The New Zealand E-crime Lab Android virus, also known as New Zealand Police virus, Ministry of Public Safety New Zealand virus, has been categorized as detrimental ransomware which generally locks target machine and demands for ransom. For the purpose of puzzling PC/Android users, the New Zealand E-crime Lab Android malware is always disguised by the name of Centre For Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP) in order to strengthen its authenticity. Upon its installation, a misleading alert will cover on your screen, claiming that your computer or Android phone has been locked due to your illegal cyber activities such as viewing and storing child pornography/zoophilia/rape or other copyrighted content. Hence, as a punishment, an amount of NZD $100 as fine is demanded by New Zealand government organization which you can pay through Ukash vouchers. In addition, to enhance its persuasion, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus would also display your IP address, ISP, operating system and even user name on the alert, threatening PC or Android users to pay the non-existent fine timely so that to release their locked machine and avoid jail.
However, the New Zealand E-crime Lab Android scam has nothing to do with the legitimate New Zealand government or Police and comes out as a dangerous ransomware which is utilized to coax PC users to pay needless money on it. Therefore, PC users should ignore the fraudulent notification entirely and figure out the effective approach to remove New Zealand E-crime Lab virus for the sake of preventing further harm. Most commonly, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus can be lurked into target machine especially those are short of high PC security protection through various methods. For more details, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus can be spread by malicious websites which may contain pornographic content, or the lawful websites that have been attacked by New Zealand E-crime Lab virus. Also, PC users can get the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus when they are opening unknown attachments in Email that contain the activation of the virus. Except that, PC users need to pay attention when they are downloading unreliable free application from Internet resource as well.
Once being activated on PC, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus will multiply its codes and registry files in order to spread on system and mess up default system settings. Typically, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus could modify the MBR (Master Boot Sector) so that to run automatically whenever system starts. Meanwhile, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus has the capability to download and install additional threats such as Trojans, worms, browser hijack virus and rogue virus to do worse damage on PC. Delaying removing New Zealand E-crime Lab virus, it could even open a backdoor for remote hackers which can help them to access compromised PC freely. No doubts that not only your PC but also your privacy will be in high risk due to the existence of New Zealand E-crime Lab virus. Thus, it is indispensable to remove New Zealand E-crime Lab virus timely to end up all its harmful symptoms for good.
Tips: The following removal instruction refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you need any help during the operation, you may contact VilmaTech 24/7 Online Experts to resolve your problem properly and completely.
Being faced with various PC threats, most PC users prefer to resolve the problems by their installed antivirus programs. It is true that a legit antivirus can protect your computer from virus sometime. But if your computer is compromised by New Zealand E-crime Lab scam, it is difficult to remove the virus thoroughly via antivirus. Having the similar properties like hazardous Interpol Department of Cybercrime virus and ICE Cyber Crime Center virus (click here to view the post), the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus is very stubborn that it can escape the antivirus and perform its malicious actions without any prevention.
Unfortunately there is not a universal tool that can remove New Zealand E-crime Lab ransomware completely so far. None of antivirus software or anti-spyware program can remove this latest infection alone because it seems that the virus creators has learn all kinds of security software well and they know how to make the virus infections escape the dumb pre-defined security software obviously. So you should not rely on the antivirus when you computer is infected with virus. You need to find a more effective way to get rid of the virus completely.
As we have mentioned before, the New Zealand E-crime Lab virus has the ability to avoid the detection from antivirus programs and even disable antivirus completely. Thus, helpful manual removal is strongly recommended to completely remove all its processes, dll files and registry files.
(Tips: Certain expert skills will be required during the manual removal procedure to avoid wrong operation which may damage your computer permanently. If you haven’t sufficient PC expertise and don’t want to make things worse, you can contact VilmaTech Computer Experts to remove New Zealand E-crime Lab virus promptly.)
1. Safe Mode with Networking
a. Restart your PC and before windows interface loads, tap “F8” constantly.
b. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.
a. Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, hold down the Shift key and repeatedly hit the F8 key (Shift+F8), this will sometimes boot you into the new advanced “recovery mode”, where you can choose to see advanced repair options. Please click on See advanced repair options Button to go ahead.
b. You will get this Choose an option Screen after you clicked on See advanced repair options. Now you will need to click on the Troubleshoot option to continue.
c. When you get on this Troubleshoot Screen, you can see there are three options listed, please click on or select the Advanced Options.
d. Now you are at the Windows Startup Settings option, by the looks of things we were never meant to find Safe Mode With Networking, you are required to click on Restart Button to continue.
e. When you are at the Advanced Boot Options, use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press ENTER or Press a number to choose from the option, if we now want to enable safe mode with networking, then press 5.
2. Delete virus files
The related files can be looked for through the Internet; you just then search for these files on your pc and delete them manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\<Current User>
3. Remove malicious registry entries
New Zealand E-crime Lab virus adds corrupt entries in the compromised computer’s registry so it can hide deeply without you knowing. Again search for and delete the related registry entries listed below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
Note: Though New Zealand E-crime Lab scam manual removal is the most effective way to get rid of the stubborn Android virus, it requires computer expertise to deal with the whole operation. Since some files might be hidden or changed, so you should realize that manual removal of New Zealand E-crime Lab Android threat is a cumbersome procedure and does not ensure complete deletion of the malware. Besides, manual interference of this kind may cause damage to the system. So we strongly recommend you get help from VilmaTech 24/7 Online Experts who will save your time and guarantee the needed result.