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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How to manually remove Your browser has been locked

Files associated with Your browser has been locked infection:

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

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

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

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

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