these are bogus statements and only made to scare computer users into paying a fake 100 Euro fine. This particular screen locker originates from a family of ransomware infections called Reveton.

POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden virus

Security infections from this family are localized. For example, if a computer user from the USA has his/her PC infected with this ransomware, the software displays an English version and the graphics are adjusted make the message appear as if it came from the FBI or Interpol. No authorities or organizations use these methods (screen locking) to collect fines for any law infringements. Ransomware infections are widely distributed by cyber criminals who use their deceptive messages in order to trick PC users and steal their money. Do not pay the 100 Euro fine - you will lose your money and your computer will remain infected.

POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden is merely a ransomware infection, and should not be trusted. If your computer screen is blocked by this message, cyber criminals are attempting to trick you into paying a bogus 100 Euro fine. These ransomware infections are often distributed using Trojans and drive-by downloads. Ignore the fake accusations and eliminate this scam from your PC.

A fake message displayed by the POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam:

Tietokoneen on lukittu!
Tietokoneesi toiminta on keskeytetty luvattoman aktiivisuuden vuoksi. Edellä on mainittu tekemäsi mandolliset rikkomukset:
Artikla 274- Tekijänoikeus Sakko tai vankeusrangaistus enintään 4 vuotta (Tekijänoikeuden suojaaman tiedoston — elokuvien ja ohjelmien - käyttö tai jakelu) Artikla 183- Pornografia Sakko tai vankeusrangaistus enintään 2 vuotta (Pornografiaa s.sältävän hedoston käyttö tai jakelu) Artikla 184 pornografia, johon osallistuu lapsia (alle 28-vuotiaat) Vankeusrangaistus jopa 15 vuotta (Pornografiaa sisältävän hedoston käynö tai jakelu) Artikla 104- terrorismin edistäminen Vankeusrangaistus jopa 25 vuotta (Terroristijärjestöjen sivuston katse .u: Artikla 297 — Välinpitämätön tietokoneen käyttö, joka johti vakaviin seurauksiin Sakko tai vankeusrangaistus enAtaan 2 vuotta (Tietokoneessasi on virus, joka puolestaan tartuttaa muita tietokoneita) Artikla 108 - Rahapelit Sakko tai vankeusrangaistus enintään 2 vuotta (Olet pelannut rahapeliä. mutta valtiosi rikoslain mukaan rahapelien markkinointi on kielletty)
Hallituksen 22. elokuuta tekemän asetuksen mukaan kaikki rikkomukset voitaisiin katsoa ehdollisina, jos on maksettu sakko. Sakon suuruus on :CO euroa. Maksu on suoritettava 48 tunnissa rikkomuksen havaitsemisen jälkeen. Ellei sakko maksettu, rikosasia pannaan vireille automaattisesti. Sakon maksamisen jälkeen tierokoneesi on auki

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POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam removal:

Step 1

Start your computer in Safe Mode. Click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press the F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see the Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe Mode with Networking from the list.


Video showing how to start Windows 7 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Step 2

Log in to the account infected with POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam. Start your Internet browser and download a legitimate anti-spyware program. Update the anti-spyware software and start a full system scan. Remove all entries detected.

After completing these steps your computer should be clean. Reboot your computer in Normal Mode.

Alternative POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam removal guide:

Video showing how to remove ransomware virus using "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" and "System Restore":

1. During your computer starting process, press the F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then select Safe Mode with Command Prompt from the list and press ENTER.

Boot your computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt

2. When Command Prompt Mode loads, enter the following line: cd restore and press ENTER.

system restore using command prompt type cd restore

3. Next, type this line: rstrui.exe and press ENTER.

system restore using command prompt rstrui.exe

4. In the opened window, click "Next".

restore system files and settings

5. Select one of the available restore points and click "Next" (this will restore your computer's system to an earlier time and date, prior to the ransomware infiltrating your PC).

select a restore point

6. In the opened window, click "Yes".

run system restore

7. After restoring your computer to a previous date, download and scan your PC with recommended malware removal software to eliminate any remnants of The POLIISI virus.

If you cannot start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking (or with Command Prompt), boot your computer using a rescue disk. Some variants of ransomware disable Safe Mode, making its removal more complicated. For this step, you need access to another computer. After removing POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam from your PC, restart your computer and scan it with legitimate antispyware software to remove any possible remnants of this security infection.

Other tools known to remove POLIISI Osasto Tietoverkkorikollisuuden scam:

Other methods which can be used to eliminate this ransomware infection from your PC:

Remove POLIISI virus using a Rescue Disk.


who even make these kind of malwares? do people really think this is real? i dont even know how i got this on my pc, but i immediately realized that this is fake and i googled for a solution and i found it! thanks.

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