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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for December 5 - December 11, 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: How computer users should beware of Presenoker pop-ups caused by adware threats, that redirects users to unreliable websites that contain sponsored ads, and the site that may trick computer users into allowing unwanted and potentially dangerous push notifications.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week


There is a looming question if MeddleMonkey is safe, which has been found to be a browser plug-in for popular web browser programs like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera, and even Mozilla Firefox. What has been found in recent days is that MeddleMonkey looks to be somewhat questionable in its intent warranting removal by many computer users. Read more
The site is one created by Visicom Media, which is a legitimate company from what most computer security researchers have found. Though, has questionable motives that may have associated browser plug-ins or add-on components causing unwanted actions on popular web browser programs that may warrant removal by a large number of computer users. Read more



Stax Ransomware
Stax Ransomware is a threat that comes out of the STOP/Djvu family of malicious ransomware threats. The actions of Stax Ransomware are similar to that of ransomware threats of the past where it will lock up files through encryption so it can hold them for a ransom demanded that the victimized computer user pay for supposedly restoring the encrypted files. Read more


Mallox Ransomware
Mallox Ransomware is one of many countless new ransomware threats that uses the familare techniques to extort money from computer users through encryption of files and holding those files for the demanded ransom fee. Read more

This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  New Karakurt Threat Actor Focuses on Extortion, Not Ransomware
Computer security researchers have discovered the Karakurt threat actor that has managed to rack up over 40 victims comprised of companies primarily located in the US running schemes similar to ransomware attacks only to collect sensitive and private data. Read more
  Hackers Now Leveraging New Covid-19 Omicron Anxiety to Target US Universities
Computer hackers are taking a new road to seek out Universities in America through a process of leveraging the fears and anxieties surrounding the latest Omicron COVID-19 variant. Read more

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