The Federal Bureau of Investigation Copyright and Related Rights Law fake alert (FBI MoneyPak ransomware) indicates its source misleadingly as the alert is but another prank of the criminals. The FBI would readily detain the swindlers masterminding the popup distribution, but as the hackers act through the botnet it is practically impossible to detect the location of actual hacker’s server.
The popup runs
The popup runs
then proceeds to specifying the following details for your PC: IP, Location, IPS. To make things sound even more scary the hackers have added a meaningless but probably frightening image to the right side of their alert saying that video recording is on.
Further the misleading notification says:
“Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.The pattern of scam is familiar to eye of malware watchers. Just like its earlier counterparts, the virus demands a fee of USD 100 allegedly as a forfeit for some violation found associated with your IP. Apart from copyright issues, the malware refers to watching and distributing porn with elements of zoophilia, child abuse, to illegal access from your PC without your knowledge.
You have been violating Copyright and Related Rights Law (Video, Music, Software) and illegally using and distributing copyrighted content, thus infringing Article I, Section B, Clause B, also known as the Copyright and Criminal Code of the United States of America…”
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