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Remove Child Pornography Computer Blocked Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

Computer blocked for child pornography and you are asked a payment to unlock the computer? If you are facing such a computer infection now, read this article to learn more and follow the removal guide to get rid of it completely.

 

Table of Contents

 

I. What is Child Pornography Virus?

II. Different Variants and Versions of Child Pornography virus

III. How can Child Pornography Virus Be Contracted?

IV. Symptoms of Child Pornography Virus Infection

V. How to Remove Child Pornography Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

  • >Option 1- Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore
  • >Option 2- Remove ransomware using Anvi Rescue Disk

VI. How to Prevent Child Pornography Virus Infection (Ransomware Prevent Tips)

 

 

I. What is Child Pornography Virus?

 

Child Pornography computer blocked virus is actually used to describe a form of malware, categorized as ransomware, which uses Trojans to infect computer for tricks of system blocked and payment to unlock. This kind of malware exploits potential system vulnerabilities to infiltrate and block the computer system and display a full screen message in name of local authorities like FBI, IPA, Interpol Department of Cybercrime and the like. The fraudulent message usually claims that the computer is blocked or locked because it is involved in illegal online activitives associated with collecting and/or distribution of child pornography, etc, in order to unlock the computer and be jail-free, a fine is demanded to be paid via Greendot Moneypak, Ukash or Paysafecard.

Child Pornography virus is actually a series of ransomware infections, including the most spread FBI computer blocked viruses, that use the excuses of collecting or distributing child pornography to try scaring victims into being tricked and paying their money. And below is the screenshot of FBI Moneypak virus which can be also called Child Pornography computer blocked viruses.

 

Child-Porn-Virus

 

Please note, paying the fine or penalty associated with the child porn ransomware virus in general will not remove the infection and may initiate further complications, including the installment of additional spyware, rootkits, Trojans, and worms used to collect sensitive information and deteriorate computer functionality. If the child pornography virus has locked your computer, and blocked your operating system, please use the free instructions and options in this article to remove the child porn ransomware virus and third party malware.

 

II. Different Variants and Versions of Child Pornography Virus

 

There are many different versions of the “Child Porn Virus” distributed by a variety of unethical collective groups based off the geographical location of the infected computer (via IP address) and origin of contraction. The different versions of the child porn virus claim to be controlled by different organizations, such as the FBI, Internet Crime Compliant Center, and even mega hacker-group Anonymous in order to either seem legitimate or frighten the computer user into paying a the fine to unlock the computer.

There is also a very graphic version of the child pornography virus that downloads and/or displays actual child pornography on the infected computer as opposed to or alongside disguising itself as a legitimate organization. This graphic version of the child porn virus may or may not ask for a penalty fine.

 

Common Child Pornography Related Ransomware Infections: FBI moneypak virus, United States Department of Justice virus, Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus, Canadian Police Cybercrime Investigation virus , Metropolitan Police Central e-crime Unit virus, etc.

 

III. How Can Child Pornography Virus Be Contracted?

 

The child porn virus and similar ransomware can infect computer systems using several unethical tactics. Ransomware is often stored in malicious payloads that install to a computer system via Trojans that are located in files and on websites that voluntarily and involuntarily contain or host the particular parasite (drive-by download websites, social media, freeware, shareware, torrents). Many victims of the Child Porn virus fall victim to phishing schemes such as spam email and fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from a legitimate source asking for information concerning remote access to the computer.

Another popular way ransomware is being distributed these days is through hijacked social media accounts. Social media accounts such as Facebook can often be hijacked by cyber criminals in order to distribute malware to a mass audience by publishing fraudulent posts on the hijacked account containing a malicious link. These posts often contain content and/or images that sound or look “too good to be true”, such as “get the new Facebook dislike button”, or contain sexual content in order to gain attention and persuade unsuspecting users to click the links. To get rid of Child Pornography related ransomware, follow below instructions.

Please note due to the complexity of ransomware infections, there is no instant solution to simply get it done. Therefore, patience is needed to do that. If any question in the process, please feel free to contact us for help.

 

IV. Symptoms of Child Pornography Virus Infection

 

  • 1. Once infected, it will take over your computer system and hold it hostage so that you can never normally access it every time you start it.
  • 2. A full lock screen will bear some authoritative background and fraudulent messages attempting to scare you to pay the fine to unlock the system.
  • FBI-Moneypak-Video-RecordingWeb Cam Trick
  • You may also notice that this ransomware would even attempt to trick the user into thinking they are under surveillance by webcam, as it always shows a fake screen in “recording” status. Actually this even makes no difference on the infected computer with no web cam at all. Apparently, the truth is ready to jump out at your call.
  • 3. If you try to reboot the computer to safe mode for troubleshooting, in most cases, the safe mode running is also forbidden. And the scenario is that you start the computer to safe mode by pressing F8 but only found that the lock screen shows after several seconds.

