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Updated on Jun 04, 2014

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat locks your PC 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 pretends to be from the FBI or a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

Typically, this threat gets on your PC when you visit a hacked webpage.

You can read more about this type on malware at the Ransom:Win32/Urausy family description or on our ransomware page.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Jun 04, 2014

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat locks your PC 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 pretends to be from the FBI or a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

Typically, this threat gets on your PC when you visit a hacked webpage.

You can read more about this type on malware at the Ransom:Win32/Urausy family description or on our ransomware page.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Aug 24, 2014

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat locks your PC and displays a full-screen message, commonly called a "lock screen".

It pretends to be from the FBI or a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

See the Technical information tab for examples of the lock screen.

Typically, this threat gets on your PC when you visit a hacked webpage.

You can read more about this type on malware at the Ransom:Win32/Urausy family description or on our ransomware page.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Aug 24, 2014

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat locks your PC 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 pretends to be from the FBI or a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

Typically, this threat gets on your PC when you visit a hacked webpage.

You can read more about this type on malware at the Ransom:Win32/Urausy family description or on our ransomware page.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

Alert level: severe
Updated on May 11, 2015

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat can download other malware onto your PC.

It is from a family of ransomware locks your PC and displays a full-screen message (commonly called a "lock screen").

See the Ransom:Win32/Urausy family entry, and our ransomware page for more information.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Feb 19, 2015

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This family of ransomware locks your PC and displays a full-screen message (commonly called a "lock screen").

It pretends to be from a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

See the Technical information tab for examples of the lock screen.

It is distributed by various exploit kits, such as Blacole and Exploit:JS/Coolex.A, and is often disguised as an Adobe Flash installer or video file to trick you into downloading and running it.

You can read more on our ransomware page.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Mar 03, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Apr 15, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Jun 05, 2019
Alert level: severe
Updated on Jun 04, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Jul 10, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Oct 16, 2014
Alert level: severe
Updated on Feb 18, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Feb 18, 2015
Alert level: severe
Updated on Aug 21, 2012
Alert level: severe
Updated on Nov 19, 2012
Alert level: severe
Updated on Mar 12, 2013
Alert level: severe
Updated on Apr 08, 2013
Alert level: severe
Updated on Apr 08, 2013
Alert level: severe
Updated on Aug 22, 2013
Alert level: severe