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Danger level 9
Type: Malware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Block exe files from running
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Normal system programs crash immediatelly
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Slow Computer

Europol EC3 Virus

Europol EC3 Virus is a computer infection which is categorized as ransomware because of its capability to lock the computer down. In addition to the lockdown, the threat displays a message which contains the logos or emblems of authoritative legal institutions such as police, International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) and European Cybercrime Centre (EC3).

The infection is spread by the Urausy Trojan which like, for example, the Reveton Trojan, has a lot of different interfaces that are associated with the targeted country. For example, in Germany, computer users find that they are supposedly dealing with the Society for Prosecution of Copyright Infringement (Gesellschaft zur Verfolgung von Urheberrechtsverletzungen e.V.) widely known as GVU, whereas the Americans are forced to believed that FBI has initiated the message. As a result, the American version of the threat is called FBI Cybercrime Division Virus.

Most of all, the logo of European Cybercrime Centre is present in almost every interface of the threat. You can find it in the Irish, British, Finnish and other variants; however, it does not mean that this institution is somehow related to the producers of the warning.  If you have Europol EC3 Virus on your PC, you should immediately remove it to prevent adverse consequences. The false accusations and the fine which you are expected to pay via Ukash, Paysafecard, or MoneyPak should be ignored.

Below you will find two excerpts from the British variant of Europol EC3 Virus:

ATTENTION! Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.

The amount of fine is £100. You can pay a fine Ukash or PaySafeCard.

Do not let Europol EC3 Virus manipulate you and remove from your PC right now. We advise you against the manual malware removal as the automatic removal is by far the most suitable solution for every computer user, no matter how skilled at dealing with infections you are. The following instructions will show you how to install our spyware removal tool.

Remove Europol EC3 Virus

Windows Vista/7

  1. Restart the computer.
  2. Tap the F8 key as soon as the BIOS startup screen disappears.
  3. In the boot options menu, select Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys and press Enter.
  4. Download SpyHunter from http://www.pcthreat.com/download-sph and run the installer.
  5. Scan the PC and remove Europol EC3 Virus.

Windows XP

  1. Restart the PC.
  2. Once the BIOS screen disappears, tap the F8 key.
  3. Use the arrow keys to highlight Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.
  4. Click on Yes.
  5. Go to the Start menu.
  6. Launch Run.
  7. Enter “msconfig”.
  8. Press OK.
  9. In System Configuration Utility, select the Disable All button under the Startup tab.
  10. Click on Apply.
  11. Download SpyHunter.
  12. Restart the computer.
  13. Run the installer and terminate the infection.

Now when you have deleted the obnoxious infection, do not forget to scan the PC from time to time and update SpyHunter whenever it is possible. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below.

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How to manually remove Europol EC3 Virus

Files associated with Europol EC3 Virus infection:

dtkmujvo.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
msnmsgrr.exe
00qbipeq.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\lollipop
Q3d38543.exe
bzsbkotiu.exe
2084473.dll
msdtmsrd.exe
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
dyjdl.exe
ctfmon.exe
pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
UpgradeHelper.exe
3511172082012Build.exe
SyncHostps.exe
DLL321.dll
pmstcdjwz.exe
%UserProfile%
%AppData%
DA0B.exe
%CommonProgramFiles%
UpdatePriv.exe
administration.exe
wjthvwjb.dss
yaiiwockc.dll
jsdhlexdqkllnbcxgai.bfg
ubvhynpxh.exe
Updating.exe
%APPDATA%\Task Scheduler
Other.res
{097444e7-2d87-ba3c-2efe-9f54812d824a}.exe
p1.exe
systemcpl.exe
Firewallservice.exe
msn.exe
OmaSG21e.exe
crack.exe
audipbrd.exe
acuvzomo.exe
rvcbcyks.exe
rool0_pk.exe
%APPDATA%\updates
%SystemDrive%\????????????
xlqbteeb.exe
sqlncli.exe
ifgxpers.exe
puozlkmyj.dll
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
uenovfiu.exe
ieudator.dll
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data
videotwisterSA.exe
VaultSysUi.exe
ssntvs.exe
install_0_msi.exe
%APPDATA%\system
xmlfilter.exe
JfCqQ5JC.exe
wlsidten.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
setex.exe
skype.dat
msavfit.exe
C87C.exe
WINDED6.exe
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
Task Scheduler.exe
wlsidten.dll
%WINDIR%\system32
mplayer2.exe
taskhost.exe.exe
securitywindrv.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
ex3b.dll
obvwo.exe
idiokbbrv.exe
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
96dddda4.dll
iner.exe
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\Temp
50E1.exe
%TEMP%
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%
gcrwcoak.exe
secproc_isv.exe
%WINDIR%\Temp
najeoxtt.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
xaZYOVJW.exe
msshell.exe
comeo.exe
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
csrsss.exe
svchost.exe
Nbt.exe
xctqakcqbeo.dll
hwj3ba6j.dss
m2PythonLoader.exe
NTServiceManager.exe
wpbt0.dll
dqnbdq7.dss
ACEIEAddOn.dll
bvhylsviw.exe
Piranha.exe
scvhost.exe
wahneaqa.exe
00b5d693.exe
bf8h8d02hf.exe
questscan.dll
MusicCollector.exe
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
brenasa.exe

Europol EC3 Virus DLL's to remove:

wpbt0.dll
DLL321.dll
xctqakcqbeo.dll
questscan.dll
ex3b.dll
wlsidten.dll
ACEIEAddOn.dll
2084473.dll
puozlkmyj.dll
96dddda4.dll
ieudator.dll
yaiiwockc.dll

Europol EC3 Virus processes to kill:

uenovfiu.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
ctfmon.exe
00qbipeq.exe
audipbrd.exe
dyjdl.exe
mplayer2.exe
taskhost.exe.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
bzsbkotiu.exe
Q3d38543.exe
ifgxpers.exe
UpgradeHelper.exe
ssntvs.exe
OmaSG21e.exe
svchost.exe
SyncHostps.exe
Nbt.exe
brenasa.exe
dtkmujvo.exe
xmlfilter.exe
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
scvhost.exe
Task Scheduler.exe
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
Firewallservice.exe
JfCqQ5JC.exe
C87C.exe
ubvhynpxh.exe
idiokbbrv.exe
rvcbcyks.exe
bvhylsviw.exe
00b5d693.exe
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
install_0_msi.exe
msavfit.exe
UpdatePriv.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
bf8h8d02hf.exe
Piranha.exe
xlqbteeb.exe
msshell.exe
msn.exe
comeo.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
najeoxtt.exe
pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
msnmsgrr.exe
xaZYOVJW.exe
sqlncli.exe
msdtmsrd.exe
crack.exe
gcrwcoak.exe
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
rool0_pk.exe
p1.exe
wahneaqa.exe
setex.exe
DA0B.exe
acuvzomo.exe
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
MusicCollector.exe
50E1.exe
NTServiceManager.exe
3511172082012Build.exe
Updating.exe
WINDED6.exe
csrsss.exe
administration.exe
videotwisterSA.exe
pmstcdjwz.exe
securitywindrv.exe
m2PythonLoader.exe
{097444e7-2d87-ba3c-2efe-9f54812d824a}.exe
systemcpl.exe
secproc_isv.exe
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
iner.exe
VaultSysUi.exe
obvwo.exe
wlsidten.exe
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