Rikspolisstyrelsen virus - How to remove?
Rikspolisstyrelsen virus is a malicious ransomware program that belongs to the same of Ukash group of viruses. It is a dangerous application that locks computer systems claiming that you have violated the law and refuses to let you use your system until you pay a fine. Rikspolisstyrelsen virus attacks computers located in Sweden and its alert comes in Swedish. Here is how the message looks like:
Institutionen för att bekämpa IT-brottslighet
OBS! VARNING! Datorn har blockerats. Din dator är blockerad på grund av minst ett av de skäl som anges nedan.
Du bryter mot lagen om (Video, Music, Programvara)
Du granskar eller distribuerar förbjudna pornografiska material (Barn Pornografi, Zoofili etc.) (…)
Basically, this scam warns that you have been illegally using certain files (video, music, software) that you have no rights for or they are forbidden to be used because of its content (pornography). For this reason Rikspolisstyrelsen virus tells you to pay 100 euros fine. In fact, this scam was designed by cyber criminals who only want to get money from you. Although Rikspolisstyrelsen is Swedish National administrative authority, this message has nothing to do with it and law violations so you shouldn’t worry about paying any fines.
You are strongly recommended to remove Rikspolisstyrelsen virus form your computer. Run a full system scan with a reliable antispyware tool, such as Spyhunter. Don’t forget to upgrade it as only new versions are able to deal with the latest infections. We recommend having a look at the removal instructions of Ukash virus where you will find detailed steps how to get rid of Rikspolisstyrelsen virus from your computer.
Here’s a video showing how to get rid of this ransomware: