Fake Interpol (Department of Cybercrime) that blocks your PC is obviously a computer threat. This malware literally execute what constitute with its warning, saying “YOUR PC IS BLOCKED DUE TO AT LEAST ONE OF THE REASON SPECIFIED BELOW”.
The fake alert that almost supersedes your desktop wallpaper contains a number of lines charging you of copyright violations. In order to release the punishment, you are obliged to pay a fine as ordered in the notice. One clear indication that this is an online fraud is the method of payment. This fake Interpol department only receives payment sent through Ukash, Paysafecard, and Paypal. We are not sure yet if attackers behind this malware plans to spread it worldwide. However, indicated payment processor gives us a view that the malware is inclined to infect computers on every corner of the world.
If you observe a sign of “Interpol – Your PC is Blocked”, run an anti-malware scan right away. You should not tolerate malware such as this. Likewise, you do not have to pay any ransom just to regain your access to affected computer. A couple of malware and virus scanning is sufficient to remove the fake fake Interpol – Your PC is Blocked warning.
Technical Details and Additional Information:
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7