CyberLocker Ransomware virus infection? My another laptop is locked by something called CyberLocker. It shows “YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN LOCKED” on the screen and tells me that I have broken the laws. Did I really go against local laws like downloading something illegally or watching child porn online? How can I unlock my computer safely? Do I need to pay the fine by Moneypak or Paypal? How do I know if CyberLocker is legit or not? Will it be a virus or true message?
CyberLocker Virus, as a new version of the ransomware, it has been an extreme dangerous virus on the Internet which attacks the careless victims online. CyberLocker virus has infected lots of PCs all over the world, it can be attached to some programs or .exe processed, once the victims install or open these infected files, their PCs will be under the attack by CyberLocker virus in a quick time, that is why some victims will suffer this virus infection while watching some video or viewing a webpage. Some victims report that they even get this CyberLocker virus infection on Spam E-mail attachment or unknown files on removable device. In a word, CyberLocker virus is able to invade the victims’ PCs easily if the victims visit unsafe website or open the infected things. Like other kinds of the ransoware, CyberLocker virus cheats the victims by acting as legitimate message which come from the government department, some victims will be fooled by this ransowmare if they know nothing about this virus infection. This CyberLocker malware is created by the virus maker for malicious purpose, the only thing CyberLocker virus can do is to deceive the victims to collect money and information. Stop hesitating, that locking message is not a legit one, the U.S department or local police will not lock your computer online and ask for paying fine. This message is totally a fake one that victims need to be careful. Once CyberLocker virus is installed to the infected PC, the victims have to get rid of it completely to keep their infected machines safe.
CyberLocker Ransomware(also can be called CyberLocker virus) is a high-risk virus that will damage the system files on the infected PC. Some victims may have the questions that how this virus get into their PCs since they have installed the anti-virus programs or firewall. As we said, it can be attached to some free programs or E-mail attachment, the virus pretends as a normal process and changes its name so that most advanced security programs can not detect it. When CyberLocker Ransomware starts its working, the victim’s PC will be blocked completely, this virus will stop the anti-virus program from running at all and take over the whole PC. That is the reason the victims only can see the locking screen after it pups up. The victims can not close or minimize the locking page, they can not even close it by Task Manage at all. CyberLocker virus will keep taking over the infected PC even the victims restart the computer, the locking page will come up immediately when the victims log in. This virus infection will not go away until you start to remove it.
Can this locking message be published by any government department? Because there is a symbol of the government and the laws on it and I haven’t seen this kind of things before. The answer is NO! Any legit government department will not lock the victims’ PCs for any reason and publish this kind of messages online. FBI Moneypak Virus, Department of Justice Virus, ICE Cyber Crimes Center Moneypak Virus can be the other kinds of the viruses. Those malware all use the name and logo to scare the victims. They try to let the victims believe that they are the real, then the victims will pay the money to them if the victims are afraid of being arrested or punished. Stop being naive, this locking page looks so real, but it is just a malware that can not be trusted at all. Paying the fine can not unlock your PC, your computer will keep locking by this CyberLocker virus completely. Actually you don’t break the law at all, what CyberLocker virus says about downloading illegally and watching child porn is just its way to cheat and scare the victims, most of the Malware use the same way to achieve the victims’ faith. If you and the people around you still have no idea about this CyberLocker virus infection, please remember from this moment. Next time if this CyberLocker virus has appeared on your PC, do not trust and follow its instruction, this locking message is not real. You will be the next victims once you have finished payment. The money will be sent the hijackers and you can not get it back. The CyberLocker virus is totally a big Internet scam. You just need to get rid of the CyberLocker virus completely before the further damage and protect your machine and information.
It will take control of your computer rapidly once it is downloaded.
It will encrypt all of your files on the compromised PC.
It will pretend itself as a legit warning and then ask for a ransom.
It can disable your task manager and even pop up in safe mode.
It can connect to a remote IRC server and forward the data to cyber criminals without a computer user’s awareness.
It can’t be simply uninstalled or removed in control panel.
Since PRISM virus can block your antivirus programs to stop them from running even lock your PC entirely, under such circumstance, manual removal is required to handle with the virus. This manual removal guide is for advanced computer users to follow. If you are not 100% confident of what you will have to do, it’s suggested to get help from experts.
Please do a system backup before you start to delete this Ransomware virus manually.
1. Restart your PC before windows launches, tap “F8” constantly. Choose“Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop the Ransomware processes in the Windows Task Manager.
Random.exe (The name of the virus process may be different all the time)
(If you can’t figure out the process of the virus, you can end the process called explorer.exe first so that virus won’t come up)
3. Delete associated files related to PRISM virus from your PC completely as follows:
C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User>
4. Search for all related registry entries infected by this dangerous virus and wipe them out:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
5. Reboot the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.
In general, CyberLocker virus will target on the Windows OS including XP, Vista, 7 and 8 but this kind of malware can even lock the browsers on Mac. FBI Your Browser Has Been Locked Virus can be another version of the ransomware that the victims need to know as well. Most of the victims are located in United States of the American so the Moneypak is the suggested payment of virus maker. But remember, paying a fine to CyberLocker virus can not help you unlock the PC at all. What is worst, if the victims just let the CyberLocker virus stay in the infected PC and ignore, their data on the infected PC will suffer an unsafe situation, their information like account’s number, password, important E-mail, Word, Excel and other files can be easily viewed by the hijackers. Some victims even lose their credit card information due to this CyberLocker virus. The CyberLocker virus is able to run a backdoor process once the infected PC turns on, this backdoor process will open a path so that the hijackers can get into the infected PC for malicious purpose, they can even control the infected PC remotely. Your Internet history including cookies and favorite will be copied and sent to the hijackers. That means CyberLocker virus knows everything and every action on your PC. The infected PC may suffer other virus infection like Trojan horse, Worm and browser hijack redirect. Anyway, CyberLocker virus has been a big virus that the victims should be very careful. this nasty malware needs to be removed totally to avoid the big damage.
Note: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made in the process, you may damage your computer immediately. If you are not sure how to do, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by & last updated on October 9, 2013 9:44 am