- Block exe files from running
- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
- Slow Computer
Cheshire Police Authority Virus
You definitely would not want something like Cheshire Police Authority Virus on your computer. When this infection displays a notification across your screen, it might seem as though the message is sent by United Kingdom Police, Metropolitan Police, International Cyber Security Protection Alliance or even European Cybercrime Centre, considering the number of authority symbols displayed on the infection's interface. However, Cheshire Police Authority Virus is not related to any of these law enforcement agencies, because it is a dangerous ransomware infection that wants to trick you into paying a fine for something you have not done.
Cheshire Police Authority Virus is a variant of the newest batch of ransomware infections that are distributed by Reveton Trojan. All of these infections belong to Ukash Virus group. As Cheshire Police Authority Virus infects users in the United Kingdom, there is a number of versions that are localized for other countries as well. For example, Polizia Penitenziaria Virus for Italy, Politiet Kongeriget Danmark Virus for Denmark, Police Rendőrség Virus for Hungary and so on. No matter which version of Ukash Virus you are infected with, you will be accused of copyright infringement, just as Cheshire Police Authority Virus does, and you will be asked to send a fine via Ukash or PaySafeCard in order to unlock your computer and to avoid being prosecuted:
As you can see, the criminals behind Cheshire Police Authority Virus to not even bother to get their grammar properly. Obviously, the message above is a hoax, and you should never pay a single penny, because this is exactly what the infection wants. No criminal case will ever be initiated against you, because Cheshire Police Authority Virus cannot do it. You need to ignore the notification and to unlock your computer in order to proceed with malware removal.
How to unlock your computer:
Windows Vista & Windows 7
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