How did Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus get in my computer ? It says that I am violating laws and will be arrested within 72 hours by Unité Spéciale de la Police if I don’t pay the fine. What can I do to remove this virus from my computer? It is locking the whole screen and I have not accessed to my computer at all. Is there an effective way to get rid of this virus completely? If you do not know how to remove this virus, read the post below and learn how to get rid of malware completely.
Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus is a new released malware that known as a big threat to computer and mainly used to scam money by cyber-crimes. This virus locks target computer under the name of Unité Spéciale de la Police and mainly aims at computer users in Luxemburg. Though in the name of Unité Spéciale de la Police which is known Computer Incident Response Center in Luxemburg, the statement that it shows on the whole locked page is not true and has nothing to do with the real agency. The articles it display on the locked page is stated that you have been charged for several accusation such as illegal downloading or viewing child porn sites by Unité Spéciale de la Police and you will be arrested with in certain days. The whole post is written in precise expression and quoting rigorous laws so that it looks really scared to PC users who are not very familiar with computer viruses. Imagine that you are surfing on the internet, viewing your social website and all of sudden this page came up and take over the whole screen; you don’t know what’s wrong to have you arrested on a trumped up charge and in desperate need of help to unlock your computer; then a solutions displayed on the right side has caught your eyes saying that your computer can be totally unlocked and your life will be safe after paying 100 Euros by pay-safe-card. Now that you can sure that the main goal of this malware is to scare PC users to pay money to its creators.
There is sign to show us that if the computer is infected with this Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus. If you turn on computer and it brings you to Unité Spéciale de la Police locked page instead of Windows desktop, then we can know that the computer is already infected. As a nasty malware which mainly used to scam money, it is set to load whenever trying to start Windows. And it will try to convince PC users that the computer is locked due to law issue and have no way to unlock it besides paying the fee. The infected computer is not able to function anymore unless it is unlocked. As designed, the computer will show only the locked page of this malware after log in to system. It will not let users have any chance to access to Windows so that no anti-virus can remove it. This virus is still working at collecting data on the infected computer, except for disabling system access. It will work like a transfer point to collect and transmit data to cyber-crime. For security, you need to remove Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus as soon as you found it.
Victim said: My husband was on the Internet earlier and he stumbled into the lock down screen. He wasn’t even watching porn nor doing anything illegal!!! It said he had to pay 100 Euros and then the computer would be unlocked in 72 hours. Well he paid it and now we found out this was a scam. His computer is still locked. What do we do and how can we get our money back?? Help..
This is a tricky virus that can escape from all kinds of antivirus programs. It may get into your computer via the following ways:
Open spam email and click the strange links attached or download the attachment which contains the virus.
Visit malicious websites or click on unknown links.
Download or install some free applications and movies from hacked sources.
1. Access Safe Mode with Networking
Restart your computer, immediately, quickly and repeatedly hit F8 key before the Windows start-up screen shows. Select “Safe Mode with Networking”, and then press Enter key.
2. End the Virus Processes
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and end the virus processes in the Processes tab of Windows Task Manager.
Random.exe (The names of the virus processes may be different all the time)
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4. Delete Virus Files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries of Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this virus.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
5. Restart the Computer to Normal Mode after the Above Steps Are Done.
Though pretends to be a real governmental agency Computer Incident Response Center related to Luxemburg, in essence, Unité Spéciale de la Police Virus is a virus that trying to scam money as much as it can for its creators. All of the info it states on the locked page is made to cheat you into paying the fines. Some of the infected computer will display not only the page but also with their picture or IP address in it. Don’t be fooled by hackers because they can get IP address by hacking the infected computer and take your pictures by remotely controlling webcam that are connected to the infected computer. In spite of its governmental appearance, it is actually a virus that made by cyber-crime to fraud money. If you want to unlock the infected computer, do not pay them but learn manual way to remove the virus completely.
Published by & last updated on September 4, 2013 5:33 am