'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware
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|50 % (Medium)
|July 29, 2013
|September 10, 2023
The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware Trojan is one of the many variants of the Urausy family of malware that have increased its attacks lately. The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware targets computers located in Denmark and carries out a typical version of this well known scam. The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware displays a bogus message from the Danish police and accuses the victim of illegal activity. The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware takes a computer hostage, preventing all access to it by the affected computer user. The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware displays a full message accusing the victim of viewing illegal pornographic material or laundering money. The purpose of the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware scam is to convince the computer user that it is necessary to pay a bogus police fine to avoid prosecution. If the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware is installed on your computer, ESG malware analysts strongly advise removing this threat immediately.
The 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware Adapts Itself Depending on the Victim's Location
There are countless variants of the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware scam. Each variant is typically designed to attack computers in one particular part of the world such as the 'Ministry of Public Safety New Zealand' Virus, the 'Ministry of Public Safety Canada' Ransomware, the 'Comandancia General de Policía' Ransomware and many more. While the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware is designed to infect computers located in Belgium, other variants in the Urausy family of malware have targeted computers in dozens of different geographical locations. To carry out its scam, the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware displays a fake message from the Danish Police force, written in this country's language and includes content such as the Danish flag and police shield. These elements vary depending on the location of the targeted computer. The payment method for the fake police fine also varies, typically using an electronic payment service that offers its services to customers in the targeted region.
Steps that You Should Take to Combat a 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware Infection
It is essential to ignore the claims of the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware message and to avoid paying this threat's bogus police fine. You can restore access to the infected computer by using alternate start-up methods such as an external device or Safe Mode. Once you have managed to bypass the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware message, it is possible to remove the actual 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware infection with the help of a strong, fully updated anti-malware application that is fully up to date with the latest malware definitions.