IRMA virus (also Information Resources Management Association virus) is a brand new ransomware virus program that has been elaborated by the pack of online crooks who want to earn money with unfair methods. The scary alert also associated itself with BSA (Business Software Alliance). Both of these organizations-Information Resources Management Association and Business Software Alliance – are well-known and reputable agencies that are meant to protect intellectual property rights (copyrights) of software, audio and video authors. However, the warning you see on your screen now isn’t associated with these two decent companies, even though many users have been told the thing like that. Learn more about what is ransomware.
Usually the beneath truth of such vividly scaring screen is just the trick uses Trojans to invade computer, lock the OS and open a backdoor to the remote hacker for stealing data like IP address, phone lists and other data they may concern, and then display a scaring screen to convince the victim user to pay the ransom. Such is actually a old story but the old story works the most always.
Below is the screenshot of IRMA/BSA virus, a certain symptom of getting infected by ransomware. Be resolute to get rid of it once and for all if you encounter it on your computer screen.
Be aware. All messages the screen display to you are totally pointless and nonsense for sole tricks on you. Never believe it and the scam messages read below:
Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts and Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organization
Business Software Alliance
All activity on this computer has been recorded. If you use a webcam, all activity was saved for identification.
Your personal computer has been noticed in viewing, storing and using of forbidden and pirate software, audio and video content.
Now your PC is locked by Business Software Alliance trade group and Information Resouces Management Association.
This project was created to struggle for purity of the Internet. You are visiting, viewing and using forbidden content, sponsoring the ownsers of this content (forbidden and pirate). You are putting yourself and yoru computer at risk by using this content. Real creators of this content, who are concerned about your securiyt, are loosing billions of dollars.
Warning! Do not use pirate (forbidden) content.
How the pirate (forbidden) content can be dangerous? There are hidden procedures for tracing and transmission your personal data running with this content. Your personal data can be used for fraudulent purposes. Using, watching, saving pirate (forbidden) content you are violating at least one act of the law of our country. In the worst case, you may break up to four acts of pirate content law.
If you don’t pay the fee, all data about using or pirate (forbidden) content, your personal IP address, webcam data (if you use it) will be sent to the self-government, where your case will be considered on an individual basis and appropriate measures will be taken.
How to protect yourself and don’t lock your computer again?
You have to use licensed only software, store only licensed and legal files and programs on your computer. You shouldn’t use any software for downloading audio, video and other types of pirate and forbidden content on your computer. You should avoid any registrations and publications at sites, containing pirate and forbidden content. Your computer shouldn’t be used for transmission or forbidden data.
How to unlock your computer?
You should buy PaySafeCard or Ukash voucher denominated of 200 dollars.
The number of code needs to be entered in the field below. After entering, check correctness of the code number and press “OK” button. Your computer will be unlocked in 1-72 hours.
Read attentively! After paying the fee!
After paying the free, this application will unlock your PC for 7 days (168 hours), and will be activated again after this term. You have this time to remove pirate (forbidden) content.
After paying the free you can get the free consultation at email@example.com, send a fax to +1-253-512-8497 or get a support on the phone calling +1-202-872-5501.
This alert is totally fake and should be ignored.If you are unfortunately viewing the IRMA screen on your computer, be resolute to remove it now.
Similar Ransomware Infections:
PCeU virus (aka Metropolitan Police Ukash virus), Malex ransomware, Your computer is locked for violating the Law of Great Britain virus, DOJ virus, File Encryption Virus, SGAE virus, An Garda Síochána. Ireland’s National Police Service virus, ISCA 2012 virus, Automated Information Control System virus, ACCDFISA Protection Program ransomware, Celas ransomware, Votre ordinateur est bloque! Gendarmerie Ukash virus, Canadian Police Association Virus, Urausy virus/ransomware, Office Central de Lutte contre la Criminalité Virus, Bundesamt fur Polizei Virus, Canadian Police Cybercrime Investigation Department Virus, GEMA: Your computer has been locked virus, Den Syenska Polisen IT-Sakerhet Ransomware, Bundes Polizei Ukash virus,Australian Federal Police Ukash Virus, etc.
To get rid of this BSA Information Resources Manage Associated ransomware virus, follow below instructions:
Web cam control
Once infected, there would be a little more than usual that this ransomware virus would even attempt to trick the user into thinking they are under surveillance by webcam, as it always shows a fake screen in “recording” status. Actually this even makes no difference on the infected computer with no web cam at all. Apparently, the truth is ready to jump out at your call.
- 2. Select the “Deny” radio option
- 3. Proceed to a removal option (detailed below).
How to Remove IRMA (BSA) Ransomware (Step-by-step Removal Guide)
Removal Option 1-Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore
Removal Option 2 Using Anvi Rescue Disk to Remove the Ransomware and Repair the Infected
Below is a video of ransomware removal using Anvi Rescue Disk for reference.
Record Anvi Rescue Disk iso image to USB drive. You can also record the iso image to a CD/DVD. We will introduce the steps to record iso image to a CD/DVD in following guide.
Switch to Repair tab. Scan and fix the registry error with the “Repair” module of Anvi Rescue
Protect Your Computer from IRMA Virus and Other Similar Attack
You may keep the Anvi Smart Defender onto your computer for an extra layer of online safety. The Anvi Smart Defender Pro is focused on malware detecting, removing and preventing and its attached database is automatically updated on daily basis to ensure our user are protected from the emerging malware threats of all kinds, let alone the smart engine for light smart defending strategies. Get it now.