Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware Uses Aggressive Extortion Techniques to Steal Money

Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware is a fake message depicting law enforcement making claims of illegal actions only to extort money from unsuspecting computer users.
 
 
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Aug. 28, 2012 - PRLog -- Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware is a bogus message that usually pops-up in an attempt to relay an warning of illegal activities performed by a computer user. In reality, the PC user never performed any illegal actions. The Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware message is one used to collect a so-called fine while locking down various parts of an infected computer until a ransom is paid.

Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware is similar to other known ransomware infections such as the Ukash Virus and FBI Moneypak ransomware threat. These threats come in many forms. In the case of Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware, it is written in German but still targets PCs around the world and even in the USA. What is particular about Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware, is that it attempts to mimic the look of a Windows Genuine Advantage pop-up. These are known as a newer feature to Windows operating systems for verification of a software program’s legitimacy. In other words, Windows Genuine Advantage is able to verify that an application is not pirated or stolen.

Computers infected with various Trojans or other malware may render the Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware message. Hackers who created Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware want to trick PC users out of money. These hackers have even included legitimate payment processing systems within the Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware message such as the Ukash or paysafe systems.

The Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware message usually asks for absured amounts of money to supposedly unlock a computer. Unfortunately, paying up the fine does not end the nightmare of Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware. Most times Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware will keep on displaying a ridiculous message and keep the system locked up from certain programs being run and sometimes prevent internet access.

Removal of the Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware threat has been outlined in a new removal report released on EnigmaSoftware.com at http://www.enigmasoftware.com/windowsgenuineadvantagetroj.... This removal report provides PC users faced with the Windows Genuine Advantage Trojan Ransomware threat a way to automatically remove it and restore their system to normal working condition.
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