What is Polizia Penitenziaria? Is it a legit message or not? How can I remove it if it is a virus. This post will let you know the way to remove this virus completely.
Polizia Penitenziaria is one member of the Ukash ransomware family. Just like another Ukash virus, this ransomware can infect your computer easily when you download some unknown programs from the unsafe webpage. When this virus completes its infection, your computer will be locked immediately, this terrible thing can happen when you play games online, visit some webpages. Most of the victims will be extremely afraid of the police, because they regard it as the real message comes from the Italian police. This virus can create a fake message on your computer says that because your illegal action online, the Italian police has locked your computer for safety, you can unlock your computer by paying a fine to them. If you refuse to do that, the data on the locked computer will be totally erased completely, and you may have a chance to go to jail if it is a serious situation. However, this is not the police at all. What you can see on the infected computer just a scam that made by the virus maker. They just want to cheat you by using the name of the local police. This virus has different version in different area. Such as PECU virus in UK. AFP virus in Australia, GVU virus in Germany. All of them are the scam that you can not trust it at all.
Polizia Penitenziaria ransomware can lock your computer completely when this virus finishes its infection. You can not do anything when this virus has locked your computer, you may confuse that how and why this virus has come to your computer since you have been under the protection of your anti-virus program. This tricky virus can forbid your anti-virus program and other security program on your infected computer, what is more, the viruses and Trojans on the hijacker’s webpage can be brought to your files due to this ransomware. Never to pay a fine to them, you need to know that the message published on your computer does not come from Italian Police at all. It is just a scam that want to cheat your money. What you need to do is to remove this ransomware completely before it causes further damage to your computer.
Don’t have enough skills or don’t know how to get rid of this virus? The following instructions require better computer skills to deal with program files and registry entries. If you’re not sure on how to delete this fake locking screen, please welcome to contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now to save your computer immediately!
The Screen Shot of the Polizia Penitenziaria Virus
Steps to Manually Remove Polizia Penitenziaria Virus
1. Reboot your infected computer and keep pressing F8 key on your keyboard and next use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press E/Enter;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time or right click on the Task Bar to open the Windows Task Manager; then scroll down to End processes related to [Polizia Penitenziaria].exe;
3. Open Control Panel from Start menu; then find Folder Options and under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK;
4. Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys and typing in regedit;
5. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
7. Reboot again and get into normal mode when the above steps are done.
Polizia Penitenziaria can be one of the most dangerous virus, once it is installed to your computer, this virus can do damage to your system files or process. The virus maker may even have the chance to control your system by this tricky thing. Many victims think that they can get rid of it by paying a fine to this thing, but they will soon discover that it is useless. The locked screen may still on your computer even you finish payment for thousand time. You need to know that the Polizia Penitenziaria Virus in not the legit message comes from the local police, it is just a scam. Do be fooled by this stubborn ransomware, or you will be one of the victims by Polizia Penitenziaria virus. The real government department will not publish this kind of message online. Next time, when you can see some thing like this that has locked your computer, you should realize that it is a fake message that you can not trust it at all. Please do not hesitate, remove it as soon as possible from your computer completely before it brings threatens to your operating system.
Special Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove Polizia Penitenziaria Virus malware with expertise, because any mistake due to lacking of computer knowledge could lead to more damages till system goes crash down. And if you still cannot successfully get rid of this locking screen by the above instructions, please contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now for a fast and professional help.
Published by & last updated on February 23, 2013 3:52 am