Review of Interpol Department of Cybercrime Virus
American PC users should maintain sharp vigilance about Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus which has been infected on thousands of computers around northern and southern west United Stated. Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus is classified as a Trojan ransomware, a member of metropolitan police ransomware just like famous FBI MoneyPak virus and ICE Cyber Crime Center virus aiming at extortion of victims’ money.
How Interpol Virus Scam Innocent Users
Victim computers may be infected in many ways that opening compromised websites assaulted by malicious virus, downloading freeware or shared files in some unknown-sources or fake web pages or clicking the pop-up ads and spam mails. When Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus is installed in target computer, it will pop up an alert and lock the screen against running programs, browsing a website, and it stands still no matter victims click anywhere or press any keys on keyboard. The ransomware virus which pretends to be the authority Interpol Department of Cybercrime tricks the innocent computer users that they have been violating the law of copyright, propagating and viewing pornographic content or illegal access has been initiated from victims’ computer without knowledge and consent in order to make victims panic of being accused of cybercrime. Besides, the ransom virus is able to access to victims webcam and take picture of them, which makes victims more worried about that they are in the list of offenders. For the sake of getting their computers unlocked and to avoid of being prosecuted by Interpol they are obedient to pay the fine from Interpol ransom virus. Usually, it asks for about $200 to $300 paid for per computer in 72 hours through Paysafecard, Paypal voucher and mostly Ukash, so it is also called “Ukash virus” by victims.
Why We Need to Remove Interpol Virus Completely
It is a must to remove Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus completely as soon as possible if your computer is infected with this Trojan, not only to release your infected computers from screen restriction but also to defend hackers stealing your personal data, passwords, banking information and money from the remote server. In addition, computer system is probably affected and damaged under the forcible block for long time.
However, it is not easy for most of inexperienced victims to deal with this virus, for Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus have blocked the boot of security program. Under this situation, we recommended the users unfamiliar with computer to use manual method to remove the virus. In this case, we will give you the instruction of removing Interpol virus step by step so that you can get your screen unlocked. The manual method is involved with the important files and key system that any mistake by accident may cause a crash. If you are not certain whether you can cope with it confidently, please contact with professional QiSupport Online Experts here.
Manual method to remove Interpol Department of cybercrime virus
Step one: turn to safe mode with networking
For Win 7/vista/xp users:
Reboot computer then constantly press F8 key till it enters Windows Advanced Options screen.
Select Safe Mode with Networking with the arrow key then press Enter.
For Win 8 users:
Open the Run Command box, type the “msconfig” in the search blank then press Enter.
In the showing System Configuration window, click on the Boot tab, select the Safe boot option and choose the Network in the list, click on OK button to save the changes.
Reboot the computer immediately, and then it will log in the Safe Mode with Networking automatically.
Click on Disable All button.
Close the current window.
Step two: end up the process of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus
1. Press Del+Alt+Ctrl key at the same time then select Task Manager.
2. Select Process tab in the showing window and choose the all process related to Interpol virus.
3. Click End Process to save the changes and close Task Manager.
Step three: show hidden files of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus
For Win 7/vista/xp users:
1. Open Start menu and click on Control Panel.
2. Find out Folder Options and double click on it.
3. Select View tab in the showing window.
4. Scroll down and check Show hidden files and folders.
5. Click OK and close the current window.
6. Find out the related files and delete them.
7. Empty Recycle Bin.
For Win 8 users:
1. Go to Start screen and click Windows Explorer.
2. Choose Files in the File tab.
3. Check File name extensions and Hidden items.
4. Save the changes by closing the current windows.
5. Find out the related files and delete them.
6. Empty Recycle Bin.
The related files:
Step four: remove the registry entries of Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus
This step requires using Registry Editor, if you are unfamiliar with this tool, do remember to backup the registry first in the File menu > Export option (this is a precautionary measure for mistaken operation, this step can be skipped if you are experienced with using registry editor)
1. Open Run window from Start menu, or press Windows button + R key.
2. Type in Regedit in the blank and press Enter button.
3. Open Edit tab and click Find. Check Keys, Values and Data and type the names of the files in the blank, press Find button.
4. Select and delete all the leftovers.
5. Close registry editor and restart your computer.
The location of infected files:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings ‘WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect’ = 0
Since Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus has infected thousands of computers and deceived numbers of users, we need to be cautious about the potential cybercrime in the net and avoiding browsing the illegal websites, open spam mails. The best way is to install a regular and reliable security program, and keep updating its database as well as detect periodically. Tune up your firewall setting to an advanced level to defend against malware, Trojan, worms and other threats when you surfing on the Internet. If your computer is infected with the ransom virus, you should not be afraid of it. Follow the instruction above to remove it thoroughly as soon as possible. Please feel free to chat with the experienced Vilmatech Online Experts if you encounter any trouble during removal, they will be glad to help you.