Luxembourg Police Virus

Also Known As: Luxembourg Police Ransomware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Severe

"Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement" ransomware - how to unlock your computer?

What is Luxembourg Police?

Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement ransomware is a security infection derived from a family called Reveton. It is a deceptive message demanding computer users pay a 100 Euro fine for supposed law violations. This ransomware completely locks computer users' screens, stating that this action was taken to prevent illegal activity such as watching pornography, downloading copyrighted material, etc. This particular screen locker employs the graphics and name of the Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement to add authenticity. In fact, the Luxembourg Police has no association with this ransomware - this message was designed by cyber criminals with the sole purpose of scaring PC users into paying a bogus fine for fabricated crimes.

Reventon ransomware is infamous for its localization capabilities. The security infection detects computers users' IP addresses and presents a locally-translated version of the deceptive message. Moreover, cyber criminals incorporate localized graphics within the header of their scam messages. For example, users from the USA, with PCs infected with this ransomware, observe the header of the scam localized to FBI graphics and message translated to English. 

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Computer users from Luxembourg should not be intimidated by this message - it is a scam. No authorities, including the Luxembourg Police, use such methods (locking the PC users' screens) to collect fines for law infringements. Recently discovered ransomware, targeting PC users from Luxembourg, exploits the name of the Service de Police Judiciaire. Do not pay the 100 Euro fine - if you do, you will send your money to cyber criminals and your PC will remain locked. Commonly, these ransomware infections are distributed using Trojans, fake software updates, malicious websites, and fake video codec downloads. If your computer screen is locked with such a message, use the removal guide provided to unlock your PC.

Ukash (Smart Voucher Limited) is a legitimate company and not related to ransomware viruses - cyber criminals exploit the name of this service to extort money from unsuspecting PC users.

A fake message displayed within the Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement scam:

Votre ordinateur a été bloque!
Le fonctionnement de votre ordinateur est arrêté pour les signes de la cyberacdvité défendue. Les v-olations possibles commises sur votre ordinateur: Article 274 - Droit d'auteur Amende ou privation de liberté jusqu'à 4 ans (utilisation ou diffusion des fichiers protégés par le droit d'auteur - films, logiciel) Article 183- Production pornographique Amende ou privation de liberte jusqu'a 2 ans (Utilisation ou diffusion des fichiers pornographiques) Article 184 - Production pornographique avec participation des enfants (jusqu'à Pige de 18 ans( Privation de liberté Jusqu'à 15 ans (utilisation ou diffusion des fichiers pornographiques) Article 104- Vulgarisation du Terrorisme Privation de liberté Jusqu'à 25 ans (Vous avez visite des sites des organisations terroristes) Article 297 - Usage négligent de l'ordinateur ce qui a entrainé des conséquences sérieuses Amende ou privation de fberte jusqu'a 2 ans (Votre ordinateur est infecté par le virus a son tour, a infecté d'autres ordinateurs) Article 108- Jeux de hasard Amende ou privation de liberté jusqu'à 2 ans (Vous avez joué aux jeux de hasard, mais d'après la loi de votre pays le business de hasard est interdit) En vertu de la décision du Gouvernement du 22 août, tous ces délits peuvent être jugés comme conventionnels en cas du paiement de l'amende. La somme de l'amende fait 100 euros. Le paiement doit être produit pendant 48 heures, après la révélation de la v:olabon. Si l'amende n'est pas payée, une action pénale sera automatiquement ouverte contre votre personne.
votre ordinateur sera débloqué après le paiement de l'amende.

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Quick menu:

Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement 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 Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement 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 Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement scam removal guide:

If this ransomware blocks your screen when you start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking, try starting your PC in Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

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 Police Cybercriminalite Departement virus.

Other tools known to remove the Luxembourg Police Cybercriminalite Departement scam:

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

Remove Police Cybercriminalite Departement virus using a Rescue Disk.


very informative and easy! was searching for a solution so long. thanks

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Malware activity

Global virus and spyware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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