Your browser has been locked

Should you encounter a webpage that restricts other website access and does not allow you close your browser window, you most probably have opened a page that contains a malicious javascript. You see a notification that says “Your browser has been locked”, and this infection tries to convince you that the only way to leave the page or close your browser is to pay the $300 release fee for copyright infringement. Naturally, you have not committed anything of the sort, and you should not pay no heed to the message on your screen, which reads:

Your browser has been blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.
You have been subjected to violation of Copyright and Related Rights Law (Video, Music, Software) and illegally using or distributing copyrighted contents.
You have been viewing or distributing prohibited Pornographic content
Illegal access has been initiated from your PC without your knowledge or consent, your PC may be infected with malware

Considering that you see this message on your browser it is very likely that you indeed have been infected with malware. In order to find out whether it is true or not, you should close the browser window and then run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. Should there be any malicious programs installed on your computer, the scanner will detect them immediately and you will be able to invest in a licensed antimalware tool to protect your PC from dangerous infections.

You may say that it is impossible to close your browser, especially if you are using the Internet Explorer, as each time you try to do so, you are presented with the following pop-up:

YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN LOCKED.
ALL PC DATA WILL BE DETAINED AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURES WILL BE INITIATED AGAINST YOU IF THE FINE WILL NOT BE PAID.

Needless to say, that these threats are meaningless and Your browser has been locked virus has nothing to do with the FBI and other law enforcement authorities. It is more similar to other ransomware infections, such as FBI MoneyPak Virus or NSA Virus. Take note that this malicious javascript might also go by the name of All activities of this computer have been recorded Virus. Either way, you should never transfer any payment via MoneyPak, as it is hard to track money transfers through alternative payment systems. Once you pay the fine – your money is gone.

To close the Internet Explorer window, you simply need to kill the process via Task Manager. Follow instructions below and get rid of this message.

How to terminate Internet Explorer process

  1. Right-click the taskbar.
  2. Select Start Task Manager and open Processes tab.
  3. Click Show processes from all users button and highlight iexplore.exe.
  4. Press End Process button.

This should make Internet Explorer close itself, but you should be cautious as not to open the same page twice. Also, do run regular system scans with powerful antimalware tools, because you can never know what malicious infections might be hiding in your system.

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Danger level 8
Type: Malware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's

How to manually remove Your browser has been locked

Files associated with Your browser has been locked infection:

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

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

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

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

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