Green dot Moneypak Virus is a computer infection that belongs to a big group of Ukash Virus ransomware. Therefore, Green dot Moneypak Virus is a new version of FBI Moneypak, Stop Online Piracy Automatic Protection System Virus, Microsoft Windows Ukash Virus. This ransomware arrives at the target computer via Trojan infections and malicious websites.
Once Green dot Moneypak Virus gets installed on the computer, the next time you turn it on, it does not allow you to access your desktop and displays a huge security message all over the screen. Green dot Moneypak Virus looks like an official notification from the FBI, but no law enforcement authorities would ever block a user from accessing his files. There is no law that would allow that (yet). Green dot Moneypak Virus only wants your money, and it tries to obtain it by bullying you into paying a ransom fee. Even though it is more than obvious that Green dot Moneypak Virus is fake, a lot of users do fall for this trick.
Let's be honest, every single user would be rattled if he saw the following Green dot Moneypak Virus message on his screen instead of his desktop:
Your computer has been locked!
Illegally downloaded material (MP's, Movies or Software) has been located on your computer.
By downloading, those were reproduced, thereby involving a criminal offense under Section 106 of the Copyright Act.
The downloading of copyrighted material via the Internet or music-sharing networks is illegal and is in accordance with Section 106 of the Copyright Act subject to a fine or imprisonment for a penalty of up to 3 years.
To unlock your computer and to void other legal consequences, you are obliged top pay a release fee of $200.
Isn't it strange how one minute Green dot Moneypak Virus claims that you are about to face an imprisonment sentence, and then the next moment it promises to let you go for 200 USD? It shows that Green dot Moneypak Virus is a ransomware application that targets your money it has nothing to do with security authorities. Not to mention that is does not unlock your computer, even if you pay $200, so keep your money to yourself, and get rid of this ransomware at once!
To get your desktop back, do this:
For Windows XP:
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