Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Virus

Also Known As: Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Ransomware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Severe

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Virus "Your PC is blocked" removal instructions

What is Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section?

The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section message "Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below" is a scam, a ransomware virus created by cyber criminals. This fake message infiltrates users' systems via detected security vulnerabilities and blocks the computer screens. Moreover, it makes false accusations of copyright violations and related rights infringements (or viewing and distributing prohibited pornographic content), and then demands payment of a $300 fine using MoneyPak. This particular ransomware virus originates from a family of rogue software called Flimrans and targets PC users from the USA. Internet users should be aware that the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section does not use screen locking messages to collect fines. This is a scam and paying this fake fine is equivalent to sending your money to cyber criminals.

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section virus

The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section is one of many legitimate authorities whose names are exploited by cyber criminals in order to trick unsuspecting PC users into paying bogus fines. Ransomware viruses from this family (Flimrans) are localized so that Internet users from different countries observe the deceptive messages as if delivered from local authorities. For example, computer users from Canada see this fake message as if sent by the Police Cybercrime Investigation Department, and for PC users from Australia, the scam is modified to appear as if sent from the Australian Federal Police. If you see a message on your screen from the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section demanding payment of a fine using MoneyPak, ignore it and do not pay any fines. This is a scam.

The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section ransomware virus is distributed using infected email messages, malicious websites, and drive-by downloads. The main reason for infiltration by this scam is outdated software (such as the operating system, Flash, Java, etc.) and lack of legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs. Note that computer screen-blocking messages are used by cyber criminals - no legitimate authorities or organizations use such methods to collect fines for any law violations. If your computer is already infected with the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section ransomware virus, use the removal guide provided to eliminate this scam.

A fake message displayed by this ransomware virus:

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.
You PC is blocked due at least one of the reasons specified below.
ATTENTION!
Your PC is blocked due at least one of the reasons specified below.
You have been violating, Copyright and Related Rights Law., (Video, Music. Software) and illegally using or distributing copyrighted content, thus infringing Article I. Section 2, Clause 8, also known as the Copyright of the Criminal Code of United States of America.
Article 1, Section 2, Clause 8 of the Criminal Code provides for a fine of 2 to 5 hundred minimal wages or a deprivation of liberty for 2 to 8 years.
You have been viewing or distributing prohibited Pornographic content (Child Porn/Zoophilia and etc). Thus violating article 202 of the Criminal Code of United States of America. Article 202 of the Criminal Code provides for a deprivation of liberty for 4 to 12 years.
Illegal access has been initiated from your PC without your knowledge or consent, your PC may be infected by malware, thus you are violating the law On Neglectful Use of Personal Computer. Article 210 of the Criminal Code provides for a fine of up to 5100,000 and/or deprivation of liberty for 4 to 9 years.
Pursuant to the amendment to the Criminal Code of United States of America of August 28, 2012, this law infringement (if it is not repeated - first time) may be considered as conditional in case you pay the fine to the State.
Fines may only be paid within 72 hours after the infringement. As soon as 72 hours elapse, the possibility to pay the fine expires, and a criminal case is initiated against you automatically within the next 72 hours!
To unblock the computer, you must pay the fine through MoneyPak of $300.
How do I unblock the computer using the MoneyPak? 1. 1. Find a retail location near you. 2. 2. Look for a MoneyPak in the prepaid section. Take it to the cashier and bad it with cash. A service fee up to 54,95 will apply. 3. 3. To pay fine you should enter the digits MoneyPak resulting code in the payment form and press "Pay MoneyPak,.
When you pay the fine, your PC will get unlocked in 1 to 48 hours after the money is put into the State's account.
In case an error occurs, you'll have to send the code by email cybercrime [at] fbi.Rov (Do not forget to specify IP address).

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Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section virus removal:

Step 1

Windows XP and Windows 7 users: 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.

Safe Mode with Networking

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

Windows 8 users: Go to the Windows 8 Start Screen, type Advanced, in the search results select Settings. Click on Advanced Startup options, in the opened "General PC Settings" window select Advanced startup. Click on the "Restart now" button. Your computer will now restart into "Advanced Startup options menu". Click on the "Troubleshoot" button, then click on "Advanced options" button. In the advanced option screen click on "Startup settings". Click on the "Restart" button. Your PC will restart into Startup Settings screen. Press "5" to boot in Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

Windows 8 Safe Mode with networking

Video showing how to start Windows 8 in "Safe Mode with Networking":

Step 2

Log in to the account infected with the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section 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 entries detected.

If you cannot start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking, try performing a System Restore.

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 system to an earlier time and date, prior to the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section 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 Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section 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 complicated. For this step, you require access to another computer. After removing the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section virus from your PC, restart your computer and scan it with legitimate anti-spyware software to remove any possible remnants of this security infection.

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Global virus and spyware activity level today:

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