A new variant of FBI Money Pak is now out. This scam is nothing new but does have a few newer twists that will most likely con at least a few. The error message users see when they boot up their computer is that the FBI has seized control of their computer.
If the end user has a web cam installed then this software will turn it on and take a picture. This is the largest malware virus that has been able to turn on web cams.
There are many ways to remove the FBI MoneyPak Threat. One place to check out for sure is http://www.pctechguide.com/virus-removal/fbi-money-pak-virus This site has some great information on removing this virus threat and plenty of other helpful guides so you can get the job done right.
Another place to check out is a website that has been created just for this threat http://fbimoneypak.com/
It’s next to impossible to say exactly how you got infected with this virus. One common way of being infected is through a process called a drive by download. This can happen when you visit a hacked or malicious website. Often times these exploits can be easily patched by updating your operating system, browser and java script. Keeping your computer always up to date and patched for every exploit is something that is not easy to do.
This is why it’s so important to have a good antivirus client to back you up. You have many options when it comes to free antivirus clients. The paid version of that free client is always better. With a paid antivirus client you will be getting all your security needs met.
You can also install antivirus software while in safe mode with networking like Spyware Doctor with Antivirus. From time to time you just may need to hire a pro to remove the malware on your computer. You have many options out there. One company that has been around for the past several years is www.pcninja.com. What is nice about online repair companies is you don’t have to wait.