Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus is a Trojan infection known as ransomware and targeted on the computer users in French. The infection bypasses all security applications and locks the PC. In order to threaten the user and make him or her pay money, Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus generates a full-screen warning that contains the logos of well-known French institutions. For example, the warning contains the emblems of ANSSI, the National Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie nationale), and the national police. All these institutions are presented to scare the user into paying a fine, which is said to be imposed because of severe violations of the law.
Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus has a lot of variants which are spread in different countries. One of the latest ransomware infections is Metropolitan British Police Virus, also known as Serios Organised Crime Agency Virus. If you looked at the interfaces of these two threats, you would see that their contents are identical but written in different languages. Here is an excerpt from the French variant:
Votre ordinateur personnel est bloqué pour des raisons de sécurité suivantes. Vous êtes accusé de visualisation/stockage et/ou de la distribution de matériel de caractère pornographique interdit (Pornographie juvénile/Bestialité/Viol, etc.)
Like other ransomware threats, Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus accuses the user of distributing various types of pornography and using copyrighted material. These violations are said to be the reason why the computer is locked, and in the only way to unlock the PC and avoid prosecution is by paying a release fee of 100 Euros.
The money is required to be paid via Ukash or Paysafecard, which are legitimate online paying system. Do not make a payment, i.e., do not buy a Paysafecard or Ukash voucher and do not enter its code into the box given in the warning. The money will be collected by the criminals, and the computer may remain unlocked.
In order to regain access to the system, you should remove Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus from the PC as soon as you can. Some unwanted computer threats can be deleted manually, but not in this case. Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information virus should be removed by a professional spyware removal tool, and we recommend using SpyHunter. It is a fast, real-time security tool which will save your time and money, without a doubt. The program requires minimal interaction, so you will be able to devote your time for other task. Follow the instructions provided below in order to install our recommended application which will immediately remove the threat in question.
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