- Block exe files from running
- Installs itself without permissions
- Changes background
- Connects to the internet without permission
Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus
Do not panic if you see a notification from the Portuguese Public Security Police presented on your screen. It does not mean that you are about to face any criminal charges. It simply shows that you are infected with Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus that is a ransomware infection, designed to deny you desktop access and then demand ransom fee from you. Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus claims that it is a legal representative of the Portuguese Police force, and the notification is displayed because you have been involved in illegal cyber activity, and therefore, your computer has been locked. It lists a number of charges that you are accused of in its message:
Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus claims that you have been involved in downloading, storing and distributing of pornographic material, including child porn and bestiality, and it is against the Criminal Code of the Portuguese Republic. The ransomware infection claims that you must pay a 100 euro fine to avoid prosecution and possible imprisonment, but that is very far from the truth. The same threatening tactics is employed by all the other Ukash viruses that include Royal Canadian Mounted Police Virus, United Kingdom Police Virus, FBI Cybercrime Division Virus and others. Numerous ransomware infections from Ukash family infect users all over the world with the localized versions of these programs. Therefore, Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus targets solely users who live in Portugal (or have Portuguese IP).
Despite the fact that Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus promises to unlock your computer if you pay the 100 euro within the 72 hours, the ransomware infection will not leave your computer. Worse - it will remain there with all the other malicious files that have caused you to to catch this computer threat. Therefore, the only way out of this situation is removing Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus from your system for good.
To unblock your computer and proceed with the ransomware removal, follow the instructions below:
Windows Vista & Windows 7
A full system scan will detect not only Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus, but also other possible malware infections. Then, invest in an antimalware application if need to be, to terminate all the computer threats within your system. Leave a comment below, if you have any questions about Polícia De Segurança Pública Virus and its removal.