Is your computer locked/blocked by Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information Virus? Recently many PC users got stuck by this virus. It is another scam designed to deceive users into paying a fine in order to unlock the computer. Although this warning seems to be legitimate, victims should not spend your money on this hoax. Even if you paid for that, computer will still be locked. Thus, it is suggested users to follow the manual guide here and get rid of it as quickly as possible.
Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information Virus (also called ANSSI virus) is classified as Ransomware that is usually distributed by e-mail and through file sharing networks. It could arrive in files attached to e-mail messages, come embedded into letters or get downloaded using peer-to-peer applications. This virus mainly attacks computer users in France. After it is downloaded, the virus literally blocks your access to the computer and denies your access to programs and the Internet. It hijacks the desktop and replaces your wallpaper with a warning stating that you have violated copyright laws. The parasite will not allow you to access your computer until the ransom is fully paid via Ukash or Paysafecard. And it detects users’ IP address, operating system and also turns your webcam on automatically, making users scared and afraid of being recorded or arrested by the police. However, it is not real from police. It is just a virus designed to swindle your money. Don’t pay anything as it requests.
This is a tricky virus. It accuses that you are visiting illegal websites about violence and pornography. Nowadays, lots of people secretly watch porno movies and they are afraid that someone will know. Thus, they easily fall into this scam and pay money for nothing. 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. What’s worse, your antivirus cannot detect or remove it at all because it has the capability to escape from all kinds of security tools. Therefore, no matter how trusty the Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information Virus looks like, you should never believe in any words it mentioned. All you should do is to get rid of it manually as soon as possible.
System restore is not a good choice to remove Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information Virus Virus. Although part of users can successfully unlock their computer after system restore. The actual files are not quarantined or deleted, and thus continue to lurk on the computer waiting for the next chance to infect something. Thus, the infected PC is still at risk and without any protection. On the other hand, system restore may make you lose your data if you have any. Therefore, the most effective way to remove this Ransomware is manual approach.
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:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’
Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information virus will pop up on the infected computer at the start up and disable all functions of the computer. The user is not able to access and computer feature or close out or minimize the alert on the screen. The only option is to manually power off the computer and then restart it, but once again the warning message will pop up and there is nothing that can be done to access other windows or functions of the PC. And it can do many evil things on the infected PC. For example: 1)It will detect your IP and your host name to mislead you into thinking your computer is at risk. 2) It will pretend as a legit warning and ask for a ransom. 3) It will take over your computer rapidly when Windows is launched. 4) It can connect to a remote IRC server and forward the data to cybercriminals without a computer user’s awareness. 5) It can’t be simply uninstalled or removed in control panel. 6) It can escape from all the legitimate antivirus programs. As mentioned above, this virus should be removed as soon as possible in order to keep your computer work properly.
Published by & last updated on April 8, 2013 9:06 am