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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for April 3 - April 9, 2022

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 Bloom.exe file points to a cryptojacking trojan horse scheme, and how the KXDE and VOOM Ransomware threats come from the popular STOP/Djvu family of malware known for extorting money from victimized computer users.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week


Voom Ransomware
Voom Ransomware comes from the STOP/Djvu threat family known for money extortion via file encryption in holding specific files for hostage as it demands a ransom payment to restore the encrypted files. Read more



KXDE Ransomware
KXDE Ransomware is a dangerous malware threat coming from the STOP/Djvu family of threats that usually encrypt files and then seeks a ransom payment from the victimized computer user to supposedly restore the files thus returning the PC to normal operation. Read more



Mircop Ransomware
Mircop Ransomware is a threat that encrypts files appending a specific file extension to each file but holds them for a ransom that is demanded to be paid in bitcoins for an outrageous amount that victims cannot pay for restoring the files. Read more is a questionable website that is assocaited with browser hijacker components and adware that may load upon visiting the website or obtaining browser extensions that have ties with the hijacker. Read more

This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  Researchers Find Major Flaw in Banking Platform Potentially Affecting Millions
A serious flaw within a banking platform was found that could allow hackers to gain admin access thus accessing customer information and potentially banking wallets to steal money. Read more
  New Borat RAT Malware Toolkit is No Joke, More Dangerous Than Originally Thought
The Borat remote access trojan horse threat and toolkit plays on the popular "Borat" movie character but is found to be a serious threat sold on the dark web for hackers who look to profit on remote attacks of vulnerable computers.. Read more