What is FormalPolice.org virus?
FormalPolice.org virus is browser infection locks your web browser and does not allow you to leave the formalpolice.org page, displaying a fake notification about your supposed illegal activities online. This scam has devised to steal your money, so you will do good to ignore the message on your screen. Do not panic – the presence of FormalPolice.org virus on your browser does not necessarily mean that your computer is infected as well. Nevertheless, you should scan your PC with SpyHunter and remove FormalPolice.org virus from your browser as soon as possible.
Where does FormalPolice.org virus come from?
Judging from the messages displayed by FormalPolice.org virus, this infection should be related to ransomware infections from Ukash Virus group. However, unlike ransomware programs that lock down your computer screen and does not allow you to access your desktop, FormalPolice.org virus only affects your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and others).
What does FormalPolice.org virus do?
It is obvious that when your browser security is breached and you are redirected to formalpolice.org, you are displayed a fake notification which claims you have been involved in a criminal activity, and now you need to pay a fine in order to avoid criminal case. The “origins” of the notification depends on your location, because FormalPolice.org virus can change the message in order to make an impression that the local law enforcement authorities have really detect illegal activity on your computer. It will say that you need to pay a fine via MoneyPak or any other alternative payment system. If you fail to do so, your personal information will be “forward” to the court. That is an obvious lie, but if you try to close your browser you will be displayed the following pop-up:
YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED UP FOR SAFETY REASONS.
ALL PC DATA WILL BE DETAINED.
ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED.
Leave this page
Stay on this page
How to remove FormalPolice.org virus?
Needless to say, that you need to click the Leave this page button and then close your browser. Make sure that the browser does not restore your previous session when you open again, because in such a case you would be redirected to formalpolice.org again.
To be absolutely sure that your computer is not infected with various threat, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and invest in a licensed antimalware tool if need be. If you need any additional help while closing your browser, refer to the instructions below. Do forget that you need to be careful when you browse the Internet and download new software onto your computer, as dangerous computer infection could be lurking just one click away.
How to stop browser process
- Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc and Task Manager will open.
- Click Processes tab and press Show processes from all users button.
- Highlight chrome.exe, firefox.exe or iexplore.exe and right-click the process.
- Select End Process Tree and click End Process on a confirmation box.
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