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

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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Files associated with Your browser has been locked infection:

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

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

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

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

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