White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus

White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus Description

White Screen FBI GreenDot Virus Screenshot 1The White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus is a new variant of the FBI Green Dot Moneypak Virus, a Police Ransomware Trojan that uses fake legal alerts and Windows-blocking attacks to force you to pay an illegitimate fine. With only minor changes from its recent ancestors, the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus prevents you from using other applications, may block some baseline security features in their entirety, and always accuses you of various online-based crimes regardless of your innocence or guilt. Attacks by the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus never should be solved by paying the fine that the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus demands, and SpywareRemove.com malware experts personally recommend using appropriate anti-malware products to remove White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus – which certainly will not cause you any problems with the FBI, who are completely disassociated from this and other Police Trojans.

All the Blank Space Around the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus's Legal Authority

The White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus is an updated variant of the old FBI Green Dot Moneypak Virus, which is a member of the Reveton family of Police Ransomware Trojans. Similar faux-FBI style Police Trojans include the FBI PayPal Virus, the FBI Cybercrime Division Virus, 'FBI Online Agent has blocked your computer for security reason' Ransomware, FBI Ultimate Game Card Virus, the FBI Virus Black Screen of Death, FBI MoneyPak Ransomware and 'FBI Your PC is blocked' Ransomware, some of which are from different families than Reveton.

Other than a few changes to the format of its fake legal pop-up, the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus is similar to all of the above Police Trojans, and the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) still will lock your PC by blocking Windows and Windows-related programs. While doing so, the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus creates a borderless pop-up window that accuses you of multiple crimes and requests a payment through MoneyPak (a legal cash transfer company that's unaffiliated with the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus and other Police Trojans that exploit its services).

Contrary to its appearance, which includes several symbols related to the FBI, some boilerplate legal text and even a capture of your webcam feed that seems to be monitoring your real-world activities, the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus is not a legal program, and the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) is not a notification brought by the FBI. SpywareRemove.com malware experts can't find any reason to pay the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus's fine, which isn't endorsed by the US government and does not help to unlock your computer.

Whiting out a White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus from Your Hard Drive

While the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus will take extreme measures to keep you from using any other software, the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus doesn't cause any kind of permanent damage to the other programs on your PC. Disabling the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus should be all that's needed to restore your computer to normal operating conditions, and SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend using such basic security techniques as a flash drive-based backup OS and Safe Mode to allow this.

Because the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus is designed to be resistant to ordinary uninstallation routines, deleting White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus should use appropriate anti-malware applications. As a new variant of the FBI Green Dot Moneypak Virus, some anti-malware products may be able to detect the White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus heuristically. In general, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers encourage installing any updates that are available before you scan your PC, which will boost your chances of detecting a White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus.

Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to White Screen (FBI GreenDot) Virus may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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Posted: May 7, 2013
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