Is your computer locked by the FBI? This alert is caused by malware!

We have seen a new type of the world-wide known “police trojan”, blocking access to the windows desktop. It claims that the FBI (“Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section”) have detected illegal activities, such as viewing/distributing child pornography, using unlicensed software, or distributing copyrighted files. In order to “unblock the computer, you must pay the mehr …

“You are in possession of child pornography” – Fake or Real?

Thousands and thousands of home computers in Germany and elsewhere getting blocked with the message from the headline or something simular to it. And no later than with the latest version of this kind of ransomware it is getting real. Responsible for this is a piece of crimeware – the so called police trojans. The latest mehr …

Computer virus accuses victims of viewing child porn

The German Federal Police (BKA) warns about a computer virus that accuses victims of viewing “juvenile pornography”. The Windows virus locks a computer and only returns control to its owner on payment of a 100 euro fine, via UKASH or PAYSAFECARD. The ransomware version found by the BKA uses a pop-up window that says the mehr …