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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for August 23 - August 29, 2020

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: Brazil's outbreak of banking Trojan horse threats, known as Tetrade, has emerged to reach a global scale attacking many countries around the world to steal online banking credentials. Among other banking Trojan threats, the Trickbot threat is being linked to the newer Bazar malware, which has also reached new heights around the world to attack computer users. Lastly, this week's episode of This Week In Malware gives computer users essential summertime security tips to stay safe while surfing the web during this "interesting" time in history.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

Flashback Screenshot Flashback
Flashback is a Trojan horse threat that is known to attack Mac OS computers where it may open up a Mac system to remote attacks or instruct it to carry out malicious activities without the user's knowledge. Furthermore, Flashback is primarily spread and alerted to computer users by a bogus flash player update, which is where Flashback gets its name. Read more
Spigot Screenshot Spigot
Spigot is an adware threat that is found on Mac OS computers. The Spigot ads may be loaded on a Mac at random where they attempt to offer shopping deals or alleged savings through popular shopping sites, even Amazon. The actions of Spigot are questionable at best and Mac computer users will want to quickly eliminate the adware to stop the severe annoyances of Spigot and its ad pop-ups. Read more
SpyMonitor Screenshot SpyMonitor
SpyMonitor is potentially unwanted program that can be found on Mac computers where it offers various features of recording actions on a Mac. The name SpyMonitor refers to its ability to actually spy on system activity and Internet surfing habits on a Mac computer. Read more Screenshot is a questionable website that may cause issues on a computer where its associated components or browser extensions may load to modify web browser application settings. Such modifications may lead to being loaded automatically as a default home page, which they could render several advertisements as part of the creators of to earn money through a computer user's clicks or impressions. Read more

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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

Top Ransomware Prevention Tips that May Save Your Computer from Destruction
Countless computer users around the world struggle to find solutions to Ransomware attacks on their computer. Fortunately, we have top ransomware prevention tips to assist computer users before they get ransomware on their machine.
Android Malware Demands Payment for 'Coronavirus Finder' Map
Android malware threats are a growing problem. In the recent months, hackers have taken to leverage the Coronavirus in clever ways through Android apps, such as a Coronavirus Map Finder app.
Beware: LightSpy Malware is being Deployed by iOS Exploit Chain
The LightSpy malware is being utilized by hackers to exploit iOS devices, which is somewhat of a rarity. It seems attackers have found ways to deploy the LightSpy malware via a vulnerability within iOS using an exploit chain.