Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for February 7 - February 13, 2021
This week, the SpyHunter malware research team has highlighted a weekly roundup of common and critical malware threats and computer issues 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: The top cybersecurity threat trends to watch out for in 2021, how cybersecurity threats can come form inside organizations, adware and browser hijacking becoming a common threat, the rise of APTs (Advanced Persistent Threats), and how we should all beware of healthcare sector threats in 2021.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
|Yahoo Search Redirect Virus
Yahoo Search Redirect Virus (Search.yahoo.com) is part of a browser hijacker component causing the yahoo page to load as default where it has modified Internet settings within popular web browsers. Computer users may have trouble manually reversing the effects of the browser hijacker. Read more
Searchlee.com is a questionable website that has been found to be a browser hijacker due to the associated components loading on PCs where they may modify Internet settings to load the Searchlee.com site by default and offer various Internet search features or random services. Read more
Avg-Online-Scanner.com is a site that has questionable web browser extensions that may load due to installing freeware or third-party software. The actions of Avg-Online-Scanner.com may seek permission to perform system scans, which can be annoying to some. Read more
CryptoLocker Ransomware is a malware threat known to hold a system's files for hostage as it displays a notification that makes demands to the PC user to pay a fee for supposedly restoring the encrypted files. Read more
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