FBI Anti Piracy Warning Virus is a new updated ransomware which is much tricky than previous releases. This newest ransomware belonging to the notorious FBI ransomaware family, FBI Anti Piracy Warning Ransomware Scam works similar to Virus, Black Screen of Death, Citadel Reveton and Ultimate Game Card Virus which are all created to swindle money from innocent pc uses.
What is FBI Anti Piracy Warning Virus?
The FBI Anti Piracy Warning Virus is a computer virus, which will display a bogus notification that pretends to be from Federal Bureau of Investigation and states that your computer has been locked due to it being involved in the distribution of pornographic material, spam and copyrighted content. The virus infection will lock user into out of their computer and applications. So whenever you will try to log onto computer it will display a lock screen and asking you to pay $400 in the form of Greendot Moneypak. Further to make its alert seem more authentic, the virus also has the capability to access your installed webcam, so that the bogus FBI Anti Piracy Warning Moneypak Ransomware will show what is happening in the room.
If computer was infected with FBI Anti Piracy Warning Virus then victim will see following notification with FBI Anti Piracy Warning Logo:
FBI Anti Piracy Warning:
All activities of this computer has been recorded
If you use a webcam, videos and pictures were saved for future identifications.
Your computer has been locked!
Illegal downloaded material (MP3′s, Movies or Software) has been located on your computer.
Unlock your computer:
To unlock your computer and yo avoid other legal consequences you are obligated to pay a fine of $400. Payment of the fine is done by GreenDot MoneyPak payment voucher. After payment is made your computer will be unlocked and legal actions will not be taken.
Failure to comply with FBI Anti-Piracy warnings could result in criminal charges and possible imprisonment up to 3 years in country jail.
FBI Anti Piracy Warning Ransom is a scam and user should ignore any bogus alert, that this nasty software might generate and remove this ransomware from infected computer. Under no circumstances if you could send any money to cyber hacker as this will lead to identity theft.
How to remove FBI Anti Piracy Warning Lock Screen without paying fine?
The virus infection is termed as dangerous because it enters into targeted computer to extort money from innocent pc users in US state. The virus program locks applications running in computer and displays only one scary message that states that the computer has been locked due to the violation of illegal laws. The violation includes pornographic and copyrighted laws. Then it instructs the user to pay a fine via moneypack to unlock pc. Though the notice claims that the computer is locked by FBI, even it is not true. Legal law enforcement institutes do not lock a computer to inform user about law violations. There is no need to pay a fine, it is just a scam designed by culprit.
Remove FBI Greendot Moneypak Virus:
We recommend you to contact tech support for removing FBI Anti Piracy Warning Ransom.
Please Read This Before you do anything
We have noticed that many users do not note down our helpline number. They get stuck and can’t get past the removal instructions screen due to virus. To get out of the stuck state, call us at 1-877-623-2121, you will be guided through every step.
Step 1:Press and hold down your power button until the computer turns off. Shut down your computer for 10-15 seconds. Find F8 key on your keyboard.
If for some reason you cannot get Run Box to Load, call us at 1-877-623-2121 for further instructions.
in the Run Box and Press OK to proceed further
note: there is a space after iexplore The default browser will then show a file with the extention .exe. Click Run to save the file and Click Run once again to Run the file. Now wait for the Macrofix Downloader to complete the download.
Step 6:Once the download completes, Macrofix fixkit licensing Agreement window will open, select I Agree and Click Next to proceed further. Wait for the Macrofix fixkit to install. Click Close button once fixkit has been installed.
If for some reason you cannot install the Macrofix fixkit, call us at 1-877-623-2121 for further instructions
Some updated versions of this virus program can stop Macrofix fixkit from installing
Step 7:Now you need to Create Macrofix Account. SpyBurst Anti-Malware will start scanning your computer. But don’t wait until scan finish. Follow below steps for safety.Some updated versions of this virus program can corrupt registry files, so it is recommended to run full registry scan.
in the Macrofix fixkit. Next Click on Scan button and wait for the scan progress to finish. And remove detected Problems.If for some reason you cannot install the Macrofix fixkit, call us at 1-877-623-2121 for further instructions
Some latest versions of this virus encrypt data completely, so it is recommended to backup data on yourcomputer