The FBI virus: don’t fall for the scam

February 9, 2014
How to remove the FBI virus

The FBI virus: don’t fall for the scam

If you open your computer and see a screen that says your computer has been locked by the FBI for being associated with child pornography sites or other illegal activity, don’t panic just yet. It’s a bogus message caused by a virus known as the FBI virus. The name of the law enforcement agency might vary: sometimes it’s the FBI, other times it’s the Department of Justice or some other institution.

The message says you have to pay a fine (around $300) to unlock your computer. First, put away the credit card. Don’t make any type of payment. This is a scam meant to take your money. Second, you can follow the instructions below to remove it.

And third, if all fails, bring us your computer. We’re only a phone call away to help.

How to remove the FBI virus: Click here to view instructions.


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