‘Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica’ Ransomware
Posted: August 3, 2013
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|First Seen:||August 5, 2013|
As a fake Police Trojan designed for Uruguayan residents, the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware is intended to block Windows until you pay a ransom that the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware's pop-up claims is justified by the government of Uruguay. Despite referencing the Uruguayan police and related agencies, the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware is not a real utility used by Uruguay's police and launches its attacks on targets without any sense of discrimination between innocent and guilty parties. SpywareRemove.com malware experts generally don't see any reason to recommend paying digital ransoms, and removing the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware, as with similar fake Police Trojans, can easily be done through the right combination of security tactics and anti-malware programs.
The 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware: Infecting Your PC with Illegal Demands for Your Money
While other countries, such as Brazil, Argentina, the US and Germany are more likely to be the targets of ransomware-related attacks, the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware specializes in attacking residents of Uruguay and is one of many signs that no country is safe from such PC threats. Because the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware is cloned from other recent variants of fake Police Ransomware Trojans, SpywareRemove.com malware experts also found minimal difficulty in showing off similar attacks against other nations, as shown through the 'Agencia Federal de Investigación' Virus, the 'Serviciul pentru Intervenţii şi Acţiuni Speciale' Ransomware, the 'Svensk National Bureau of Investigation' Ransomware, the 'Nemzeti Nyomozó Iroda' Ransomware, the 'Služba Kriminální Policie a Vyšetrování' Ransomware, the 'FEDPOL BundesKriminalPolizei' Ransomware, the 'Police Judiciaire Fédérale' Ransomware, the 'Arma dei Carabinieri' Ransomware, the 'Dansk Rigspolitiet' Ransomware and the 'Unité Spéciale de la Police' Ransomware.
A 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware infection can be spotted through its pop-up alert, which launches automatically and claims to have locked your computer as a preventative measure against online crimes like indulging in child pornography. Despite these accusations (translated into Uruguay's official language of Spanish from previous faux Police Trojan alerts), the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware always attacks any PC that it can infect, and it doesn't discriminate between innocent and guilty targets. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers especially emphasize that the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware cannot punish you or your computer any further for refusing to pay the fee the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware demands, which isn't authorized by the Uruguayan police or any other government agency.
Working Through the Technical Impediments of Removing the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware
The 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware does not include the file-infector capabilities of a true virus. However, the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware's attacks do include functions for disabling your access to other applications, which can make the process of deleting the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware a little more involved than it should be. For overcoming this system lockdown, SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend reliance on security features like Safe Mode and basic system-boot strategies like booting your computer directly from a clean USB flash drive. These techniques will let you disable any active malware, such as the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware, and use anti-malware products to remove the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware without paying its ransom.
The 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware's family is constantly evolving and developing new variants for additional countries that haven't already been subjected to the attacks noted in this article. SpywareRemove.com malware experts particularly recommend being cautious about spam links and websites with potentially hostile content, as these infection vectors often use drive-by-download attacks to install fake Police Trojans like the 'Dirección Nacional de Policía Técnica' Ransomware without any permission.
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