Remove ‘Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice’ Ransomware
Wednesday 23rd July 2014,

Malware

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Remove ‘Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice’ Ransomware

posted by OnlineSafety411 Advisor  
Filed under Malware, Online Safety Threat Alerts, Ransomware


There is a deceptive popup and screen message appearing on computer screens stating that “Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice”. Through our analysis of this threat it has been determined that Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice message is a malicious parasite where a system that displays this message is basically infected with a virus. The Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice ransomware message is one that attempts to convince PC users that their system has been locked due to violations of the law of the United States of America. The message then asks the user to pay a fine of $300 through the online payment system MoneyPak.

The ‘Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice’ ransomware message is a scam and should not be taken literally. Hackers have created Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice to trick PC users out of money. Usually the ‘Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice’ ransomware message will lock up a computer and then continually display the full Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice message, which tends to resemble one coming from the actual DOJ of the USA. PC users who want to remove the Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice ransomware message and all associated malware that causes the system to lock up, they may use the antimalware download below to automatically detect and safely remove this threat.

In an effort to alleviate the problems that come with Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus, you should take action now to remove Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus. The process of removing Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus can be tricky, which is why you may use a malware solution to easily remove it from your system. New antimalware software is one key to removing Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus in addition to manual removal, which may be performed by more experienced PC users.

To help with removal of ‘Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice’ Ransomware, you may need to boot into Safe Mode with Networking.

Steps to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:

1. Hold the WinKey (Windows Key on your keyboard) and press the R key at the same time.

Windows Key

WinKey (Windows Key)

2. Type in (or copy and paste) http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/download-spyhunter and press Enter. (Use the alternate download link if the other is not working for you or the malware infection is blocking download/installation. http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/spyhunter-alternate-download)

3. The SpyHunter download will begin.

4. You must find the downloaded file SpyHunter-Installer.exe and open/run it (double-click) to start the installation of SpyHunter.

Note: Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus may block installation of antimalware or antivirus software. You may need to boot your PC into Safe Mode with Networking to install an antimalware program.

Steps to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:

  1. Bookmark or Favorite this Post/Web Page.
  2. Restart your PC
  3. Press the F8 key (before Windows starts to load – during the boot sequence text screens) a few times until it registers.
  4. Select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter.
  5. Allow the system to boot into Safe Mode with Networking and then return to this page to download an antimalware application.

DIY Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus removal resources

*If you are an experienced computer user, you may locate and delete the Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus files and registry entries below. The manual removal process for Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus is best performed while in Safe Mode.

Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus Files

  • %AppData%\[random]
  • [random...]user32.dll
  • C:\Windows\System32\user32.dll
  • C:\Windows\SysWOW64\user32.dll

Your computer has been blocked by the United States Department of Justice Virus Registry Entries

  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] Shell = “%AppData%\[random]“… user32.dll

 

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