Cyber Command of Arizona virus is a serious ransomware, which can easily make your PC useless. That's because it has ability to lock computer down so that it would be disconnected from the Internet. Besides, this virus also hides all icons, that are kept on the desktop, and disables legitimate programs. However, Cyber Command of Arizona virus is NOT created for initiating all these problems for PC users. The main reason, why scammers released this virus, is the money. As soon as this ransomware reaches its target computer, it also displays a huge warning message on PC's desktop, which reports about various law violations that were noticed by Cyber Command of Arizona. In addition, virus claims that user has to pay a fine of $300 for unlocking computer and avoiding other punishments. Please, never pay this fine because you will support hackers in this way. Instead of that, you should waste no time and remove Cyber Command of Arizona virus from the system.
How can Cyber Command of Arizona virus infect my computer?
Cyber Command of Arizona virus is distributed using trojan horse. You can download it accidentally, in a bundle with infected programs and their updates. Besides, you should ignore all unknown emails because they are also used to spread trojans like this one. As soon as such virus infiltrates computer, it locks down the system and also downloads malicious files that belong to Cyber Command of Arizona virus. After that, user discovers such alert on the desktop:
U.S.A. Cyber Crime Investigations
Cyber Command of Arizona
Your computer has been blocked up for safety reasons listed below.
You are accused of viewing/storage and/or dissemination of banned pornography (child pornography/zoophilia/rape etc). You have violated World Declaration on non-proliferation of child pornography. You are accused of committing the crime envisaged by Article 161 of United States of America criminal law.
Article 161 of United States Of America criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 5 to 11 years.
Also, you are suspected of violation of “Copyright and Related rights Law” (downloading of pirated music, video, warez) and of use use and/or dissemination of copyrighted content. Thus, you are suspected of violation of Article 148 of United States of America Criminal Law.
Article 148 of United States of America criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 3 to 7 years or 150 to 550 basic amounts fine.
It was from your computer, that unauthorized access had been stolen to information of State importance and to data closed for public Internet access.
The penalty set must be pain in course of 48 hours as of the breach.
On expiration of the term, 48 hours that follow will be used for automatic collection of data on yourself and your misconduct, and criminal case will be opened against you.
Amount of fine is 300$. You can settle the fine with MoneyPak or MoneyGram xpress Packet vouchers.
We must warn you for the second time that you have to ignore this warning because it's fake. In addition, you have to remove malicious files from the system in order to start using your PC as always.
How to remove Cyber Command of Arizona virus?
If you are infected with Cyber Command of Arizona virus, follow these instructions that are designed for helping people unlock their computers and eliminating virus from the system:
- Reboot your infected computer.
- Click Start -> Run and enter https://www.2-spyware.com/download/hunter.exe (if your are blocked by ransomware, press alt+tab and continue entering this address)
- A warning that belongs to ransomware may show up again. In this case, press Alt+Tab and “R” as much as needed.
- Install anti-malware and run a full system scan to remove malicious files from the system.
Manual Cyber Command of Arizona virus removal:
- Reboot you infected PC to 'Safe mode with command prompt' to disable thisI 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, Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or other reputable anti-spyware to remove remaining files.
Flash drive method:
1. Take another machine and use it to download Reimage 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 Cyber Command of Arizona virus once more and run a full system scan.
* Users infected with these ransomware threats 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': http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help09.html. After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.