Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for August 4 - 10, 2019

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!

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

FileCoder Ransomware Screenshot

FileCoder Ransomware

FileCoder Ransomware is a Trojan horse infection that encrypts content on the victim's computer. FileCoder infections are a form of ransomware that essentially takes an infected computer hostage by encrypting the victim's files and then demanding payment of a ransom in exchange for decrypting software. Read more

MCrypt2019 Ransomware Screenshot

MCrypt2019 Ransomware

The MCrypt2019 Ransomware is a brand-new data-locking Trojan. Very often, cybercriminals would take the code of an already existing ransomware threat, tweak a little to their liking, and release it as their own. Read more

Rodentia Ransomware Screenshot

Rodentia Ransomware

Rodentia Ransomware is a particular threat that has utilized classic infection vectors that are most commonly used in propagating ransomware threats. Such methods include corrupted software downloaded from unsecured websites, emails that contain macro-laced attachments, and bogus application updates. However, Rodentia still utilizes the traditional attack methods of locking up an infected PC by encrypting several files and making demands for the user to pay a ransom fee to supposedly restore the files. Read more

Andromut Screenshot

Andromut

The TA505 is a hacking group that is known to have launched operations all around the globe - North America, South America, Asia and Africa. This infamous hacking group has launched a new Trojan downloader called AndroMut recently. Read more

Trojan.BlackMoon Screenshot

Trojan.BlackMoon

The BlackMoon is a banking Trojan that has infected more than 160,000 devices in South Korea. PC security analysts suspect that the con artists responsible for the latest BlackMoon campaign may be Chinese in origin. Read more

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