STOP Piracy Virus

What is STOP Piracy Virus?

STOP Piracy Virus is a ransomware infection that blocks you from entering your computer under the pretense that you supposedly have used piracy content on your computer. When you get infected, STOP Piracy Virus locks your computer in 3 seconds, and the only thing you see is a black notification message that asks you for money. You have to remove STOP Piracy Virus from your computer immediately if you want to access your files, but there is no need to pay the ransom fee, because the malicious application itself would never unlock your computer.

How does STOP Piracy Virus get it?

STOP Piracy Virus makes use of Trojan Reveton for its distribution. That is common to almost all ransomware infections from the Ukash virus family. They have been very prominent for the entire second half of the year, and if you frequent computer security websites, you must have read of such infections as FBI Moneypak, Metropolitan Police Virus, IRMA virus ant the rest. There are many versions of this infection, all intended for different countries. STOP Piracy Virus itself targets users in the US, but it may also be found in Europe. That is why it has two interface versions – in English and in French.

How does the STOP Piracy Virus message look like?

An extract from the English version:

STOP PIRACY
SOPA (Software Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (PROTECT Intellectual Property Act) has detected that you used piracy conent on your computer.
Your system HAS BEEN LOCKED
and your data has been encrypted. To unlock your PC, decrypt data and avoid arrest you MUST pay a penalty of 100 EURO

The French version of this notification is exactly the same. It also asks for 100 EURO, and urges you to pay the ransom via PaySafeCard, Ukash, CashU and MoneyPack alternative payment systems.

What do I do with STOP Piracy Virus?

First of all, the message is absolutely fake, so you MUST NOT pay a single cent. You will only lose your money, and your computer will remain locked. Not to mention that STOP Piracy Virus does not have the power to delete important system files. It simply holds your computer hostage. You can bypass STOP Piracy Virus message if you do the following:

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Restart your computer and tap F8 repeatedly after BIOS screen loads.
  2. If Windows logo appears, restart your computer and try again.
  3. When Advanced Boot Options menu shows up, use arrow keys to navigate and select Safe Mode with Networking. Hit Enter.
  4. Follow the link to download SpyHunter: http://www.anti-spyware-101.com/download-sph
  5. Install the program and run a full system scan to remove STOP Piracy Virus.

Windows XP

  1. Follow the steps above from 1 to 3.
  2. When a confirmation table appears, click Yes.
  3. Access the Internet and download SpyHunter.
  4. Open Start menu and launch Run.
  5. Enter “msconfig” and click OK.
  6. Click Startup tab on the System Configuration Utility.
  7. Click Disable all and press OK. Exit the menu.
  8. Restart your computer in Normal mode.
  9. Install SpyHunter and terminate the infection.

Should you have any inquiries regarding the malware and its removal, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.

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Stop these STOP Piracy Virus Processes:

pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
NTServiceManager.exe
dtkmujvo.exe
secproc_isv.exe
gcrwcoak.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
Firewallservice.exe
JfCqQ5JC.exe
uenovfiu.exe
mplayer2.exe
Updating.exe
comeo.exe
SyncHostps.exe
videotwisterSA.exe
dyjdl.exe
obvwo.exe
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
xmlfilter.exe
VaultSysUi.exe
svchost.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
3511172082012Build.exe
bvhylsviw.exe
administration.exe
msn.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
UpgradeHelper.exe
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
C87C.exe
ctfmon.exe
xlqbteeb.exe
Piranha.exe
UpdatePriv.exe
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
bzsbkotiu.exe
ssntvs.exe
pmstcdjwz.exe
OmaSG21e.exe
crack.exe
ubvhynpxh.exe
scvhost.exe
acuvzomo.exe
install_0_msi.exe
wlsidten.exe
MusicCollector.exe
rvcbcyks.exe
sqlncli.exe
brenasa.exe
WINDED6.exe
50E1.exe
Task Scheduler.exe
taskhost.exe.exe
wahneaqa.exe
setex.exe
Nbt.exe
00b5d693.exe
p1.exe
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
systemcpl.exe
msdtmsrd.exe
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
ifgxpers.exe
Q3d38543.exe
iner.exe
securitywindrv.exe
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
00qbipeq.exe
csrsss.exe
msshell.exe
m2PythonLoader.exe
najeoxtt.exe
xaZYOVJW.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
idiokbbrv.exe
msnmsgrr.exe
DA0B.exe
rool0_pk.exe

Remove these STOP Piracy Virus Files:

ex3b.dll
Other.res
WINDED6.exe
msqjrothu.pif
DA0B.exe
%CommonProgramFiles%
wpbt0.dll
MWSBAR.DLL
UpgradeHelper.exe
jucheck.dll
dqnbdq7.dss
svchost.exe
systemcpl.exe
%WINDIR%\system32
msdtmsrd.exe
%UserProfile%
jsdhlexdqkllnbcxgai.bfg
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Temp
secproc_isv.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data
87b2cb3916261d5c807bf44262755cb0.exe
TimeDateMUICallback.exe
DLL321.dll
Q3d38543.exe
wahneaqa.exe
%SystemDrive%\????????????
msshell.exe
crack.exe
pYunY8m4VL3qLc.exe
00b5d693.exe
mplayer2.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\lollipop
ACEIEAddOn.dll
ifgxpers.exe
comeo.exe
brenasa.exe
securitywindrv.exe
WinSyncMetastore.exe
gcrwcoak.exe
obvwo.exe
aPr0hY9.exe
dtkmujvo.exe
cf6640a77ed4926a4c6be661ab93def9d13408753dd07e8d02836996a2f247b6.exe
Firewallservice.exe
C87C.exe
najeoxtt.exe
bvhylsviw.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%
msn.exe
dyjdl.exe
install_0_msi.exe
%AppData%
Piranha.exe
ubvhynpxh.exe
%TEMP%
VaultSysUi.exe
acuvzomo.exe
administration.exe
wjthvwjb.dss
xaZYOVJW.exe
csrsss.exe
OmaSG21e.exe
puozlkmyj.dll
ieudator.dll
idiokbbrv.exe
ctfmon.exe
p1.exe
flashplayer.dll
Task Scheduler.exe
oygqyunapnp.exe
iner.exe
opera.dll
ssntvs.exe
pmstcdjwz.exe
zqmkrehUkpoKfsafsaZg.exe
JfCqQ5JC.exe
%WINDIR%\Temp
uenovfiu.exe
yaiiwockc.dll
wgsdgsdgdsgsd.exe
wlsidten.dll
2084473.dll
Updating.exe
scvhost.exe
bzsbkotiu.exe
50E1.exe
questscan.dll
NTServiceManager.exe
96dddda4.dll
m2PythonLoader.exe
taskhost.exe.exe
MusicCollector.exe
xmlfilter.exe
videotwisterSA.exe
rvcbcyks.exe
n.
3511172082012Build.exe
hwj3ba6j.dss
setex.exe
msnmsgrr.exe
Nbt.exe
00qbipeq.exe
xlqbteeb.exe
%APPDATA%\system
rool0_pk.exe
b34btbztdb0vavaw.exe
SyncHostps.exe
sqlncli.exe
wlsidten.exe
skype.dat
魔法桌面第三方主题破解补丁V1.1.exe
UpdatePriv.exe
%APPDATA%\Task Scheduler
%APPDATA%\updates
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