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:

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

Your browser has been locked DLL's to remove:

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

Your browser has been locked processes to kill:

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