Title: Copyright violation alert
Type: Ransomware
Also known as: I-Q Manager Antipiracy foundation scanner, icpp-online.com

Remove Copyright violation alert
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Severity scale:Copyright violation alert severity is 40  (40 / 100)
 
Copyright violation alert titled fake I-Q Manager Antipiracy foundation scanner is the latest ransomware that prompts users of the compromised computers to pay a fee for copyrighted materials such as songs, movies or software. Once installed, it will scan your computer for files with .torrent extension and then will state that copyrighted material has been found on your PC and that you should pay a settlement of $399.85 or pass your case to the courts. Of course, you shouldn't pay any fee and you shouldn't give them your credit card information for any reason. This is nothing more but a scam. Instead, please use the removal instructions below to remove Copyright violation alert ransomware from your computer as soon as possible.

This ransomware variant has been localized to the following languages: Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovak and Spanish. Here's how ti reads in English:


Copyright violation alert
Copyright violation: copyrighted content detected
Windows has detected that you are using content that was downloaded in violation of the copyright of its respective owners. Please read the following bulletin and try solving the problem in one of the recommended ways.

The biggest problem about this I-Q Manager or AP Manager (newer its version) infection is that it actually may lock your computer until you enter a correct license number for the program. Thankfully, security researchers found working registration code: RFHM2-TPX47-YD6RT-H4KDM. Please note that this code is not a solution for this problem and your computer is still infected with malware. It only makes the removal procedure easier. In order to completely remove Copyright violation alert infection please use either manual removal instructions or an automatic removal tool below. The home page of this scam is icpp-online.com. You should avoid it. And if you have already paid that fee, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Related files: Uninstall.exe, settings.ini, iqmanager.exe

Copyright violation alert properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background

Automatic Copyright violation alert removal:

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Copyright violation alert snapshot:
Copyright violation alert snapshot

Copyright violation alert manual removal:

Kill processes:
iqmanager.exe
apmanager.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallIQManager
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "iqmanager.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%Application DataIQManageriqmanager.exe"
Delete files:
iqmanager.exe
settings.ini
uninstall.exe
wallpaper.jpg
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English.lng
French.lng
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Slovak.lng
Spanish.lng
template.lng
I-Q Manager.lnk

QR code for Copyright violation alert removal instructions:

Copyright violation alert qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Copyright violation alert are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Copyright violation alert right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2010-04-14 03:21:25
Information updated: 2012-02-28 05:27:14

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<Guest>
My computer was infected the same spyware. But the difference is there is no click connection of " enter a previously purchased license code" in the pop-out screen. How can I do? Please help me! THANKS A LOT!!!
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<Guest>
copyright violation virus- I dont see an opportunity to enter a registration code, only thing I get is a prompt for a previously purchased license code ????????

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