Do you love downloading your favorite movies like Dear John, The Notebook, Harry Potter or The Twilight Saga? Or if you are a music lover, you probably have downloaded lots of songs in the internet lately. Just a friendly advice, be careful of the virus called FBI Anti- Piracy Warning Virus Scam because once this warning scam pops into your computer screen you might totally believe that the real FBI is the one that sends you the warning.
How so? Well, the warning page which looks like the real official site of FBI goes like this:
“Your computer has been locked!”
“Illegally downloaded material (audio, videos or software) has been located in your computer.”
“By downloading, those were reproduced, thereby involving a criminal offense under Section 106 of Copyright Act.”
“The downloading of copyrighted material via the internet or music sharing networks is illegal and is in accordance with Section 106 of the Copyright Act subject to a fine or imprisonment for a penalty of up to 3 years.”
“To unlock your computer and to avoid other legal consequences, you are obliged to pay a release fee of $200. Payable through Green Dot MoneyPack. After successful payment, your computer will automatically unlock.”
“This fine may only be paid within 72 hours, if you let 72 hours pass without payment, the possibility of unlocking your computer expires. In this case a criminal case against you will be initiated automatically.”
After reading this warning, you will probably think that it is legitimate for you are guilty of downloading torrents of movies and songs. Will you be imprisoned? Yes! Just kidding. Of course you can’t be imprisoned because even if you are guilty by such action, this kind of warning is a fake – it just pretended to be the real FBI to swindle money from each of its victims. This is the newly created design by cyber criminals, newest version of FBI MoneyPak Virus Scam, FBI Cybercrimes scam and Homeland Security Virus. Don’t get easily scared by this because FBI doesn’t have this kind of popping warning!
Paying the fine doesn’t mean that your computer will be unlocked because the truth is once you have paid FBI Anti- Piracy Warning Virus scam and use activation keys to remove the virus but damage in the computer has increase instead.
In order to fix your computer and remove the virus, your only solution is that to remove it manually. YooSecurity will help you with that, by visiting their webpage you will find the manual removal guide and all you have to do is to follow it. However, the steps of the removal of FBI Anti- Piracy Warning Virus is far difficult than you thought, so if you are not a computer expert, YooSecurity live chat support is 24/7 available to assist you on removing this enormous malware virus.
In order to save your computer, remove the virus as soon as possible to prevent it from further damaging your computer.