How to remove the ICPP Copyright Violation Alert ransomware

Although the original domain used to facilitate the $400 transaction is down, a huge number of people remain infected with the "copyright violation alert". Here's a universal license code for removing it.
Written by Dancho Danchev, Contributor

Who would have thought that on your way to remove a ransomware scam that affected your PC, you would be one day pirating the application that was originally using a "copyright violation alert" theme, as a spreading technique?

What's the best way of removing it? A working license code that completely uninstalls the ransomware, remains the most effective post-infection approach.

Although the original domain used to facilitate the $400 transaction scam is down, a huge number of end users remain affected -- at least based on the few dozen of requests for removal instructions I received from Zero Day readers --despite the fact that the detection rate of the ransomware is relatively high - iqmanager.exe - Result: 35/41 (85.37%); mm.exe - Result: 29/41 (70.74%).

What would be the best, and most effective way to get rid of the ransomware once and for all, excluding the use of freeware tools that detect and remove it?

It's by using the universal unlocking code/licensing code required in the "Enter a previously purchased license code" window. In this case that's RFHM2-TPX47-YD6RT-H4KDM

As always, prevention is better than the cure.

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