Recently, a new variant of the infamous “Ukash virus” called Eenheid Voor de Bestruding Cybercrime appears and begins to attack users in Netherlands. It will completely lock the target computers and demand for 100 euros ransom once it is installed. Is it real? Although this scary message seems to be legitimate, there is no reason should you trust it since this is a hoax. This Ransomware is usually designed to deceive innocent users and steal money from their pockets. Never become the victim of this scam. Users should remove this nasty virus as soon as possible.
Politie Eenheid Voor de Bestruding Cybercrime is a computer virus that can display fraudulent police alerts, block you from using any applications and threaten you with legal action if you don’t pay a fee within a short time period. Being as a Ransomware, it can perform the same evil actions like System Cleaner Virus, Stop Online Piracy Automatic Protection System Virus and Australian Federal Police Ukash Virus by disabling major PC functions and pretending to be a message from a local legal entity. Although this Ransomware written in Dutch claims if you don’t pay the fine through Ukash within the deadline, it is possible to prosecute you or something, you still can relax in knowing that messages from this virus are illegitimate and can be ignored as a sophisticated form of extortion.
Most of time, this virus is installed by fake codecs updates, drive-by-downloads from malicious sites and widely-distributed files on P2P networks. When it is installed, it immediately blocks your computer and prevents you from doing any actions. This nasty virus will launch itself automatically when you log in Windows and will not give you a way to close its pop-up normally. Thus, it is impossible for you to open any applications including your antivirus to cope with this pest. Even if you may have the chance to unlock your PC momentarily in safe mode, antivirus programs still find nothing related to this tricky Ransomware. As mentioned above, we can know how malicious the virus is. Quickly follow the manual guide below to get rid of this Ransomware from your computer for good.
No matter how trusty the Eenheid Voor de Bestruding Cybercrime Ukash Virus looks like, you should never believe in any words it mentioned. Even if it seems to be scary by turning on your webcam without your permission as if it is recording you or even detecting and showing your IP address, you still have to ignore its ignominious activities and remove it as quickly as you can.
1. It blocks you from accessing to the desktop so that you can’t use the computer at all.
2. It is designed to fool with computer users and mislead them into thinking everything is real.
3. It may bring other harmful threats which harm your hard drive and lead to fatal damage.
4. It drops malicious files and folders in your computer as authorized ones to escape from the detection of anti-virus tools.
5. It compromises your privacy and security.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].tmp
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe”
Eenheid Voor de Bestruding Cybercrime Ukash Virus is a fake pop-up message created by a Ransomware threat that mostly targets computer users in Netherlands. Although Ukash Virus pop-ups claim to have legal authority and may even warn you of consequences to your PC (such as file deletion) if you don’t pay their fines, you should never feel the need to pay the ransom from Ukash Virus infections or other ransomware attacks. Still have no clues to remove the virus since your current antivirus is ineffective? Users must know a fact that currently there are no antivirus programs available to fight against this tricky virus. It needs and only to be removed manually with expertise. As mentioned above, you can see the entire purpose of this Ransomware is to persuade you that the exclusive way to regain access to your PC is to spend money on its fraudulent ransom scheme. No one can guarantee if your computer will be back to normal after paying the 100 euros fine since it is a well-designed hoax, but you will definitely lose your money once you did that. To sum up, this risky Ransomware must be removed instantly before it totally messes up your computer.
Published by & last updated on June 7, 2013 7:06 am