Anand Yadav

“System process at address 0x3BC3 have just crashed” Ransomware

July 25, 2011
Estimated reading time: 1 minute

“System process at address 0x3BC3 have just crashed, please follow these steps to deactivate it from your system.” This is a fraudulent system error warning that alerts users of an erroneous system risk and then prompts users to call the premium-rate phone number mentioned to resolve the apparent issue.

This ransomware is distributed through the use of browser hijackers, porn websites and other misleading web pages.

When you call the mentioned number, you are given a code. An example of that is as follows:

This is a piece of malware that blocks pretty much everything on your computer and demands payment in exchange for the identification key.

Quick Heal detects this malware as

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