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Bundeskriminalamt virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Jake Doevan - -   Also known as Ukash virus, Police virus | Type: Ransomware

Bundeskriminalamt virus is a dangerous cyber infection, which is used by scammers to swindle the money. For that, it displays a huge alert, which is written in German language and is filled with various tricky details, such as PC's IP address, location, OS version and similar. Typically, this alert accuses users for initiating various law violations, such as the use of copyrighted content, distribution of malware and similar. It is really important to remove Bundeskriminalamt virus because it also tends to block down the system and disconnect users from the Internet. If you can't get on the Internet and you see a warning that says 'WARNUNG! Zugang von Ihremrsönlichen Computer wurde vorläufig aus den unten aufgelisteten Gründen gesperrt', you are dangerously infected. Please, remove Bundeskriminalamt virus from the system.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Bundeskriminalamt virus?

Bundeskriminalamt virus is downloaded onto target PC systems with a help of trojan horse. You can get infected with this virus when visiting illegal websites, using shareware and freeware, or simply opening all emails that come from unknown sources. Beware that scammers may try to infect your machine by sending an infected email for you. Once it is downloaded, trojan horse blocks entire PC's system and downloads malware's files. Bundeskriminalamt virus gets ability to take over the desktop and show its fake alert:

Meldestelle Cybercrime und Kinderpornografie LandesPolizeiDirektion
WARNUNG! Zugang von Ihrem persönlichen Computer wurde vorläufig aus den unten aufgelisteten Gründen gesperrt.Ihnen wird die Ansicht/Lagerung und/oder den Vertrieb von pornographischem Material von verbotenen
Inhalte (Kinderpornografie/Zoophilie/Vergewaltigung, etc.) vorgeworfen. Sie haben die Allgemeine Erklärung zur Bekämpfung der Verbreitung von Kinderpornographie verletzt wegen einer Straftat nach Artikel 1 61 des Strafgeselzbuches der Republik Osterreich.
Die Strafe soll von Ihnen innerhalb von 48 Stunden nach der Verlelzung bezahlt werden. Sobald die 48 Stunden vergangen sind, werden innerhalb weiteren 48
Stunden alle Informationen über Sie automatisch gesammelt, und Sie werden strafrechtlich verfolgt. Die Größe der feinen beträgt €100 Euro. Sie können mit Hilfe PaySafeCard oder Ukash zahlen. Sobald die Geldbuße bezahlt wird und das Geld auf das Konto des Staates angerechnet wird, wird Ihr Computer innerhalb von 24 Stunden freigeschaltet.

Please, do NOT believe this fake notification! Remember, you must remove Bundeskriminalamt virus from the system if you want to use your PC as always.

HOW TO REMOVE Bundeskriminalamt virus?

If your PC is infected with Bundeskriminalamt virus, you should scan your PC with updated anti-spyware and remove malicious files from the system. Note that in most of occasions this virus blocks systems for trying to prevent its elimination. If you can't use your PC properly, follow these steps and unblock it:

* Flash drive method:

1. Take another machine and use it to download Reimage, Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or other reputable anti-malware program.
2. Update the program and put into the USB drive or simple CD.
3. In the meanwhile, reboot your infected machine to Safe Mode with command prompt and stick USB drive in it.
4. Reboot computer infected with Bundeskriminalamt virus once more and run a full system scan.

* Users infected with Bundeskriminalamt virus are allowed to access other accounts on their Windows systems. If one of such accounts has administrator rights, you should be capable to launch anti-malware program.

* Try to deny the Flash to make your ransomware stop function as intended. In order to disable the Flash, go to Macromedia support and select 'Deny': After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.

* Manual Bundeskriminalamt virus removal:

  • Reboot you infected PC to 'Safe mode with command prompt' to disable Ukash virus (this should be working with all versions of this threat)
  • Run Regedit
  • Search for WinLogon Entries and write down all the files that are not explorer.exe or blank. Replace them with explorer.exe.
  • Search the registry for these files you have written down and delete the registry keys referencing the files.
  • Reboot and run a full system scan with updated Reimage to remove remaining virus files. You can also use Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes.
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