Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for December 13 - December 19, 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!
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This Week in Malware Video
This episode discusses the following topics: How the Tesla RAT malware threat steals passwords from infected devices, the top cyber crimes and how they affect everyone, and Android malware removal tips.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
Buffstream.stream is a browser hijacker that's associated with unwanted browser plugins or extensions that may cause site redirects or loading of sites that have questionable content that could lead to potentially malicious sites. Read more
Newsbreak.com pretends to be a useful website for getting the latest news stories and updates. However, Newsbreak.com is known to spam computer users with random advertisements and can then become an annoyance that warrants removal of its associated browser extensions causing the ad alerts. Read more
VulkanRT is a questionable browser add-on or extension that may cause popular web browser applications to behave abnormally. As a browser hijacker, VulkanRT warrants removal from computer users to stop its annoying actions when they attempt to surf the web. Read more
Jokerlivestream.com may be thought of as a streaming website for online video and movie content. However, Jokerlivestream.com is known to be a browser hijacker were it has associated browser extensions that may modify Internet settings thus displaying random sites or pop-ups when surfing the Internet. Read more
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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News
|The OceanLotus APT Group Attacks MacOS Systems with an Updated Backdoor Threat
The OceanLotus APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) Group was now found to be actively attacking MacOS systems through an updated backdoor trojan horse threat, debunking the idea that Macs don't get hit with malware threats.
|NjRAT Remote Access Trojan Threat Found in Npm Packages
|Cybercrooks Attack COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain Organizations
Cybercrooks are taking clear aim at the cold storage needed for distribution of upcoming COVID-19 vaccines and such an attack could cost lives in the battle against Coronavirus.