Here comes yet another ransomware infection that targets users in the Middle East - Public Security Directorate Virus. This computer infection blocks user screens in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and then displays a fake security notification that is supposedly sent by the Public Security Directorate. The infection wants to make an impression that your computer is locked due to a number of cyber crimes that you have supposedly committed. Public Security Directorate Virus expects you to pay the ransom fee via CashU wish is a prepaid online and mobile payment system that is available in North Africa and the Middle East. Nevertheless, despite the fact that Public Security Directorate Virus looks like the real deal, it is a malicious infection and you need to remove it from your computer right now.
Even though Public Security Directorate Virus makes use of CashU system to collect payments, this infection actually belongs to the Ukash Virus group of ransomware infections. It is generally delivered by Urausy Trojan to the target system, and it basically delivers the same message as other versions of the same infection, including, CashU Virus, Policia Boliviana Virus, Emniyet Genel Müdürlüğü virus and others. Once you get infected with Public Security Directorate Virus, it is configured to run automatically, and the next time you turn on your computer, your screen is blocked with a fake security notification.
The infection claims that you have breached national copyright laws related to music, video and software. Also, it says that you can be tried for distributing and storing videos that contain child pornography and bestiality. What is more, Public Security Directorate Virus even accuses you of promoting terrorism. Needless to say, that these accusations are groundless and you need to get rid of Public Security Directorate Virus at once. The infection says that you need to pay 300 USD or 300 Jordanian dinar to unlock your computer. Naturally, the ransomware program will never unlock your PC.
Follow the instructions below to unlock your PC and remove Public Security Directorate Virus.
For Windows 8
For Windows Vista & Windows 7
For Windows XP
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