Malware Locks PC And Asks For Money

MELANI announced today, that another malware approaches Swiss computer users. This is another piece of malware which scares the user. The malware displays an error message and forces the user to pay CHF 150.-. The malware claims to have found child porn on the PC, but of course, this is not true. Also, the warning message looks quite “official”. But according to MELANI, the message is a fake. Unfortunately, I could not find out right now, if the malware really deletes the harddisk or not. Read more in [1] below.

[1] http://www.melani.admin.ch/dienstleistungen/archiv/01130/index.html?lang=de

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