Ukash Virus has a lot of variations each targeting users residing in different countries. Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus is another version of this ransomware, that displays a security message in Portuguese. Just like FBI Moneypak, BUNDESPOLIZEI. Es ist die ungesetzliche tätigkeit enthüllt or Australian Federal Police Virus, this new rendition of notorious ransomware checks the user's IP address upon the installation and then changes its interface into Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus, if the user has a Portuguese IP address.
The message displayed by Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus covers the entire screen and does not allow the user to access his desktop. Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus successfully locks the user out of his computer and then tries to scare him into paying the 100 Euro ransom. Here is an excerpt of the message:
Foi Detectado um caso de atividade illegal. O sistema operacional foi bloqueado por violacao das leis da Republica Portugues! Foi detectada a violacao seguinte:
Do seu endereco IP com o numero de Portugal foi feita para acessar sites que contenham pornografia, pornografia infanti, bestilidade, tambem como a violencia sobre as criancas.
The user is charged with watching videos that contain pornographic details and violence against children. It is only natural for a user to get scared when he sees such a message displayed, especially as it says that the illegal activities have been detected by the Portuguese police authorities. Nevertheless, you should never pay anything to Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus, because you would only lose your money and your computer will remain infected with this ransomware.
To remove Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus, you need to unlock your desktop and then terminate the infected with a reliable antimalware application. To get your desktop back, do the following:
Do not forget to safeguard your computer against similar infections, and if you have questions regarding the removal of Polícia de Segurança Pública Portuguese virus, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.