Intego highlights new version of Ransomware browser locking “prank” that is circulating this month:

QUOTE: Last July, a ransomware prank was found making the rounds on Safari browsers, which tied up the browser window with excessive pop-ups purporting to be from the FBI, demanding users send $300 to have their browser unlocked. The ransomware wasn’t harmful to the user’s system, and it could be easily bypassed. Well, we’re seeing yet another round of this irritating prank, and this time it affects Chrome and Safari browsers. There’s a couple ways to kill this prank from each of the affected web browsers.