Announcements Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for March 8 - 14, 2020

Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for March 8 - 14, 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!

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

CoronaVirus Ransomware Screenshot

CoronaVirus Ransomware

The CoronaVirus Ransomware (also called CoronaVi2022 Ransomware) is a file-locker, which was released in the wild recently, and it seems that its author has opted to use the name of the Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), which is a disease that is threatening users worldwide. Read more

CovidLock Ransomware Screenshot

CovidLock Ransomware

CovidLock Ransomware is one of many ransomware-type threats affiliated with the cybercrooks who leverage the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. This file-locking Trojan is specifically designed to target Android devices. Read more

Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar Screenshot

Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar

The Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar is a PUP or Potentially Unwanted Program and was developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc., a known developer of various toolbars and add-on components for popular web browsers. Read more Screenshot

The threat is a trojan horse that may allow infiltration on the infected computer where a remote attacker could gain access, which may expose personal data and make it available to hackers who sell such data on the dark web. Read more Screenshot

Ako Ransomware is among one of the most active forms of ransomware during 2019. The spread of Ako Ransomware is rather aggressive in that it uses massive spam campaigns to include malicious attachments that automatically load the Ako Ransomware threat where it will seek out specific file types to encrypt them and then make demands to the PC user to pay a substantial ransom fee to supposedly restore the encrypted files. Read more

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