Hackers invent new ways of scaring PC users into wasting their funds in favor of the crooks. However, this time they didn't really invent anything new. They chose the same method they've known for ages by actually inventing and spreading another ransomware program with the similar GUI. So, meet another Trojan that names itself as Australian Federal Police notice (warning, alert). Keep in mind that it has nothing to do with the well-known Australian police. Nevertheless, the purpose of hackers is to scare users a lot, this is why they use the good name of Australian Federal Police (AFP) for such purposes. The warning allegedly from AFP comes with the scary content, and here is the extract of how it actually presents itself:
Australian Federal Police
Your PC is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below.
You have been violating “Copyright and Related Rights Law” (Video, Music, Software) and illegally using or distributing copyrighted content, thus infringing Article 128 of the Criminal Code of Australia.
Article 128 of the Criminal Code provides for a fine of 2 to 5 hundred minimal wages or a deprivation of liberty for 2 to 8 years.
This information must not be treated seriously by you. Remember that this is the product developed by hackers for the goal of stealing money from users that can be potentially deceived. We hope that this will never be the case with you. This is why meet this specific removal guide that will help you understand the basic principles of how this locker can be removed from your PC.