Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for January 19 - 25, 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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Malware Security Alerts of the Week
Sodinokibi Ransomware is a malicious computer threat that facilitates an attack that is relentless where it will lock a PC down through encryption of several files. Sodinokibi Ransomware may target a plethora of file types leaving them inaccessible while it makes demands of paying a ransom fee claiming to unlock the files after the ransom is paid. Read more
FTCODE Ransomware is a stand-alone threat that does not have any known association with older ransomware parasites. The differences of FTCODE Ransomware from other similar threats is its ransom demands mount to high monetary values where it may demand a $2,500 ransom payment up to $25,000 or more. Those affected by FTCODE Ransomware will opt to find alternative methods to alleviating the issues that come with the FTCODE Ransomware infection, such as restoring the system from a backup or eliminating the threat and restoring individual files that were encrypted. Paying the astronomical ransom demands is out of the question for most victims of FTCODE Ransomware. Read more
The RobinHood Ransomware (RobbinHood Ransomware or RobbinHood File Extension Ransomware) is a ransomware Trojan that is used to harass computer users under the pretext of raising awareness and funds for the people of Yemen. While RobinHood Ransomware may target certain computer users, it is a widespread threat that could infect a PC located anywhere in the world where it will make demands to pay a ransom for restoring files that it encrypts. Read more
SNAKE Ransomware is a rather mysterious malware threat that is just as dangerous as other known ransomware threats. The attackers behind SNAKE Ransomware appear to compromise systems through malicious attachments found in spam email messages, which is a common method for spreading ransomware. However, SNAKE Ransomware drops a ransom note from a basic text file while it actively encrypts specific files and completely renames the files. Read more
LockerGoga Ransomware is an aggressive form of malware that is known to have attacked multiple companies throughout the world. The companies attacked by LockerGoga Ransomware have succumb to situations of having to pay out thousands of dollars for the ransom that LockerGoga Ransomware demands to supposedly unlock the infected system that it has encrypted several files on its hard drive. Those affected by LockerGoga Ransomware may elect to find alternative actions to remedy the issues of LockerGoga Ransomware encrypting files, instead of paying the substantial ransom fee. Read more
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