If you ever encounter your computer pops up a message saying “Your Computer has been Blocked”, then consider it as a serious note as this Virus is a ‘Ransomware’.
This Ransomware is usually distributed via spam e-mails, suspicious websites, torrents, P2P network and free software offering. Once your computer is infected, it will quickly sneak into and execute in the system process without the knowledge of the user. As soon as it finishes the setup, it will lock your computer screen and display a fake notification scaring Internet users worldwide with alleged messages from FBI, stating that they had violated some laws and are subject to prosecution. Also, it asks for ransom to futher unlock your files. Please be aware that even if you money there is no guarantee that you will get back your locked files. It’s a trap.
Refer the screenshot below for ‘Your Computer has been Blocked’
The longer this virus FBI “YOUR BROWSER HAS BEEN BLOCKED” Virus remains in your computer, the more harm it does. It can steal your confidential information through monitoring the browsing activities. As a result, your privacy is exposed to a huge threat. So whenever you see a similar message supposedly coming from the FBI, do not even think of falling for this. It’s not actually FBI warning.