If you get a full-screen image claiming from New Zealand Police office, New Zealand E-crime Lab Centre for Critical Infrastructure protection (CCIP) and prevent you from accessing anything in your computer, you definitely got infected with ransomware virus.
What is New Zealand E-Crime lab notification?
New Zealand E-Crime lab notification is scam. It is a ransomware virus infection which was designed to prevent you from using your computer or accessing your data until you pay a certain amount of fine to a remote entity. Once settled on targeted computer, New Zealand E-Crime lab Lockscreen Ransomware will display a fake full-screen image that claims to have your PC’s desktop locked for viewing child pornography, downloading copyrighted files and other Internet-based crimes in the name of the official organization of New Zealand Police, New Zealand E-Crime Lab, centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP), and Interpol. Please note that the lockscreen ransomware alert is bogus and it has nothing to do with these organizations.
Once the computer is blocked, no matter what you try, you are still unable to enter your operating system and use any program installed on the PC. You are required to pay a fine of NZD $100 via Ukash vouchers within 48 hours or a criminal case will be opened against you. Once again, New Zealand E-Crime lab alert is bogus notification. Please never pay any money with the hope to unlock your computer. Even if you pay, the virus will be still on your PC, and your desktop will be still locked. The only method to recover your operating system is to remove the PC lockup virus.
Below is a screenshot of fake notification of New Zealand E-crime lab lockscreen ransomware:
Part of the message displayed in the fake New Zealand E-Crime lab notification:
New Zealand E-crime Lab
New Zealand POLICE
Centre Foe critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP)
Your computer has been blocked for safety reasons listed below.
You are accused of viewing/storage and/or dissemination of banned pornography (child pornography/zoophilia/rape etc). You have violated World Declaration on non-proliferation of child pornography. You are accused of committing the crime envisaged by Article 161 of Commonwealth of New Zealand criminal law.
Article 161 of the Kingdom of New Zealand criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 5 to 11 years.
Also, you are suspected of violation of “Copyright and Related rights Law” (downloading of pirated music, video, warez) and of use use and/or dissemination of copyrighted content. Thus, you are suspected of violation of Article 148 of Commonwealth of New Zealand criminal law.
Article 148 of Commonwealth of New Zealand criminal law provides for the punishment of deprivation of liberty for terms from 3 to 7 years or 150 to 550 basic amounts fine.
It was from your computer, that unauthorised access has been stolen to information of State importance and to data close for public Internet access.
How did New Zealand E-crime lockscreen ransomware get on my computer?
New Zealand E-crime lockscreen ransomware, like many other malware, can arrive in a variety of ways. However, it is mainly distributed via Trojan virus that planted on websites or domains hacked by cyber criminals or via infected download URL, compromised free program, attached malicious URL or content in Email. It is downloaded automatically into your computer when you visit a malicious websites.
Once sneaked into computer that is vulnerable to virus infection, it starts to create startup items and malicious registry, disable safe mode or safe mode with networking, and lock down computer from desktop.
Although you are unable to use your computer and regardless of how legitimate or threatening the claims look, please never pay the money to the cyber criminals who has no intention of giving back access to your computer.
How to Rmove New Zealand E-Crime Lab Computer Lockscreen Ransomware?
Here are two methods that might help you remove New Zealand E-Crime Lab computer lockscreen ransomware infection from your computer, please follow one of the method that is easier for you to unlock your computer.
Method 1, Use Anvi Rescue Disk to recover your computer
Anvi Rescue Disk is designed to rescue operating system that is severely infected or damaged. If your computer is locked up due to ransomware infection and even unable to boot into safe mode, you may need this powerful ransomware killer–Anvi Rescue Disk to save your computer OS.
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(Note: rescueDisk.iso is a large file download; please be patient while downloading.)
For detail information to use Anvi Rescue Disk, please check out the article How to Unlock and Recover the Computer using Anvi Rescue Disk
You may need to check the article about Tutorial on Network Configuration if you fail to connect to Internet cloud when you are using Anvi Rescue Disk to recover your computer.
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Method 2 Safe Mode with Command Prompt Restore
In some case,when your computer is not severely infected, you can easily recover your computer with Windows restore point. For detail information , please read more on following steps.
Unplug your Internet Cable and boot your computer into safe mode or normal mode. Please note that you should log in as administrator. By disconnecting your operating system from Internet, Korps Landelijke Politiediensten (klpd) Ransomware Virus will be disabled to run on your computer.
Once the Command Prompt appears you only have few seconds to type “explorer” and hit Enter. If you fail to do so within 2-3 seconds, the ransomware virus will not allow you to type anymore.
Follow all steps to restore or recover your computer system to an earlier time and date (restore point), before infection.
Download and install Anvi Smart Defender to remove all threats detected and reboot your PC. A good antivirus program can prevent your computer from getting those similar infection in future.
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