Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for April 11 - April 17, 2021

This week, the SpyHunter malware research team has highlighted a weekly roundup of common and critical malware threats that are currently affecting computers around the world. Take a look at this week's report and stay ahead of trending malware threats!

This Week in Malware Video

This episode discusses the following topics: How the fake security program Anti-Malware Lab runs fake system scans to intimidate Windows PC users, how the FBI removed backdoor threats from Microsoft Exchange Servers created by the HAFNIUM hacker group and exploited them via ransomware, and how uses aggressive advertising techniques to expose computer users to unwanted content. 

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

AndroRAT is a Remote Access Trojan that may allow hackers or cybercrooks to compromise devices where the attackers could gather stored data or instruct the device to perform malicious actions. Read more
  Wrui Ransomware
Wrui Ransomware is from the family STOP/Djvu ransomware, which is known for causing damages to the infected system through encryption of files where it may demand the user pay a ransom to restore the files. Read more
  Urnb Ransomware
Urnb Ransomware is one of many threats coming out of the STOP/Djvu family of malware where they encrypt files and make demands to the PC user to pay for restoring of the files. Read more
   Repl Ransomware
Repl Ransomware, also from the STOP/Djvu family of malware, is an aggressive form of malware that seeks files for encryption locking up the infected PC. The threat also demands that users pay a fee for returning the encrypted files to their normal state. Read more

This Week's Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  linkedin phishing attackBeware: New Phishing Attacks Target LinkedIn Users
LinkedIn users have something else to be concerned about as they are being targeted by aggressive hackers in a phishing attack that could compromise their data. Read more
  Facebook Security Breach Affects 500 Million Users
Facebook has been hit with a breach that looks to have exposed the personal data of over 500 million Facebook users around the world, most located in the US and UK. Read more