Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for August 8 - August 14, 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 dangers of QSearch.com browser hijacker, the Skilled Marketing Mac browser extension, and the BasicBitParameter threat are revealed and examined to help computer users avoid those dangers and potentially eliminate each unwanted threat. 

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

 

Ib-search.com
Ib-search.com is a questionable site and fake search engine that could trick computer users into utilizing the service only to discover questionable results and ones that may lead to unwanted sources. Read more

 

 

browser hijackerSkilled Marketing MacOS Adware/Browser Hijacker
Skilled Marketing MacOS Adware/Browser Hijacker is a potentially unwanted program that may load on a Mac computer where it could modify certain settings and result in the display of questionable alerts and potentially cause site redirects that load misschievous sites. Read more

 

 

 Search Symphony
Search Symphony is a browser hijacker that is mostly found on Mac computers where installed web browser apps may have their settings modified and deploy techniques to load unwanted content or alerts that could lead to misschievous websites. Read more

 

trojan horseIDP.Generic
IDP.Generic is a PC Trojan horse that may load without notification to the computer user and then potentially load other malware threats or provide hackers with access to infiltrate the infected computer. Read more

This Week's Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  us cybersecurity cisaNew Public/Private Collaboration Seeks to Strengthen American Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity has gotten out of hand and new public and private collaborations have sought to increase the security of cybersecurity infrastructures in America thanks to efforts from many, including the CISA. Read more
  android vulture rat malwareAndroid Users Plagued by the Vultur Data Collecting RAT
Android device users are urged to be cautious of a Vultur data-theft threat that is currently loading smartphones and other devices running the Android operating system exploiting a certain vulnerability. Read more

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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for August 8 - August 14, 2021 Screenshots

trojan horse browser hijacker