EU Police Virus is a uniform name for all ransomware Trojans which invade your operating Windows system under the camouflage of reputable European Police departments. There are tens of different versions of this infection and they are spread all across Europe. As it has been discovered, the ransomware alert which appears on your screen is initiated by a clandestine Trojan infection. Some of the malign Trojans which could enter your computer include the Trojan.Reveton, LockScreen.CL, Trojan.Urausy.A and Gimemo Trojan. Any of these infections should be considered as dangerous to your virtual security. The malicious application can lock-down your computer, restrict access to Task Manager and hide from removal. Nonetheless, if you do not delete EU Police Virus – your PC could get infected with other malign programs and schemers could get a chance to trick you into giving up your money.
As mentioned, there are tens of different versions of the malicious EU Police Virus. They should be linked to particular Trojans which are responsible for them; however, most categorize viruses accordingly to the targeted country. Some of the notable ransomware viruses are:
The purpose of any of these infections is to trick you into thinking that Police have spied on your online activity and have detected cyber security law breaching. Bogus accusations related to the distribution of pornography, downloading of pirated material or spreading of spam email are displayed within a fake alert which appears on the screen whenever you turn on the computer. Please see an example:
This operating system is locked due to the violation of the laws of the United Kingdom! [ …]
The computer lock is aimed to stop your illegal activity.
To unlock the computer you are obliged to pay a fine of £100 […]
If an error occurs, send the codes to address firstname.lastname@example.org
It may appear that the bogus alert has been sent to you by the Metropolitan Police, Interpol, the French Gendarmerie or any other law enforcer. Regardless, you should pay no attention to the logos or names attached to the fictitious alert because all of it is fictitious. Needless to say, you should not pay the fines via Ukash or Paysafecard money transfer systems. This does not guarantee that your PC will be unlocked or that malware will be removed. To unlock the PC you need to delete EU Police Virus and the Trojan which is responsible for its existence.
If you are not an experienced Windows user, you should not even think about manual EU Police Virus removal because the infection may use rootkit functionality to hide from manual detection methods. To guarantee that the infection is deleted and that your PC is safe to run in the future – install automatic removal tools to delete EU Police Virus. Please follow the guides below to unlock the PC and download automatic removal software.