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Police Central E-Crime Unit "Threat of Prosecution Reminder" virus - how to unlock your PC?
What is Police Central E-Crime Unit?
The Specialist Crime Directorate Police Central E-Crime Unit message "Threat of Prosecution Reminder" is a ransomware infection originating from a family called Adneukine. This is a scam developed by cyber criminals aimed to scare unsuspecting PC users into paying a bogus fine for supposedly committing copyright law violations. This particular variant targets computer users from the United Kingdom, however, variants are translated into other languages and adapt to the locations of PCs they infect. This ransomware virus coerces users into paying a bogus 100 Pound fine using Ukash or PaySafeCard. For example, the same ransomware infection on a computer located in the USA would be adapted as if sent from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, demanding payment of a $500 fine in order to unlock the user's PC.
Politie Korps Landelijke Politiediensten virus - how to remove this ransomware?
What is Politie Korps Landelijke Politiediensten?
The Politie Korps Landelijke Politiediensten (Illegat activiteit gedetecteerd!) message is a scam created by Cyber criminals to trick PC users into paying a bogus fine. This deceptive message is a ransomware infection demanding payment of a 100 Euro for supposedly downloading copyrighted content from the Internet. Do not pay this fine - you will send your money to cyber criminals and your computer will remain blocked. This particular ransomware infection targets computer users from the Netherlands, however, these infections are often localized - the same ransomware infection on a computer located in the USA may appear as if delivered by the FBI and translated into English.
Internet Crime Complaint Center "Threat of Prosecution Reminder" virus - how to unblock your computer?
What is Internet Crime Complaint Center?
The Internet Crime Complaint Center message, stating that computer users' PCs are locked due to law violations, is a scam. This is a ransomware infection created by Cyber criminals to trick unsuspecting PC users into paying a bogus fine for supposed law infringements. The Internet Crime Complaint Center has no connection with this message - this screen locker was developed by cyber criminals in order to steal money from PC users. In order to scare PC users into believing that this message is legitimate ('threat of prosecution reminder'), cyber criminals exploit the name and graphics of an authority (in this case, IC3).
Ministrstvo Za Notranje Zadeve Policija Virus - how to unblock your computer?
What is Ministrstvo Za Notranje Zadeve Policija?
Ministrstvo Za Notranje Zadeve Policija is a ransomware infection targeting PC users from Slovenia. This deceptive screen locker originates from a family of ransomware called Urausy. Although the localized version targets Slovenian users, variants also target users from the USA, displaying the message in English and exploiting the name of the FBI. This particular ransomware infection makes false statements - asserting that computer users have been downloading copyrighted content or watching pornography, and are thus obliged to pay a 100 Euro fine to unlock their PCs. In fact, the Slovenian police have no connection with this message. It is a scam created by cyber criminals who make money from unsuspecting PC users who fall for their trickery and pay the bogus fine.
DealCabby - how to eliminate this adware?
What is DealCabby?
DealCabby is a browser add-on claiming to 'enhance' users' Internet browsing experience by displaying third party ads with various deals, coupons, and offers. This browser plug-in alone is not technically considered malware or a virus, however, it is categorized as an unwanted application, since it commonly installs on users' systems without their consent. Stealth installations such as these may occur since many browser add-ons (including DealBuddy) are bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet. Free software developers often bundle their programs with browser toolbars and plug-ins for monetization purposes.
Alnaddy.com - how to eliminate browser redirects to this website (Alnaddy Toolbar)?
What is Alnaddy.com?
Alnaddy.com is a popular news site. Recently, computer users have complained that Internet browsers redirect to alnaddy.com without their consent. Further investigation of this problem has revealed that this website uses browser add-ons for promotional purposes. Redirects to this website are not related to malware or virus infections, however, they are a consequence of the Alnaddy toolbar installation to your Internet browser. This browser add-on can be downloaded from alnaddy.com or it may come bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet.
allgameshome.com - how to remove browser redirects to home.allgameshome.com?
What is Home.allgameshome.com?
allgameshome.com is a popular flash games website promoted using games downloads. This website alone is not related to malware or viruses, however, redirects to home.allgameshome.com are caused by downloading games from this website. Each time you download a game from this site, you are asked to change your Internet browser homepage and default search engine to home.allgameshome.com The site to which computer users are redirected, presents a search bar using a customized Google search engine. This search engine should not lead to computer security problems, however, using it for daily Internet searches provides no advantages over mainstream search engines.
RivalGaming - how to eliminate adware related to this browser add-on (redirects to ilitili.com)?
What is RivalGaming?
The RivalGaming.com website offers free and premium flash games for its users to play. This website is not related to viruses or malware, however, owners of this website use deceptive methods to monetize their web traffic. When computer users clicks on premium games listed in RivalGaming.com, they are required to install additional browser add-ons prior to playing the selected games. The add-on, which is installed on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, Google Chrome), is categorized as adware. The browser plug-in collects information about users' Internet surfing habits and then displays text links, pop-up, pop-under, floating, and transitional advertisements.
TornTV - how to eliminate browser redirects and add-ons related to this software?
What is TornTV?
TornTV is free software that enables users to watch TV via their computers. This program alone is not technically a virus or malware, however, its developers use deceptive methods to monetize their product. Their free software is bundled with various browser plug-ins, which modify users' Internet browser settings, thus causing redirect problems. Most free software developers bundle their programs with one toolbar or plug-in, however, TornTV developers bundle theirs with several. Therefore, when computer users install TornTV, they will also install Babylon toolbar and Yontoo adware.
eType browser add-on - how to eliminate browser redirects to search.etype.com?
What is eType?
The eType browser extension is a translation, dictionary, and auto-complete browser add-on. It can be downloaded from its homepage or it may be bundled with free software that computer users download from the Internet. Whilst this extension may be useful to many computer users, you should express caution when installing the free version. If you fail to check each installation window carefully, your Internet browser homepage and default search engine will be changed to search.etype.com Moreover, the free version of eType is bundled with a toolbar, which displays deceptive offers and ads.
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