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Video: How to Manually Remove FBI Ransomware

The FBI Ransomware trojan is EVERYWHERE right now.  I’m getting a few clients everyday infected with this trojan.  FBI Ransomware is bypassing lot’s of free and commercial Antivirus packages.  Removing the Ransomware with bootable anti-malware has also proved to be ineffective in my case.  

So, how do we get rid of the FBI Ransomware everytime?  Manually.  Check it out.

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Cleaning Ransomware – Behind the Scenes

Last night after I made my latest video for youtube I had 1 last client to work on.  I decided to film (via my iphone) the cleaning process.  It’s pretty short, but enjoy.

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Example of How Outdated Java Allows Malware to be Installed.

So, I get a few of these a day at work from our Vipre Enterprise agents.  In the example below a user on our LAN was trying to get VipreAntiVirus[1]some info on a product number (industrial equipment stuff).  He loaded a website, clicked on the catalog, malware scanned his PC, saw that his Java was outdated and then proceeded to try to load Trojan.Win32.Reveton.a (v) (probably FBI ransomware).  In this case Vipre Antivirus stopped the threat.

Machine: PC (
User: domain\user
Scan Date: 1/16/2013 10:10 AM
Software Version: 6.0.5481
ThreatDB Version: 15050
Policy: Default


Threat: Trojan.Win32.Reveton.a (v)
Category: Trojan
Severity: High Risk
Action: Quarantined

Traces Found:

File: C:\Users\user\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\14\b16c94e-5aaef3be


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