 

 

Deny Flash

Most ransomware exploits Java or Flash vulnerabilities to load the malicious code. In some cases denying or disabling flash on your system may suspend some of the Child Pornography ransomware and enable the user to navigate through the infected system.

If this not a necessity for removal, skip to the removal options below these steps. To disable (deny) flash

1.Visit:http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help09.html

Deny-Flash

 

2. Select the “Deny” radio option

3. Proceed to a removal option (detailed below).

 

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V. How to Remove  Child Pornography Virus (Ransomware Removal Guide)

 

This tutorial suits the removal of Ukash, PaysafeCard, MoneyPak and CashU ransomware.

Generally there are two situations when your computer got infected with this  ransomware. One is that you can still boot your computer to safe mode and the another one is not. According to this, there are two removal options for each situation for you to choose.

Removal Option 1-Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore

 

Step 1> Launch your PC into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

 

During the start, keep pressing F8 key till the Advanced Windows Options Menu shows up and then use the arrow key on the keyboard to highlight the Safe Mode with Command Prompt option and then press EnterSee detailed instructions on how to boot Windows to Safe Mode

 

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Note: make sure you login your computer with administrative privileges. (login as admin)

 

Step 2> Type explorer to access

 

Once the Command Prompt window appears you only have few seconds to type “explorer” and hit Enter. If you fail to do so within 2-3 seconds, the ransomware virus will not allow you to type anymore.

 

Command Prompt window

 

 

Step >3 Once Windows Explorer shows up browse to:

  • Win XP: C:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe and press Enter
  • Win Vista/7/8: C:\windows\system32\rstrui.exe and press Enter

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Step 4> Restore

 

Follow all steps to restore or recover your computer system to an earlier time and date (restore point), before infection.

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Please note that chances are this virus may delete all of your stored restore points and then you may need to switch to option 2 to try the troubleshoot now.

Step 5> Scan bad leftovers and restart

Download, install, update and run the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender (direct download: www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html) to scan out and remove the bad leftovers in case it turns back. And then restart the computer to ensure the computer is all right.

BTW: after the virus removal, you are highly recommended to maintain/optimize your computer system using a tool like Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster (download:www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html). It is a computer system cleaner/optimizer which can basically maintain your system performance. If you want a deep optimization, hard disk defragment would be a good idea. You may try the Anvi Ultimate Defrag (downoad: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html) for efficiency defragment if the need arises.

 

>See more on ransomware prevent tips

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Removal Option 2-Remove the Ransomware using Anvi Rescue Disk

 

In most cases of computer infected by ransomware,  your PC would be totally blocked from any operation, including safe mode runing. Then, you can use the Anvi Rescue Disk to fix the issue together with the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender.  Some patience and time is needed for this removal emthod. If any question in the process, please feel free to send your email below to our online Technical Support for timely help.

 

Below is a video of ransomware removal using Anvi Rescue Disk for your reference.

 

Step 1> Download the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image file

 

Download the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image file Rescue.iso and the USB disk production tool BootUsb.exe from Anvisoft official site. (Both are packaged in the file offered to download below.)

Direct download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/rsd/

Please kindly note that Rescue.iso is a large file to download; please be patient while it downloads.

 

Step 2> Record the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to USB drive.

 

You can also record the iso image to a CD/DVD. We will introduce the steps to record iso image to a CD/DVD in following guide.

 

To record the Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to USB drive:

1. Firstly find a clean computer with correct internet connection and then connect your USB driver to the clean computer. You’d better backup your important data and format your USB drive before using it to record the iso image.

2. Locate your download folder and double-click on BootUsb.exe to start it. And then click “Choose File” button to browser into your download folder and select Rescue.iso file as your source file.

USB burning

 

3. Select the path of USB drive, such as Drive H:

4. Click “Start Burning” to start the burn of USB Rescue Disk boot drive.

5.Please close BootUsb.exe tool after you successfully burn the file to the USB drive when you get the following message.

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Now, you have bootable Anvi Rescue Disk to repair your computer.

 

——Alternative Option

 

You can also record Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to a DV/DVD. Any CD/DVD record software is fine for burn iso image. If you don’t have any, you can download and install Nero Burning ROM and ImgBurn. Here we will use Nero Burning ROM for demonstration purpose.

