Is your browser locked by FBI’Your Browser Has Been Blocked’ MoneyPak virus? The virus stops you from browsing web pages smoothly and displays a page claiming that your browser has been blocked due to certain reasons. If you are an inexperienced computer user, you must be scared by the message displayed on the web page which pretends to come from The Federal Bureau of Investigation. In fact, it is totally a scam. Don’t be fooled by the ransomware. You have to remove FBI’Your Browser Has Been Blocked’ MoneyPak virus as soon as possible as long as you encounter it.
The virus can hijack the web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Safari. It not only targets Windows users, but also plagues Apple OS X consumers. Usually, the threat spreads via malicious websites and insecure downloads. If you browse pornography websites, the virus can install itself on your computer and lock the browser. When you open the browser, the page below will pop up:
The virus says that all activities of your computer have been recorded and all your files are encrypted. It also lists the reasons specified why your browser has been locked, such as distributing copyrighted contends or viewing prohibited pornographic content. In the end, it asks you to pay a fine of $300 through GreenDot Moneypak in order to unlock your PC.
Once your browser is infected by this virus, you won’t be able to search anything because it has locked down the browser. You cannot exit either because the virus only provides you with two options “leave page” and “stay on page”. Even if you choose leave page, the webpage also stays the same.
The virus is so tricky so that many antivirus programs cannot remove it from the infected PC. To unlock the browser, you need to reset the web browser.
Open Firefox, click Help and go to Troubleshooting Information.
In addition to the method above, you can use a removal tool to delete FBI’Your Browser Has Been Blocked’ MoneyPak virus automatically. Though the virus is tricky, some removal tools are designed with advanced techniques to wipe out these stubborn viruses. You can download a reliable removal tool under Safe Mode with Networking and install it on your PC. If you fail to download the tool in this way, you can copy the tool from a working machine and then install it on your PC. Then start the tool to detect and remove ransomware rapidly and completely.
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