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Cyber Command of Washington virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Julie Splinters - -   Also known as Ukash virus, Police virus | Type: Ransomware

Cyber Command of Washington virus is a dangerous cyber infection, which belongs to ransomware category. That's because it blocks computers and then shows a huge warning reporting about different law violations. Note that you may be accused for viewing copyrighted content, spreading pornographic material and initiating other illegal activities. After that, this warning claims that you have to pay a fine of $300 if you want to avoid getting into jail or paying much bigger fine. Of course, this is only a misleading story, which is used by hackers to swindle the money from PC users. So, you must NEVER pay the fine if you don't want to support these bad guys and their future projects. Instead of that, you must remove Cyber Command of Washington virus from the system. We warn you that this task may be hard for you because ransomware blocks Internet connection and kills legitimate security software.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Cyber Command of Washington virus?

The distribution of Cyber Command of Washington virus is closely related to trojan horse, which can infiltrate computer unnoticed. In most of the cases, these threats hide inside forged program updates, unlicensed software, spam and similar places. As soon as user click on the infected email's attachment, he/she downloads trojan, which additionally modifies computer and downloads Cyber Command of Washington virus files. After that, user starts seeing such warning:

USA Cyber Crime Investigations

Cyber Command of Washington
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.
The penalty set must be paid 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 wilt be opened against you. Amount of firm is 300$. You can settle the fine with MoneyPak or MoneyGram xpress Packet vouchers.

Please, be very careful with this virus because it can harm your computer in many ways. In order to remove it from the system, follow the guide below:


If you are infected with Cyber Command of Washington virus, you will notice that you can't launch any legitimate program. Of course, it blocks antispyware programs as well.. In this case, you should firstly unlock your computer and then scan its system with updated anti-spyware. For that, follow special instructions given below:

Cyber Command of Washington removal guide:

  1. Reboot your infected computer.
  2. Click Start -> Run and enter (if your are blocked by ransomware, press alt+tab and continue entering this address)
  3. A warning that belongs to ransomware may show up again. In this case, press Alt+Tab and “R” as much as needed.
  4. Install anti-malware and run a full system scan to remove malicious files from the system.

Manual Cyber Command of Washington virus removal:

  1. Reboot you infected PC to 'Safe mode with command prompt' to disable thisI virus (this should be working with all versions of this threat)
  2. Run Regedit
  3. Search for WinLogon Entries and write down all the files that are not explorer.exe or blank. Replace them with explorer.exe.
  4. Search the registry for these files you have written down and delete the registry keys referencing the files.
  5. Reboot and run a full system scan with updated SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware or other reputable anti-spyware to remove remaining files.

Flash drive method:

1. Take another machine and use it to download SpyHunter 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 South Texas 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': After doing that, run a full system scan with anti-malware program.

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