The FBI Cybercrime virus or FBI virus is still one of the most common malware infections which is widely distributed and many people are get infected with this “ransomware”. The ransomware is distributed through several means. Malicious websites, or legitimate websites that have been compromised may drop this ransomware into a compromised system. Another method used to spred this ransomware is spam mail that contains infected attachments or hyperlinks to malicious websites they forward to a exploit kit that can install the malware / ransomware on your computer.
Once the ransomware is installed on your computer, itwill display a fake notification that pretends to be from the FBI, and states that your computer has been blocked because you being involved with the distribution of pornographic material, sending SPAM and downloading copyrighted material from the internet. The FBI Cybercrime Virus locks the computer and, depending on the user’s GEO location, iw will display a localized webpage that will lock the entire desktop of the infected computer and demands payment for the fake violations that are made.
There are several ways to remove this kind of malware, but the most effective method is using HitmanPro.Kickstart. This application is especially developed for removing ransomware from a locked computer.
FBI Cybercrime Virus – working removal guide
Please download HitmanPro to your desktop.
Press this link for the complete “User Manual” for HitmanPro.Kickstart.
- Start the program by double clicking on HitmanPro.exe. (Windows Vista/7 users right click on the HitmanPro icon and select run as administrator).
- Click on the “HitmanPro.Kickstart” button to create a bootable USB-stick with HitmanPro.Kickstart (see the screenshot below).
- Now insert the USB flash drive that you will use to write the HitmanPro.Kickstart files to.
- As soon as one or more USB flash drives are detected, a selection screen will be presented.
- Now select the USB flash drive on which you want to place the HitmanPro.Kickstart files and press the button Install Kickstart.
- Important! Be aware that that all contents of the selected flash drive will be erased before the HitmanPro.Kickstart files are written.
- If you press the ‘Yes’ button now, the selected USB flash drive will be formatted and all necessary HitmanPro.Kickstart files will be retrieved from the HitmanPro servers and written to the flash drive
- Once the process is completed you can now remove the USB flash drive from the PC and use it to remove the malware from a ransomed PC.
- Now insert the HitmanPro.Kickstart USB flash drive into a USB port of the ransomed PC and start the PC.
- During the startup of the PC, enter the (BBS) Bios Boot Selector menu with F10 or F11 and select the USB flash drive that contains HitmanPro.Kickstart to boot from.
- If it’s not possible to enter the BBS go into the BIOS and set the USB option as your first boot-device by the boot-sequence.
- The default way to boot is option 1, which skips the master boot record of your hard drive. If you do not press any key, the process will continue after 10 seconds using the default boot selection.
- If you see a logon screen you can either select a user and logon, or if you wait approximately 15 seconds, HitmanPro will be started on your Windows logon screen.
- Click on the next button. You must agree with the terms of EULA.
- Check the box beside “No, I only want to perform a one-time scan to check this computer“.
- Click on the next button.
- The program will start to scan the computer. The scan will typically take no more than 2-3 minutes.
- Click on the next button and choose the option activate free license
- Click on the next button and the infections where found will be deleted.
- Click now on the Save Log option and save this log to your desktop.
- Click on the next button and restart the computer.
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