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

The ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus

US Department of Homeland Security is definitely an important institution that is responsible for keeping you safe, but there are areas that are not included in its jurisdiction as well - for example, it cannot get into your computer and lock it down (legally). Thus if your computer is locked down by the ICE Cyber Crimes Center, by no means does it infer that you have breached national laws and now you have been caught red handed by the government. The truth is that you are infected with ICE virus that is a computer ransomware program. It tries to pass for a legitimate law enforcement agency representative in order to convince you that you have to pay a 400 USD fine, otherwise you will be put in jail. Needless to say, that ICE Virus has to be removed from your computer right now, because every single word in its message is a lie.

ICE Virus comes from a huge group of ransomware infections called Ukash Virus infection group. It is from the newest wave of ransomware infections that are distributed by Reveton trojan. It means that your computer might have other infection inside its system aside from the ICE Cyber Crimes Center. Although generally Ukash Virus group infection make use Ukash, PaySafeCard and MoneyPak alternative payment system to collect their payments, ICE Virus only does it via MoneyPak, requiring the aforementioned 400 US dollars. The United States is not the only country targeted by the criminals who develop Ukash Viruses. For example, there are other versions of this infection intended for other countries as well - Datamaskinen Din Er Låst Virus (Norway), Twój Komputer Został Zablokowany Virus (Poland), Confédération Suisse Virus (Switzerland) and so on.

Just like all of the other variants of this malicious program, ICE Virus displays a fake notification about supposed criminal user activity:

The work of your computer has been suspended on the grounds of the violation of the law of the United States of America.

AN ATTEMPT TO UNLOCK THE COMPUTER BY YOURSELF WILL LEAD TO THE FULL FORMATTING OF THE OPERATING SYSTEM. ALL THE FILES, VIDEOS, PHOTOS, DOCUMENTS ON YOUR COMPUTER WILL BE DELETED.

The first violation may not entail the criminal liability if the payment of the fine in connection with the law of loyalty to the people, on [date of infection]. In repeated violations of criminal responsibility is inevitable.

To unlock your computer and to avoid other legal consequences, you are obliged to pay a release fee of $400.

As such, ICE Virus "gives" you 48 hours to pay the fine, before transferring your data to the Department of Homeland Security. Obviously, you have not committed any crime, and these accusations are false. ICE Virus simply wants your money. Your operating system and your personal data is not at formatting risk, you simply need to unlock your computer in order to permanently remove ICE Virus from the system.

How to unlock My Computer:

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Reboot the PC and press F8 key continuously once BIOS screen loads.
  2. If Windows logo appears, restart your computer and try again.
  3. Use arrow keys to navigate and select Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Press Enter.
  4. Go to http://www.pcthreat.com/download-sph and download SpyHunter.
  5. Install the program and run full system scan.

Windows XP

  1. Follow the steps above from 1 to 3.
  2. Click Yes when a confirmation box appears.
  3. Download SpyHunter.
  4. Click Start Menu button and open Run.
  5. Enter "msconfig" and press OK.
  6. Select Startup tab on System Configuration Utility.
  7. Click Disable all and click OK to save changes.
  8. Restart the PC in Normal Mode.
  9. Install SpyHunter and proceed with a full system scan to detect ICE Virus.

In case you have any questions regard ICE Virus removal, do leave us a comment below.

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How to manually remove The ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus

Files associated with The ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus infection:

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

The ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus DLL's to remove:

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

The ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus processes to kill:

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

  1. HONG YIN May 27, 2013

    I could open any kind of safe model. The ICE cybercrime center virus shutdown safe model automatically and restart computer in window 7.

  2. Pcthreat May 28, 2013

    HONG YIN,
    try SAFE MODE with command prompt

  3. joe Jun 17, 2013

    I have same issue...same thing happen in safe, network, and command.....automatic restart.

  4. Bob Aug 1, 2013

    Same issue, can't access the bios, also can't connect to the net.

  5. jody Jan 16, 2014

    once in safe mode ice pops up cant get online, cant get to system restore nothing it has to be done before entering windows an for some messed up reason I cant get into comman prompt either I go into safe mode with command an my command don't pop up so id *****n know this *****

  6. No yah Mar 27, 2014

    Ahh i had to pay 400 $ and went to jail

  7. Tommy L May 6, 2014

    after I get to the Safe mode with networking, thier is only one selection that will be displayed. Windows XP professional. I cant get to the RUN prompt. Suggestions ?

  8. Jim Oct 1, 2014

    What if system restore is turned off?

  9. Dawn Oct 28, 2014

    I am having same issue. Once I get to safe mode, then it goes to restart? Help?

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