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Guide to remove New Zealand Police virus

The New Zealand Police virus, also known as “Nga Pirihimana o Aotearoa” or New Zealand E-crime Lab ransomware, is targeting users physically located in New Zealand and does it in a fairly vicious way. This malicious code causes the affected operating system to display a scary-looking lock screen...

The US Department of Justice MoneyPak Virus Removal Tutorial

The reputable name of the United States Department of Justice has been disgracefully exploited in cybercrime schemes since late May 2013. Scammers ventured to launch a campaign involving ransomware distribution, stating that it’s being done on behalf of the above-mentioned federal executive department....

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ransomware Virus Analysis and Removal

A big trend of today’s cybercrime is distributing ransomware locking victims’ computers allegedly on behalf of local law enforcement agencies. One of such infections pretends to come from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a reputable Canadian national police service. While the name of this institution...

Australian Federal Police (AFP) Ukash Virus – Description and Removal Advice

Victim geolocation being today’s big trend in the cybercrime world, the ransomware version attacking Australian users came out in summer 2013. Similarly to its U.S.-based (the FBI Moneypak virus) and British counterparts (PCeU, Metropolitan British Police infections), the Australian Federal Police (AFP)...

Guide to Remove Metropolitan British Police Ransomware Virus

The Metropolitan British Police virus is one of the series of sophisticated geographically localized ransomware threats (FBI MoneyPak, PCeU malware) affecting computers at a steadily increasing rate for months now. The large-scale campaign behind this infection involves a complex infrastructure of web...

Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) Ukash/Paysafecard Virus: Ransomware Analysis and Removal

Following the influx of the FBI MoneyPak ransomware variants, yet another type of extortion technique came to be in June 2012, pretending to emanate from the Police Central e-Crime Unit, part of the British Metropolitan Police Service. Mainly targeting UK users through determining the victim’s IP location,...