Do not get fooled by PRISM Virus, because it is a ransomware application that does not allow you to access your desktop and requires you to pay a fine in exchange of your PC’s freedom. It is more than obvious, that PRISM virus is not going to release your computer, as it is a malicious infection that only wants your money. You need to remove PRISM virus from your computer right now, because even though it may seem as if this application is a legal representative of the National Security Service, it is definitely not true.
PRISM virus is related not to law enforcement authorities, but to a number of dangerous ransomware applications such as FBI MoneyPak Virus, NSA Virus, ICSPA Virus and so on and so forth. All these malicious threats infect mostly users in the United States, and they belong to the Ukash Virus group that is notorious for making use of alternative payment methods (Ukash, MoneyPak, PaySafeCard etc.) to collect their ransom payments. These alternative payment systems have nothing in common with the malicious infections, but due to the fact that they do not require a user to have a credit card or a bank account, PRISM virus can target a lot wider pool of computer users.
This infection depends on terror and fear, because otherwise it would not be able to convince users that they really have been involved in illegal activities. Usually PRISM Virus arrives at your computer via Urausy Trojan infection, although making use of rootkits is not unheard of. Either way, the malicious program is launched immediately after the installation, and then the next thing you know, there is a screen-sized notification supposedly delivered by the NSA Internet Surveilance Program (note the spelling mistake in the title) which says:
YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN LOCKED!
Your computer has been locked due to suspicion of illegal content downloading and distribution.
The illegal content (414 Mb of photo and video files) was automatically classified as child pornographic materials.
In order to resolve the situation in the above-mentioned way you should pay a fine of $300.
PRISM Virus expects you to transfer the supposed fine via MoneyPak and it gives you 48 hours to do so. According to the infection, should you fail to transfer the money your personal files would be formatted and your information would be sent over to the law enforcement authorities, so they would initiate a legal case against you.
Do not succumb to these threats, because paying is never an option. Follow the instructions below to unlock your computer and then do invest in a legitimate computer safeguard application that will help you remove PRISM Virus for good.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
Do leave a comment below if you have any inquiries or doubts about how to terminate PRISM Virus or any other infection.