Tuesday, July 30, 2013

How to Remove Homeland Security Virus Completely

Computer is locked by Homeland Security Virus asking for a fine of $300? Have no idea of why this happened ? To pay the so-called fine is the only way to unlock your computer? Will the computer be unlocked if you pay the so-called “fine”? There is no doubt that it is a newly-released hook by cyber hackers to rip off your money. Please be careful when you are online and be calmed if you encounter this virus. Please review this post for more details about Homeland Security Virus.

Description of Homeland Security Virus:

Homeland security virus is classified as an infamous virus which is designed by cyber hackers to lock user’s computer in the name of police authorities. It steals some pictures from government official websites as its background, to pretend itself as police authorities so it can collect money by asking a fine. In fact, it is just a virus and is not related to any government institutions. With the aim of accumulating money, the cyber hackers counterfeit the fake messages to convince inexperienced computer users they have violated some laws and compel them to pay the $300 fine. Here is the screenshot.

Danger of Virus:

When you encounter homeland security virus, don’t trust the message displayed on your screen, some inexperienced computer users are too anxious to unlock their computers so they pay the fine but it won’t help anything! Some users delete it by themselves, but can’t remove it completely. Therefore it brings a bunch of troubles, their computers still have website redirect, Rogue antivirus or adware problems and so on.
 And Homeland security virus will be back soon and make things even worse such as blue screen problem or you can’t enter into safe mode any more.

Questions from People

I haven’t done anything illegal, how does Homeland Security Virus get Inside my Computer?
1.Open spam email and click the links attached or download the attachment which contains the virus.
2.Visit malicious websites or click on unknown links.

3.Download or install some free applications and online games from hacked sources.

Solution one:Step by Step Guides to manually Remove Homeland Security Virus

1)    Boot your computer into safe mode with networking by restarting your computer and keeping pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.

If you can’t enter into the safe mode with networking, try to enter into the safe mode with prompt command by following the steps above, just change the option to “safe mode with prompt command”.

2) Open your Task Manger by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete key and end the processes of Homeland Security Virus:

3) The associated files to be removed in folders on Local Disk (note: new files are still created each month so far):
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll %AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
4) Open your Registry Editor and then find out the registry entries of Homeland security virus to remove them (note: new registry entries are still made every month so far):

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
5) Restart the computer to normal mode after the above steps are done.

Solution two: Get rid of Homeland Security Virus by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to help computer users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool

Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Or you can follow the video guides below:

The instruction above is for skillful computer users, since Homeland security virus is very stubborn, it need relative computer knowledge. You want to remove it ASAP?  you are welcome to download Spyhunter automatic removal tool to get rid of it immediately!

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