Achtung Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert Ransomware

Achtung Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert Ransomware Description

The 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware scam is a clone of the well-known 'Metropolitan Police' fake message. According to ESG security researchers, there are dozens of versions of this malicious Winlocker, each targeting a particular population in the European Union. Clearly, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware is aimed at German speakers. Like all of its clones, this version of this ransomware infection requires that victims pay a fifty Euro ransom via Ukash in order to regain control of their computer system. Unlike previous versions of the 'Metropolitan Police' Winlocker, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware displays a page that also seems to offer its victims the choice of sending the money via PayPal or with a credit card. However, The 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware blocks out these options claiming that they are not available on the victim's computer system. Do not fall for this trick, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware is no different from all previous versions of this malware infection.
 

Identifying the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware for What It Is

Like previous versions of this scam, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware claims that the victim's computer was involved in illegal activity. Some versions of this scam claim that the victim's computer system was involved in child pornography or in downloading illegal material. It then continues by claiming that law enforcement has blocked the victim's Windows operating system and threatens to delete the contents of the victim's hard drive after forwarding them to a police agency unless a fifty Euro ransom is paid. ESG security researchers strongly advise to avoid panicking. First of all, not legitimate law enforcement organization will take the measures described by the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware, especially when it comes to charges as serious and reviled as child pornography. Second of all, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware has absolutely no way of deleting your computer's hard drive or forwarding your files to a third party. Like previous versions of this scam, the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware is a Winlocker, that is, a malware infection designed to lock down your Windows operating system in order to prevent you from gaining access to your files and desktop. ESG security researchers recommend starting up Windows in Safe Mode in order to bypass the 'Achtung! Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert' Ransomware message. Once you gain access to your system, removing this intruder from your computer is as simple as running a reliable anti-malware application that is fully updated.

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Technical Information

File System Details

Achtung Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert Ransomware creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 [RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Registry Details

Achtung Aus Sicherheitsgründen wurde Ihr Windowssystem blockiert Ransomware creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\"Shell" = "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

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One Comment

  • xrume:

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