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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: Trojan.Fakealert.22376 (Dr.Web) Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Gimemo.bdj (Kaspersky) Trojan.FakeAV!gen32 (Symantec) TROJ_RANSOM.WNL (Trend Micro)
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat stops you from loading Windows and displays a full-screen message, commonly called a "lock screen". If this threat asks you to pay a fee or fine, do not pay it. The message is a fraud.
It tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.
You can read more on our ransomware page.