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Old 07-27-2013, 04:45 PM   #21
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I was ****** jacked when I got this message up on my screen cause it said 3 violations. 1 for child pornography, 1 for copyright violation, and 1 for unlicensed software. I have absolutely none if those things on my computer, so first I was like wtf. Then I was like "oh it's asking for money...it's a virus".
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My son got this same FBI BS on his mother's laptop surfing youtube...pulled the hard-drive, scanned with Malwarebytes freeware on another computer, done deal. What is pretty creepy is the FBI warning page had a small screenshot of my son (7 yrs old) with the "WTF is this BS" look on his face from the laptop cam...
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Yeah I've read that it can use your webcam to take a photo of the user and put it on the warning message. My computer is so old it doesn't have a webcam or anything. I'm suprised it even has USB ports. My laptop on the other hand is completely different.
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:55 PM   #25
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Check out the email i just got... totally legit.


ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONETARY CRIMES DIVISION
FBI HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS J.EDGAR HOOVER BUILDING
935 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535-0001
Ref: FBI/DC/25/113/13/2013
https://www.fbi.gov

Urgent attention needed

We have been informed through our global intelligence monitoring network that the sum of $10.500, 000.00, has been released from a bank in Africa bearing your name as the beneficiary without dist certificate to clear your name and fund from every terrorist or drug or money laundering activities

The bank knowing fully well that they do not have enough facilities to make this payment from any part of the world to your account directly, used what we know as a secret diplomatic transit payment (s.t.d.p) method to make the payment. direct transfers are difficult and secret diplomatic transit payment (s.t.d.p) are not usually made unless the funds are related to terrorist activities and we ask why must your payment be made in a secret transfer if your transaction is legitimate.

We do not want you to get into trouble as soon as these funds reflect in your personal account, so it is our duty as an international agency to correct these little problems before this fund reflects into your personal account.

we advice you to contact us immediately, as your funds have been stopped and are being held in our custody, until you are able to provide us with the dist certificate within 3 days from the country that authorized the transfer to certify that the funds that you are about to receive are terrorist/drug free or we shall have cause to impound the payment and subsequently prosecute you for cross border terrorist financial activites.

based on our findings, our investigative department wish to warn you against some miscreants, hoodlums and touts who go about scamming innocent people by claiming to be who they are not and thereby tarnishing the image of this wonderful country. By sending out fraudulent emails without our official logo and emblem we shall release your funds immediately we receive this legal document and we will ensure that you receive your payment without any further delay.

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We decided to contact you directly by email to acquire the proper verifications and proof from you to show that you are the rightful person to receive this fund, because of the huge amount involved. Be informed that the funds are now with a top bank in the united state in your name and under the monitoring/custody of the FBI. At the moment, we have asked the bank not to release the fund to anybody that comes to them, unless we instruct them to do so, and only if we receive the dist certificate this is to enable us carry out a comprehensive investigation first before releasing the fund to you.

hence, you are to forward your dist certificate to us immediately if you have it in your possession, if you do not have it, then let us know so that we will direct you to the appropriate authority to obtain the certificate then you are to send it to our office. And thereafter, we will instruct the bank holding the funds, to go ahead and credit your account immediately. If you fail to provide the documents to this office, we will prosecute you and take appropriate action against you for not proving the legality of the funds.

Finally if you truly want to receive this funds without F.B.I troubles then reconfirm the following below

Name
Address
Sex
Contact number
Country of origin of funds

Yours Faithfully

SPECIAL AGENT JUKE WILLIAMS
FOR FBI DIRECTOR
MR. ROBERT S. MUELLER
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Any luck yet?
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Purchase malewarebytes. It's worth the money. The purchased version does a very good proactive job and preventing threats. Stop looking at **** using internet explorer.
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:15 PM   #28
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Purchase malewarebytes. It's worth the money. The purchased version does a very good proactive job and preventing threats. Stop looking at **** using internet explorer.
I got malware bytes (free edition) I will be purchasing the full version. No luck with my pc yet, I decided that I'm gonna pull the hard drive, and have it copied to a flash drive, cause I have a pile of files on there I don't want to see disappear. Then I'm gonna buy a $300 desktop brand new with windows 8 so I feel like I'm not living as deep under the rock as I am.
As far as ****, I do not and will not even think of using my pc for that.
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lol the **** sites are safer than half the ******* pages out there. You dont need to go to shady sites any more with whats out there.
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Lets say that somebody uses your wifi (router) access to view a **** site which would contain a virus. Would your home computers also get infected?
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Did you try what I suggested?
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I hate computer viruses
so does this guy:

