IRMA scam is a ransomware program that was created by cyber criminals who want to get easy money from random computer users. It’s a program that gets inside random computer systems using system vulnerabilities through downloads from untrusted sources, spam email attachments, etc. Once downloaded IRMA scam locks computer down giving the most unbelievable reason.
Basically, you see a warning on your computer screen stating that you has been noticed to use pirate (forbidden) content. It says that by doing so you are violating at least one act of the law of your country and for this reason you must pay a fine of 250 dollars. IRMA scam states that this is the only way to get your computer unlocked and it promises to do it in 72 hours after the payment is received. Have a look at the message of IRMA Scam:
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations
Your personal computer has been noticed in viewing, storing and using of forbidden and pirate software, audio and video content.
Now your PC is locked by Business Software Alliance trade group and information resources management Association.
This project was created to struggle for purity of the internet. You are visiting, viewing and using forbidden content, sponsoring the owners of this content (forbidden and pirate). You are putting yourself and your computer at risk by using this content.
If you got this warning on your computer screen, you can be sure that your computer has been attacked by computer hackers. Never reveal the details of your credit card by paying this fine. No fines would be asked to be paid by blocking your computer and through prepaid card payment systems. IRMA scam asks to do it using Moneypak.
Remove IRMA scam from your system once you get it blocked. You can do it by running a full system scan with a reliable antispyware tool, for example, spyhunter. If you cannot run your antispyware use the removal instructions below to get rid of IRMA scam as soon as possible:
1. Reboot into safe mode with command prompt. IRMA Scam should not be launched there.
2. Run regedit. Search for Winlogon.
3. There will be a key labeled Shell under Winlogon. It should reference Explorer.exe or be blank. If there is something else referring an executable in one of users folders, replace it with explorer.exe.
4.Save changes, reboot to safe mode with networking.
5. Run msconfig and disable all unnecessary startup entries. You should be able to reboot normally.
6. Install and run https://www.2-viruses.com/downloads/spyhunter-i.exe. Scan with it the PC and delete IRMA Scams executables it finds.
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