Please open and start Nero Burning ROM and select Burn Image from the drop-down menu of the Recorder.

CD/DVD recorder

 

1. Locate your download folder and select Rescue.iso file as your source file and then click Open button.

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2. Click Burn button to start record the iso image. After a few minutes, you will have a bootable Anvi Rescue Disk to repair your computer.

 

burn compiliation

 

Step 3> Configure your infected computer to boot from the USB drive/DV/DVD

 

Restart your infected computer and configure it to boot from USB drive/DV/DVD that recorded Anvi Rescue Disk.

Basically , you can use F8 to load USB boot menu.

For different motherboard, you may need to use the Delete or F2, F11 keys, to load the BIOS menu. Normally, the information on how to enter the BIOS menu is displayed on the screen at the start of the OS boot.

boot menu instruction

 

The keys F1, F8, F10, F12 might be used for some motherboards, as well as the following key combinations:

  • • Ctrl+Esc
  • • Ctrl+Ins
  • • Ctrl+Alt
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Esc
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Enter
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Del
  • • Ctrl+Alt+Ins
  • • Ctrl+Alt+S

If you can enter Boot Menu directly then simply select your CD/DVD-ROM as your 1st boot device.

If you can’t enter Boot Menu directly then simply use Delete key to enter BIOS menu. Select Boot from the main BIOS menu and then select Boot Device Priority. After that, set USB drive or CD/DVD-ROM as your 1st Boot Device. Save changes and exist BIOS menu.

 

Step> 4 Boot your computer from Anvi Rescue Disk.

 

After that let’s boot your computer from Anvi Rescue Disk.

1. Restart your computer. After restart, a message will appear on the screen: press any key to enter the menu. So, press Enter or any other key to load the Anvi Rescue Disk

2. please selected your preferred language and press Enter to continue.

Anvi Rescue disk language setting

 

Step> 5 Run the Anvi Rescue Disk to scan and repair.

 

1. Now you are in the mini Operating system, please double-click Rescue tool to start Anvi Rescue disk.

Anvi Rescue Disk
Important note: make sure that your computer is connected to network connection before you run a scan on your computer. If you fail to connect your computer to Internet, please check the tutorial on network configuration in this article: Network Troubleshooting Tips for Ransomware Removal Using Anvi Rescue Disk

Connection established

 

2. Please run a full scan by clicking the “Scan Computer” button in the middle of the program to detect and kill the PC lockup virus.

 

Anvi Rescue disk scan

 

3. Clicking “Fix Now” to Remove the detected threats detected by Anvi Rescue Disk.

Anvi Rescue disk fix now

 

4. Switch to Repair tab. Scan and fix the registry error with the “Repair” module of Anvi Rescue Disk.

 

Anvi Rescue disk repair

 

Important Notice: You must repair the registry error after kill the virus. Otherwise, you would be disabled to boot your Windows without fixing registry damaged by the virus.

 

Step>6 Download Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to ensure a clean computer.

 

After the repair, your computer should be clean and resuced from the evil claw of the ransomware infection. However, many professionally crafted ransomware variants have evolved to be very persistant, that is to say, harder to remove, so you are highly recommended to download the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender by clicking Yes button on the prompted window to fulfill the download.

 

Download ASD in Rescue Disk

 

After the download, please restart your computer to normal Windows mode and then go to the folder: C:\Users\[username]\Downloads

Find the downloaded file asdsetup.exe and double click its file to install it and then start it to perform a full scan on your computer sytem, in order to ensure the computer is clean from any associated infections or leftovers.

After the scan, remove any detected infections and then you can have a clean computer now.

 

BTW: after the virus removal, you are highly recommended to maintain/optimize your computer system using a tool like Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster (download:www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html). It is a computer system cleaner/optimizer which can basically maintain your system performance. If you want a deep optimization, hard disk defragment would be a good idea. You may try the Anvi Ultimate Defrag (downoad: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html) for efficiency defragment if the need arises.

 

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VI. How to Prevent Child Pornography Virus (Ransomware Prevent Tips)

 

1. Be careful when surfing online. Take proper precaution when clicking a suspicious link. Basically you are supposed to turn on your web browser’s security features in order to stay on the safe said. See detailed instructions to turn on security features of IE, Firefox and Google Chrome.

2. Keep both system and installed software update to date.

3. Make full use of security programs including a trusted antivirus or antimalware like Anvi Smart Defender, which also offers real-time protection in case of any infections sneaking in.