Ice cybercrime is a very cunning and hazardous ransomware program that attacks computers nowadays. The virus locks your computer and demands $200 or any other reasonable amount to fix the problem. It just happens without you noticing it and virus poses as an FBI alert suggesting that a computer is frozen.
Virus Type: Ransomware
Virus threat analysis: Dangerous
Virus threat Level: High
Virus removal suggestion: Should be immediately removed
What is Ice cybercrime virus : It is a fake notification purportedly from legal enforcement organization that tends to block you computer completely and only display one message accusing that computer has been found among the ones visiting pornographic content or other illegal activities like downloading, spreading copyrighted material .
So it real or bogus notification: From its window popup, we could see that it pretends to be from ICE but there is not even iota of truth in it, we suggest you to ignore all the warnings however much serious the warnings may appear. The virus demands a fine up to $400 that must be paid with MoneyPak. It threatens criminal action unless a fine is paid.
Why ICE does this: It has nothing to do with the notification, no organization ever take computer hostage and demand ransom for unlocking it. This is just a scam that is designed to rip you of your money. The bogus scam continues to lock your computer unless it is removed completely.
How does a computer get infected with Ice cybercrime virus:
When you visit malicious websites or download free software from infected site
When you download freeware or shareware stuff. The virus gets bundled with the downloads . When you download such application it just take over your computer.
Do you know: This virus program is designed to break into or damage a computer system without your knowledge or consent.
What to Do if Your Computer is Infected with Ice cybercrime virus: You should contact tech support to remove the virus.
Step 1: You need to Reboot your computer into safe mode with Networking, so before you do it print or write down the removal steps. You can also contact our tech support @ 1-877-623-2121
Please turn ON the computer and keep tabbing F8 until the Windows Advanced Options menu appears as below:
Now select Safe Mode With Networking using arrow keys and press Enter Key
Wait for the windows to boot in safe mode with networking.
Step2: Now you have to download Macrofix Fixkit to remove this virus. To download you need Hold Windows key and then press R key. This opens Run dialog box. Now type iexplore www.macrofix.com/fix.exe in the Run box and press OK button. Click Run for the Macrofixtoolkit to download and click Run again to run the software. Wait for the Fixkit to download
A) Now you need to Create Macrofix Account for sign in, once you arrive at the Macrofix Log in page. Create your New Account
B) Now log in using Macrofix account that you have created.
A) Now cleanup all registry Errors using the Regkiller. To open Regkiller, click Regkiller on the Macrofix Tool bar menu. Now scan for registry problems and wait for the scan to finish.
B) Once scan is finished click Select All and Remove Selected button.
Step 5: Safegaurd your Data by creating Backup : Now you need to backup your data. You can do this by creating Backup. Click MyBackuper option in the tool menu bar. Choose the option that best fits your need and click Yes to proceed further.
Now you need to login using Macrofix account. Now you need to select the folder that you want to cloud backup for safety. Click Next to process further.
Step 6: Scan for Malware, Spyware & Ransomware viruses: Now scan for Malware, Spyware and Ransomware viruses. Click SpyBurst menu in the Macrofix tool bar. Wait for the scan progress to finish. Click on Showresults button and Select All button and Press Remove Selected button to remove the viruses.
Step 7: If the problem still persists Chat with a Live Technician, we suggest you to talk to one of our technician. Click Macrofix Chat menu on the Macrofix tool bar. Type your question and click on the Start Chat button. Now click Macrofix Connect menu in the Macofix tool bar. Enter Invitation code given by the technician to connect to your computer for Manual virus removal.
Step 8: Now Restart your computer. This brings your computer back to normal window mode.