‘Cyber Command of Washington’ Ransomware

‘Cyber Command of Washington’ Ransomware Description

'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware, also known as 'Cyber Command of Washington' Virus, is a malware threat that displays a phony full-screen pop-up warning message created and distributed to vulnerable PCs in the Washington state of the United States of America by the Trojan Urausy. The Trojan blocks affected PC users from accessing the desktop and computer by showing a deceptive pop-up image/notification 'Attention! Your computer has been blocked up for safety reasons' of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware. The tricky pop-up warning message of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware speaks on behalf of the legal USA authorities, and accuses victims of violating certain laws. The deceitful pop-up alert of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware claims that the victim has been downloading and distributing copyrighted content, visiting malicious websites and sending spam email messages to other computer users. The false pop-up alert of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware asks the attacked PC user to pay a so-called ransom of 300 dollars via MoneyPak or MoneyGram to unlock the PC and avoid imprisonment. Do not pay the so-called ransom because the pop-up alert of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware is an online scam created by cybercrooks to extort money from unsuspecting computer users. You need to select a legitimate security tool to remove the associated Trojan and, therefore, uninstall the fictitious pop-up notification of 'Cyber Command of Washington' Ransomware from the PC.

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Technical Details

Additional Information

The following messages's were detected:
# Message
1U.S.A. Cyber Crime Investigations
Cyber Command of Washington
Attention! Your computer has been blocked up for safety reasons listed below.
You are accused of viewing/storage and/or dissemination of banned pornography (child pornography/zoophilia/rape etc). You have violated World Declaration on non-proliferation of child pornography. You are accused of committing the crime envisaged by Article 161 of United States of America criminal law.
Article 161 of United States Of America criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 5 to 11 years. Also, you are suspected of violation of “Copyright and Related rights Law” (downloading of pirated music, video, warez) and of use use and/or dissemination of copyrighted content. Thus, you are suspected of violation of Article 148 of United States of America Criminal Law.
Article 148 of United States of America criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 3 to 7 years or 150 to 550 basic amounts fine.
It was from your computer, that unauthorized access had been stolen to information of State importance and to data closed for public Internet access.
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Posted: October 17, 2013
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 4
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