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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for August 29 - September 4, 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: The threats messages of Vpnagentd, Cisco AnyConnect, and Pulse Secure "Will Damage Your Computer" pop-ups and how they propagate as a warning that affected systems require removal of malware.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week


ransomwareLQQW Ransomware
LQQW Ransomware is known to be an aggressive form of ransomware that comes from the Djvu/STOP family of threats. LQQW Ransomware may seek certain files and encrypt them with an uncrackable algorithm only to demand a payment to supposedly restore the files. Read more



Wup.exe is a potentially unwanted program and process that may be loaded in the memory of a Windows PC where it could act like a Trojan horse where it runs potentially dangerous actions and may allow remote attacks to be initiated on the infected system. Read more



ransomwareCLEAN Ransomware
There's nothing "clean: about CLEAN Ransomware as it is known to be a rather aggressive form of malware from the Dharma family of ransomware threats. It may find several files and encrypt them while appending the .CLEAN file extension before seeking a ransom fee from the computer user. Read more Ads Ads are a form of misleading advertisements that root from the famous website, which is known to be a popular peer-to-peer sharing site that may spread potentially malicious apps and files. Read more

This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  Patched WhatsApp Vulnerability Could Have Exposed Users Data
A recent patch within the popular WhatsApp program may have been a vulnerability that has exposed the user data of those who utilize the Internet communication service. Read more
  Crypto Platform "Cream Finance" Attacked, Over $30 Million in Tokens Stolen
The cryptocurrency platform known as "Cream Finance" was recently attacked where the hackers made off with over $30 Million worth of tokens. Read more