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FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Alice Woods - -   Also known as Ukash virus, Police virus | Type: Ransomware

FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus is a dangerous cyber infection, which displays misleading warning for making its victims pay an invented fine. It blocks each of PC's functions and starts: “WARNUNG! Zugang von Ihrem persönlichen Computer wurde vorläufig aus den unten aufgelisteten Gründen gesperrt” and then lists various crimes, such as the use of copyrighted content or distribution of malware. Remember, this notification is totally invented and is designed for the only thing – to make PC users believe that they have a deal with the Switzerland's governmental authority that asks paying the fine for unblocking the system. In reality, you have a deal with Internet criminals that seek to steal the money from you. If you want to remove system's block from your computer, you have to remove FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus from your computer.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus?

FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus is distributed with a help of trojan horse, which hides inside spam, freeware, shareware or different kinds of pop-up ads that are kept on illegal websites. As soon as it infiltrates the system, this trojan horse modifies some of PC's parameters. Typically, it downloads malicious files that belong to FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus and also sets this ransomware become active as soon as PC is rebooted. As a result, ransomware changes computer's desktop and makes its victims look at a totally forged notification, which reports:

FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei
Koordinationsstelle zur Bekämpfung, der Internet-Kriminalität (KOBIK)
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 verlebt wegen einer Straftat nach Artikel 161 des Strafgesebbuches der Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft.
Die Strafe soll von Ihnen innerhalb von 48 Stunden nach der Verletzung 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 CHF 150 Franken. Sie können mit Hilfe PaySafeCard 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, ignore this alert because it is used for the only thing – to steal the money from you. If you are infected, you must remove FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus in order to start using your PC again.

HOW TO REMOVE FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus?

If you are blocked and you need to remove FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus, you are recommended to follow the steps that are listed below. Before that, check whether you can you reboot your machine to safe mode with networking or safe mode with command prompt:

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 FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei virus and repeat a scan.

* Users infected with ransomware viruses 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 FEDPOL. BundesKriminalPolizei 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, Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes to remove remaining virus files.
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