“Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted” is a message that you may receive if your computer has been infected with a malicious ransomware program. It can infiltrate into your computer using few methods. It can happen when you visit some compromised website, downloading some program from the Internet or it can even enter your computer if you open a spam email. The program makes sure that you couldn’t detect it at the stage of infiltration and once inside it completely takes over your system.
Once infected you will receive a message titled “Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted” which will claim to be from U.S. Department of Justice. Cyber criminals are using this name in order to make their program more convincing. The message states that you possess unlicensed software and pirate audio and video records or distribute pornographic content. It also states that your computer may be infected by malware and as a result, illegal access has been initiated from your PC. This way you are violating the law on Neglectful Use of Personal Computer. Here’s a closer look to “Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted” notification:
The United States Department of Justice
The common law is the will of mankind issuing from the life of the people.
Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted.
Your computer has been blocked!
All activities of this computer has been recorded. All your files are encrypted. Don’t try to unlock your computer.
This PC is blocked due to at Least one of the specified below.
You possess unlicensed software and pirate audio and video records.
Illegal access has been initiated from your PC without your knowledge or consent, your PC may be infected by malware, thus you are violating the law on Neglectful Use of Personal Computer.
Your are a distributor of pornography and porno materials, regularly watch porno sites with child pornography and zoophilia.
In connection with the decision of the Government as of January 26, 2013, all of the violations described above could be considered criminal. If the fine has not been paid, you will become the subject of criminal prosecution. The fine is applicable only in the case of a primary violation. In the case of second violation you will appear before the Supreme Court of the USA.
As you see, the message asks you not to try to unlock your computer and tells you to pay the fine of 100 dollars. In fact it’s a fake fine which the creators of “Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted” virus are using in order to get money from you. They are using the name of police illegally too just to make you believe that it’s a serious notification and you have to react immediately. Beware that it’s a scam and you shouldn’t fall for it.
You are highly recommended to remove “Everything on your computer has been fully encrypted” virus from your system straight after receiving its message on your computer screen. It may be very difficult to decrypt your data if you got infected with this badware. Kaspersky offers few tools that decodes the content of encrypted data.
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