Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for April 4 - April 10, 2021

Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for April 4 - April 10, 2021 Description

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 Purple Fox malware gang has expanded their operations. Also, this week reveals how DearCry Ransomware, Black Kingdom Ransomware, and Lemon Duck Cryptominer have successfully exploited MS Exchange server vulnerabilities. Lastly, this episode focuses on CISA releasing a tool called  CHIRP to track SolarWinds attacks.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

  Xanthe Malware
Xanthe malware is a threat that has been exploited to attack incorrectly-configured systems and leveraged in a way to cryptomine using the resources of the infected system. Read more
  mimikatzGestyy.com
Gestyy.com is a misleading website that has components that load causing installed web browser to load questionable content that could force site redirects to other malicious content. Read more
  Fxsmash.xyz
Fxsmash.xyz is not only a misleading website, it is considered to be a browser hijacker that has associated components that may modify Internet settings thus causing unwanted advertisements or site redirects that lead to questionable sources. Read more
  TrustSoft AntiSpyware
The TrustSoft application is a fake anti-spyware program that pretends to be able to detect and eliminate spyware or malware on a PC. The actions of TrustSoft attempt to win over PC users so they may mistakenly make a purchase of the bogus application. Read more

This Week's Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  CCCS: DearCry Ransomware 'Leveraged' to Exploit Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities
Canadian computer networks were recently hit cybercrooks attacked Microsoft’s Exchange email service, according to the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS). 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