The Spamhaus virus is a computer lock scam. The Spamhaus notice says that you have lost control of your computer. The Spamhaus notice requests payment with MoneyPak. The computer lock also says that you have 48 hours to pay with MoneyPak. Remove the Spamhaus virus now with our instructions. Removal instructions are at the end of the article.
You must keep in mind that this is a scam. The Spamhaus virus locks your computer and demands that you pay. Some of the notices may contain a countdown clock, stating that you have 48 hours to pay. The method of payment for the Spamhaus virus is typically through MoneyPak. Ukash may also be used with the Spamhaus virus.
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If you see that you computer is locked by Spamhaus and that there is a demand for payment then you have this ransomware infection. The MoneyPak code that they ask from you will not unlock your computer. The notice typically says that you have lost control of your computer and then accuses you of spreading malware.
The Spamhaus Project is a real organization and is not affiliated with this scam. The Spamhaus Project is a reputable online privacy and protection organization. The Spamhaus Project provides detailed information on known botnets and other malicious entities in order to prevent hacking attempts. Many DDoS attacks have been prevented or stopped with the help of this organization.
This virus uses the reputation and stature of the Spamhaus Project in an attempt to bring legitimacy to the computer lock. Many other ransomware viruses have used this same tactic. They hijack the name of a reputable company and claim that it is locking your PC.
We are extremely confident that if you follow our removal procedure below you will permanently remove the Spamhaus virus.
We are aware that the Spamhaus virus can be extremely annoying to have on your computer. The countdown clock is a scare tactic. Do not be fooled by this ransomware computer virus. Do not for any reason purchase a Green Dot MoneyPak and enter the code in the Spamhaus notice. A MoneyPak code to remove Spamhaus does not exist.
We highly recommend that you remove the Spamhaus virus if it has infected your computer. This ransomware will not disappear on its own. You must remove the Spamhaus lock from your computer if you want to regain control of it. We highly recommend you remove this infection to get your important data back.
At the end of this post we have provided easy to follow Spamhaus virus removal instructions. We are extremely confident that if you follow our removal procedure below you will permanently remove the Spamhaus virus. We highly recommend you remove this virus with our instructions as soon as possible.
We test all virus removal instructions on our site in our computer lab. We have tested the Spamhaus virus removal instructions you see below and have confirmed that they work. Our tests have shown that you can remove this ransomware infection using the steps we posted below.
Virus Removal Instructions
Success Rate: 100%
virus Lab Tests: 5
OS’s Tested: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Spamhaus virus Samples Tested: 3
Removal Program: Spyhunter
* Is the Spamhaus 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 Spamhaus 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 the Spamhaus computer block.
5Once you are in Safe Mode with Networking it is time to begin the Spamhaus virus 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 including the Spamhaus virus.
9 After you click “Fix Threats” you are going to need to register Spyhunter to remove the Spamhaus 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 Spamhaus virus will be completely gone.