How to Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus?

Computer screen is totally locked? A warning messages saying that this computer has been blocked fills the computer screen? You can’t access to the desktop, applications and files of system? If you are suffering these problems, you should beware that it is a sign that your computer is attacked by a computer virus-ransomware. Keep reading.
 

What is Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus?

 
A message from Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division informs that your computer is blocked due to law violations. If you receive this kind of message, your computer is infected with a Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus. The Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus is classified as ransomware, which is exploited by cyber criminals to ransom money from naive computer users.
 
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What Does Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus Do to Infected Computer?

 
Once installed on your computer, Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus blocks your computer and displays a bogus notification. The bogus notification claims that your computer has been blocked by a law enforcement agency-National Cyber Security Division. If you want to unlock your computer, you are required to pay $300.
 
Usually, this kind of ransomware states that your computer is locked due to law violations including browsing and storing pornographic content, using unlicensed software and violating copyright. Computer users who had browsed and stored pornographic content or did above things are easy to fall into the trap.
 

US Department of homeland Security
Homeland Security
National Cyber Security Division
THIS COMPUTER HAS BEEN BLOCKED
The work of your computer has been suspended on the grounds of the violation of the law of the United States of America.
Article 164. Pornography involving children. Article 171. Copyright. Article 113. The use of unlicensed software.
 
To unlock the computer you are obliged to pay a fine of $300. You must pay the fine through MoneyPak. You have 48 hours to pay the fine. If the fine has not been paid, you will become the subject of criminal prosecution with ought the right to pay the fine. The Department for the Fight Against Cyber activity will confiscate your computer and that You to Court.

 
The Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus scares you into paying a non-existent fine by showing the bogus message from an authority. Even you believe it and pay the money, the Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division rarely unlocks your computer. Your computer is not really ‘locked’. Cyber criminals take advantage of technologies to encrypt your system files so that you can’t access to the desktop and other files.
 
Therefore, never believe such kind of ransomware. Keep in mind, a real authority will never lock your computer in this way.
 

How Does Your Computer get infected with Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus?

 
Some computer users report that Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus enters into their computers out of sudden. It seems so mysterious that computer users can’t defend against it. In actuality, there are many ways you could get infected with Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus.
 
1 Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus always comes bundled with freeware or shareware applications, which smoothly land on your computer while the freeware or shareware applications are installed on your computer.
 
Prevention tips: you should always opt for custom setup, choose the desired program and ignore the unfamiliar programs.
 
2 Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus is able to be spread through spam emails, which disguises itself as an attachment
 
Prevention tips: you should always pay more attention to emails from unknown people, especially, the attachments embedded in the emails.
 
3 Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division virus can also be propagated through malicious links. Cyber criminals are able to plant it in hijacked websites.
 
Prevention tips: If you are redirected to weird and strange websites, you should close it as quickly as you can. These websites are very dangerous, which can automatically download Trojans on your computer.
 

How to Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division Virus?

 
There are two ways to remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division scam, please choose one which you think easier.
 
Method 1 Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division through System Restore
Method 2 Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division using Anvi Rescue Disk
 
Method 1 Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division through System Restore
 
System restore can return your computer system to a time before your computer is infected on the basis of not damaging data files. Based on the Windows feature, the Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division can be removed completely.
 

step 1

Reboot your computer to Safe Mode with Command Prompt

 
Restart your PC, press and hold F8 during the start to enter in Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
 
Computer has one operating system installed: press and hold F8 before the Windows logo appears, If the Windows logo appears, try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears.
 
Computer has more than one operating system: use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start in safe mode, and then press F8.
 

step 2

Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt option

 
On the Windows Advanced Options Menu, use the arrow keys on the keyboard to highlight the Safe Mode with Command Prompt option, and hit Enter key.
 

 

step 3

Operate at a command prompt window

 
Windows 8: type C:\windows\system32\rstrui.exe, and press Enter.
Windows XP: type C:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe, and then press Enter.
Windows 7/vista: type C:\windows\system32\rstrui.exe, and press Enter.
 

 

step 4

Start restore system

 
The System Restore utility will start, and you need to select a restore point previous to this infection.
 

 
 
Method 2 Remove Homeland Security–National Cyber Security Division using Anvi Rescue Disk
 
If you have difficult to boot your computer into Safe Mode with Command Prompt option or have no System Restore point on your system, we highly recommend you to use Anvi Rescue Disk to bypass this infection and scan the malicious files. It is a little bit of complicated, please read the following steps in full patiently.
 
A video of removing this ransomware using Anvi Rescue Disk!
 

 

step 1

Prepare a clean computer and a USB drive

 
Download Anvi Rescue Disk from the clean computer.
Anvisoft official site: http://download.anvisoft.com/software/rescuedisk.zip
 

step 2

Insert the USB drive and burn Rescue.iso to it

 
Find the your download folder and double-clicking on BootUsb.exe to start it, click on Choose File button to browser into your download folder and select Rescue.iso file as your source file.
 

 
Choose the path of USB drive, and click on Start burning to burn the Rescue.iso to the USB drive.
 
After successfully burning the Rescue.iso, the following window will pop up and restart your computer with USB drive.
 

 

step 3

Restart the computer from the Anvi Rescue Disk

 
Unplug the USB drive form the clean computer, plug it into the infected computer and restart the computer from the Anvi Rescue Disk.
 

 
Press any key to enter the Anvi Rescue Disk.
 

step 4

Start the Anvi Rescue Disk by double clicking on the Rescue icon

 

 

step 5

Kill the ransomware

 
Select Full Scan button to perform full scan on your computer and remove the ransomware.
 

 

step 6

Remove the detected threat

 
A few seconds later, detailed results will be displayed on your screen. Click the Fix Now button to get rid of the detected threat.
 

 

step 7

Rescue system and fix windows registry

 
Hit the Repair button to rescue system and fix windows registry, unplug the USB drive and reboot your PC.
 

 
Note: Registry error repair is necessary after killing the virus because you are probably disabled to boot your Windows without fixing registry damaged by the virus. After you remove the virus and repair the registry errors, you should follow the tips and download Anvi Smart Defender to full scan your PC to completely clean leftover of the virus infection.
 
Anvi Smart Defender direct download link: http://download.anvisoft.com/software/asdsetup.exe
 
You may need to upgrade to Pro version of Anvi Smart Defender to fix the registry error. Moreover, compared with free version, the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender increases the functions of Web Guard, Behavior Guard, USB guard and Adware Guard, which prevents you from computer viruses in all directions.
 
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