The Homeland Security notice on your computer is not from the real U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The notice will state “this computer has been blocked” and ask for you to pay a large fine using MoneyPak. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
Aliases and text displayed are: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Cyber Security Division, Homeland Security, This Computer Has Been Blocked, How to pay the fine using MoneyPak?. There are also webcams, MoneyPak logos, IP address, various threats and other warnings as well.
The Homeland Security Virus is a financial scam that locks your computer and does not allow you to do anything at all. The notice that displays on your computer states that you have conducted some form of illegal activity and need to pay a large fine in order to avoid prosecution. This is a fake notice and not from the government.
The method of payment that is asked to be used is MoneyPak. The cyber criminals who created the Homeland Security Virus want you to purchase a MoneyPak card and enter the card code into the box on the fake notice. Do not buy a MoneyPak card or attempt to pay this fine, it is completely bogus.
We will show you how to remove the Homeland Security notice and fully regain access to all of your files, photos, music and programs.
One of the nastiest side effects of having the Homeland Security Virus is that your computer is virtually useless. The notice is the first thing to appear when you reboot your computer and will not go away easily. The desktop completely disappears and there is no start menu at all.
Some users think that performing a system restore is the best method for getting rid of the Homeland Security Virus. Unfortunately performing a system restore to remove the Homeland Security notice is not possible. The creators of this virus have specifically disabled the ability to do a system restore.
We will show you how to remove the Homeland Security notice and fully regain access to all of your files, photos, music and programs. We have performed the virus removal instructions ourselves and have proven that they work. If follow the same procedure that we have provided you will achieve the same successful removal results.
All hope is not lost, you can remove the Homeland Security Virus with our step by step instructions. The notice will go away and your computer will once again be usable. You will have full access to your computer and be able to launch all of your programs, photos, music and more.
We have tested our removal instructions in order to get rid of the Homeland Security notice. We have a computer lab where we infect test computers with viruses including the Homeland Security Virus. We perform the same removal procedure described below and fully removed this infection.
Like we have stated before, we have tested these same steps. We have proven to get rid of this awful virus infection 100% of the time. If you use the guide we have provided below you will undoubtedly get rid of the annoying Homeland Security notice.
Homeland Security Virus
Virus Removal Instructions
Success Rate: 100%
Virus Lab Tests: 9
OS’s Tested: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Homeland Security Virus Samples Tested: 3
Removal Tool: Spyhunter
* Homeland Security Virus on a Windows 8 computer? See the Windows 8 Virus Removal Instructions
The virus removal instructions we have outlined below has been proven remove the Homeland Security Virus. You must be on the infected computer when performing these steps.
1 To begin, go ahead and reboot the infected computer. If the infected computer is turned off, go ahead and turn it on.
2 Immediately as the computer begins to boot, press F8 many times. Pressing F8 allows you to access the Advanced Options Menu.
3 Once you are in the Advanced Options Menu, use your arrow keys and select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Press enter when you have selected that option.
4 Windows will now boot into Safe Mode with Networking. Safe Mode with Networking will allow you to remove Homeland Security which it would not allow when Windows was in normal mode.
5Now it is time to begin the removal procedure. On your keyboard, click and hold the Windows key, then press the R key. See keyboard diagram below.
6 After you have pressed the Windows and R key, the Windows Run Box will open. Type exactly the following into the run box and click OK:
After clicking OK, your computer will connect to the internet and download our recommended virus removal program called Spyhunter.
7 When you see the Spyhunter download box, click the Run button. The picture of the download box is below. After you click the “Run” button, Spyhunter will launch. If your computer asks if you are sure you want to run Spyhunter, click OK. The Spyhunter installation will begin. After fully installing Spyhunter the virus scan will automatically begin.
8 After Spyhunter has scanned your computer you will see the viruses listed in the scan results. Simply click “Fix Threats” to remove all of the virus infections.
9 After you click “Fix Threats” you are going to need to register Spyhunter to remove the Homeland Security Virus. Please register Spyhunter and the virus will be removed.
Registering Spyhunter offers superior benefits including real-time constant protection against any potential threats. Spyhunter will detect and remove any future threats that may occur including viruses, spyware, trojans, registry infections and more. It is a great all-in-one solution for your computer security needs and that is why we recommend it.
10 After you have registered Spyhunter, and the virus was removed, you can safely reboot into Normal Mode. The Homeland Security Virus will be completely gone.