Should you encounter a notification on your screen that you have violated the Polish criminal law – do not fret. It merely means that you have been infected by Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus, and this ransomware application has locked down your PC. By no means does it mean that you really have committed a crime – Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus only tries to convince Polish computer users that they have done something terribly wrong and consequently they are urged to pay a ransom fee in order to avoid criminal charges. However, that is not an option as you must remove Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus from your computer right now.
Perhaps you have seen this infection somewhere before. That is so, because Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus is just another version of the notorious FBI MokeyPak Virus. It comes from the Ukash Virus group and it belongs to the newest batch of infections distributed by Urausy Trojan. Similar copies of this infection include Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information virus, Australian Communications and Media Authority Virus and a few others. All these infections are localized for one particular country, displaying their notifications in local languages. Quite obviously – Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus displays it message in Polish:
Pański osobisty komputer został zablokowany ze wzslędów bezpieczeństwa z wskazanych niżej przyczyn.
Pan/Pani jest oskarżony/a w przeglądzie/przechowywaniu i/albo rozpowszechnieniu materiałów pornograficznych zabronionej treści (Pornografia dziecięca/Zoofilia/Zgwałcenie i tak dalej). Pan/Pani porusz-O/a Światową Deklarację po walce z rozpowszechnieniem pornografii dziecięcej i jest oskarżony/a w dokonaniu przestępstwa, przewidzianego Artykułem 161 Kodeksu Kryminalnego Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej.
Basically it says that you have violated a particular code of the Polish Criminal Law by distributing and storing child pornography material. It then goes on to say that you need to pay 500 PLN within 48 hours since the infringement otherwise the national bureau of criminal police will collect your personal information and will forward it to the court. Needless to say, that this threat is groundless as Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus is a malicious program created by cyber criminals and not law enforcement authorities. They are exploiting fear in order to collect the money from you.
Keeping in mind that Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus is making use of such alternative payment systems as Ukash and PaySafeCard, it can terrorize even those users who do not have bank accounts or credit cards – alternative payment systems basically allows you to send cash. Nevertheless, even if you pay the “fine” Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus will not unlock your PC. You will lose your money and your computer will remain infected. In order to get rid of this infection, you need to unlock the desktop on your own, and then invest in powerful computer security tool that will remove Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus for you automatically.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
In case you have any issues with Polizja Biuro Służby Kryminalnej Virus removal, do leave us a comment below.