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Man gets fake FBI child **** alert, arrested for child ****

A man is fooled by an Internet virus into going to a police station to pay a fine for child pornography. He gives the police his computer to examine. They allegedly find child pornography on it.



by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET
As far as I am aware, the FBI doesn't usually send you a pop-up online notice, asking if you could kindly pay a fine for child pornography.Perhaps I should check with Edward Snowden to be sure.Still, 21-year-old Virginian Jay Riley was sufficiently stunned to receive a pop-up "FBI Warning" telling him to pay a fine for child pornography that he went to his local police station in Prince William County.As WJLA-TV reports it, Riley asked if he was, indeed, wanted on child pornography charges.In what seems like a helpful and open frame of mind, he allegedly offered the police his computer for examination.There, the police allegedly found child pornography.Prince William County Police spokesman Officer Jonathan Perok told WJLA-TV: "I think the pop-up kind of scared him."The pop-up was an example of Reveton ransomware, which monitors those who might log on to a questionable Web site and then tries to extort money from them.It claims to lock the user's computer unless a fine is paid."We've never had a case like this," Perok told WJLA-TV.Riley is currently in jail, facing at least three child pornography charges, related to alleged inappropriate messages and images found on his computer.Police subsequently searched his home and took away more computers.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57...or-child-****/
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Old 07-29-2013, 11:34 PM   #33
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Did you try what I suggested?
No, I didn't try to boot off USB or CDROM...
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That's some funny ****!
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:57 PM   #35
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Seriously, make a 'standard' user that doesn't have Administrative rights and use that. Only log in as the Administrator user for installing ****.

Then if you happen to get this stuff on your machine you can log in as the Administrator user and clean up or delete your standard user's profile.

This is common practice on UNIX and VMS, I have applied the same principle to Windows and it seems to work.
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I have never heard of a virus or maleware taking control at safe mode.

Please take a picture of the message you are seeing and post it up.

If you can get to the desktop and install team viewer, ill fix your **** for you.
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Here are some photos I took with my camera of what I'm dealing with.
1st pic is what the virus looks like when it takes over the whole screen of my pc. I can click it with my mouse and move it, but there are no icons behind it, and no start menu to click on.
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2nd pic is what comes up if I restart windows and hit control alt delete when my desktop appears. A bunch of files will shop up under processes, but eventually the screen will get covered with photo #1.
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Photo 3 is the only option I get when I try to load safe mode with command prompt:
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Lastly, this is the blue screen I get after choosing the windows xp option after I selected safe mode with command prompt:
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Owned. I'd imagine your best bet is to boot up into a Live OS and back up only the things you really need on a USB drive. Then have those files scanned by your local computer nerd. Then after fully reinstalling windows, updating it to the latest updates, installing proper virus protection, connect the USB drive and restore you files.
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third please try what I suggested. You can knock this out quick without an os reload or pulling the hard drive. The infection is always in app data. It takes longer to to boot to the MRI cd I suggested than to remove this thing. Oh and your last pic, 7b is generally a failing hard drive.

Because this infection is run on log on, you can't do anything. task manager file back up, new account creation, nothing. One thing you can try is this infection in usually dependent n an internet connection is to get it off a live internet connection. It doesn't alwyas work but its something.
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Look at the error messages in the center of the screen in photo #2. Those messages are missing system files errors that have been appearing for like the past 2 years. I don't think this virus is the only thing wrong with my system. Therefore, I'm gonna slave the HDD and pull the files I want. It's time for a new system anyway. Suggestions? I was looking at something like this:
Dell - Inspiron Desktop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - I660S-1540BK - Best Buy
Or similar...cause everybody knows I'm cheap and simple.
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