Monthly Archives: January 2018
The virus site blocks the browser and requires payment of a fine by the Ministry of Internal Affairs
We were repeatedly approached by clients complaining that “the virus has blocked the computer and extort money”. After studying the problem, it became clear that in reality the infection of the computer does not occur.
The user is shown a web page disguised as an official document of the SBU or the Ministry of Internal Affairs, requiring payment of money and accusing of viewing pornography, etc. In Chrome-like browsers, a malicious script is launched that prevents the page from being closed. Continue reading