‘You Have Been Blocked from Our Website’ Virus

‘You Have Been Blocked from Our Website’ Virus Description

The 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is actually a Trojan infection that has a combination of characteristics of a browser hijacker and a Winlocker. The 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is designed to prevent you from accessing popular websites. Some of the websites blocked by the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus include Google, YouTube and Facebook. Whenever the infected computer system is used to attempt to connect to any of these popular websites, the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus causes the appearance of a fake error message. The 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus error message claims that it is necessary to complete an online survey in order to access these websites. ESG security researchers strongly advise against following the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus' instructions; these kinds of online surveys are often associated with well known online scams and allow criminals and unscrupulous marketers to profit at your expense.

How the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is Distributed


There are several ways in which the Trojan associated with 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is distributed. ESG security researchers have observed that one of the most common methods of distribution is a drive-by download, that is, the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is inserted into a computer system when the computer user visits an attack website. This malware injection occurs by exploiting web browser or operating system vulnerabilities. Drive-by downloads associated with the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus can occur after visiting an attack website established explicitly to distribute malware or after visiting a legitimate website that has been altered by criminals so that it will direct computer users to attack web pages. The 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus can also be distributed through spam email messages containing malicious links and file attachments. ESG security researchers have also observed versions of the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus being distributed through peer-to-peer file sharing networks, disguised as a legitimate file.

The 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus infection process is simple. When the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus is installed, this Trojan modifies the infected computer system's HOSTS file, which determines how a computer system connects to the Internet. This harmful change causes the victim's web browser to arrive at a web page containing the 'You Have Been Blocked from Our Website' Virus message rather than to the legitimate, popular websites that this Trojan blocks.

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Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

If you still can't install SpyHunter? View other possible causes of installation issues.

Technical Information

More Details on ‘You Have Been Blocked from Our Website’ Virus

The following messages associated with ‘You Have Been Blocked from Our Website’ Virus were found:
You have been blocked from our website!
Steps to access this website again:
1. Click unlock button below
2. Pick survey to verify that you are human
3. Complete survey
4. Download WebsiteUnlocker.exe
5. Run program “as admin” to remove malware
6. Delete browser cookies
7. Continue virus-free browsing

This website has been blocked because of your recent activity. Your actions have been marked as malware like, to visit this website again follow instructions on the left. This is made for security reasons. Please take your time to go through the verification process to restore you access to blocked websites. TRUSTe Website Unlocker should remove any malware that affects Your browsing. We are sorry for for the inconvenience this might cause you.
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