France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus may be described as a typical ransomware Trojan attack. France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus comes from the Reveton family. It is also similar to the Ukash Virus because it demands a money transfer via services like Ukash or PaySafeCard. If affected by the malicious attack, users should not be tricked into paying for the access to their files won’t be regained.
France MinistèRe De L’IntéRieur Virus Description and Distribution Method
France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus has been known to the cyber crime’s world for quite some time. Previous versions of the ransomware threat, known as Ukash threats, have imitated police departments from Western Europe countries. After launched on the victim’s computer, the Ukash Virus blocks the system’s Desktop, Task Manager, Command line, and Registry Editor.
France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus will display fake messages associated with a French government agency. Needless to say, France Ministère de l’Intérieur has nothing to do with any official institution.
The France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus acts like a Trojan. It will attack the victim’s PC through social engineering schemes. Once it is installed, it will make changes to the computer’s settings and its Windows registry, thus getting the nickname Winlocker. Thanks to these system changes, the France Ministère de l’Intérieur will be running every time the user turns on his PC, demanding 100 Euros to be paid in order to unlock the blocked components. The displayed message is usually written
Even if the user decides to pay, researchers warn that probably he won’t be granted access to his files.
France MinistèRe De L’IntéRieur Virus Target Groups
Like many other ransomware Trojans, even though The France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus is specific to France, it may target other countries as well. What it does is detecting the victim’s IP address and thus confirming the country of origin. Malware researchers resume that ransomware Trojans of this kind usually aim at both wealthy European and North American countries.
What to Do, If Attacked by France MinistèRe De L’IntéRieur Virus?
The first thing the user needs to do is start his computer in Safe Mode or from another boot source (a USB drive) in order to disable to threat. Once France Ministère de l’Intérieur Virus is disabled, malware researchers suggest running a legitimate anti-malware tool. Keep in mind that paying the ransom demanded by the attackers may not unlock your files.
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