Fake AFP – Australian Federal Police
Fake AFP – Australian Federal Police will display a misleading alert stating, “Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.” You need to remove this virus before it can further harm the computer.
A fake AFP – Australian Federal Police will block access to the PC and state that you are in violation of Article 128 of the Criminal Code of Australia. Keep in mind that this virus attacks specifically Australian computer users but it didn’t mean that computers from a different area are safe from it. The fake AFP – Australian Federal Police virus may reach a computer when accessing a malicious web sites or downloading a program that is contaminated by a virus.
The PC blocking virus is designed to scare computer users with a fake warning that declares, “Illegal access to computer data has been initiated from your PC.” After that, it demands you to pay a penalty amounting to AUD 100. Again, just like old ways, fake AFP – Australian Federal Police virus request that payment should be made via Ukash, a payment processor favored by most PC Blocking virus.
To be able to remove fake AFP – Australian Federal Police virus and to stop it from blocking access to the computer, you need to scan the system with a program specially crafted for this type of threat. Proceed to the removal procedure below and follow the guide carefully.
Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
Update : October 14, 2012
The new version of AFP – Australian Federal Police displays a new look. Refer to the attached image.