- Changes background
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus
Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus is a malicious computer infection that slithers into your system behind your back. It is usually delivered by Urausy Trojan and a number of botnets. This computer threat is classified as ransomware because it holds your computer hostage asking for a ransom fee. Your computer becomes a hostage, because Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus blocks desktop access and you cannot access your files or programs no matter how many times you restart the PC. It happens, because upon the infection Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus performs particular changes to your registry and opens the program automatically whenever you turn on your computer.
It is not the first infection that locks your screen. Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus is a ransomware program localized for Uruguay and it comes from a huge group of Ukash Virus infections. They are called like that because they make use of such alternative payment systems as Ukash to receive money transfers from infected users. Other similar infection localized for South America include Policía Nacional del Ecuador Virus, Policía Federal Argentina Virus and Policia Boliviana Virus, although there are a lot more infection variants active across the globe.
When Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus locks down your PC, it displays a fake notification from Uruguayan Police that says you have breached several laws by downloading and distributing copyrighted material. You are also accused of distributing child pornography and supporting terrorism among other things:
The infection requires you to transfer the fine within 72 hours through Ukash. This demand is obviously groundless, because you have not committed any of the crime listed. Plus, Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus is a computer infection that is a part of a wide cyber crime scam. To unlock your desktop and remove Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus from the PC, you should follow the instructions below. Do invest in a reliable antimalware program, because ransomware often arrives with other malware as well, so you probably need to remove not only Policía Nacional de Uruguay Virus, but various additional malicious files from your PC too.
How to restore your desktop access
Instructions for Windows Vista & Windows 7
Instructions for Windows XP
Instructions for Windows 8
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