Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for December 20 - December 26, 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 Ragnar Locker Ransomware is using Facebook Ads to spread and attack computer users, the scoop on hackers targeting COVID-19 vaccine makers, and Yahoo Search redirect issues and a fix.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
Adrozek Malware is a dangerous computer threat that was found by Microsoft's 365 Defender Research Team revealing that it attacks popular web browsers only to modify settings, change browser DLLs, load unwanted browser extensions, and gain access through exploitation of registry keys. Read more
'Calendar' Virus is a mobile malware threat that has attacked iOS devices, including the popular iPhone, through the email associated with one's Apple account. The threat may be loaded through a 3rd party source mainly on the web browser app of an iPhone where it could display bogus alerts and warnings that lead to malicious sites. Read more
Trustedpush.com is a questionable website that has been deemed as a browser hijacker due to it having associated web browser components that load notification alerts that attempt to get a computer user's permission to display additional alerts that may lead to malicious content. Read more
Igdm Ransomware is a PC threat related to the popular STOP/DJVU family of ransomware that is known for it loading a message that essentially holds a PC for hostage along with files that the threat encrypts. The offer of paying a ransom to restore the files could range from hundreds to thousands of dollars, which is why an alternate method of eliminate the threat should be taken. Read more
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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News
|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.