Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for January 30 - February 5, 2022
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 OriginType is associated with browser hijackers targeting mac computers, the Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.maiv threat exposes vulnerabilities in Windows PCs, and how the Miia Ransomware threat has joined the STOP/Djvu family of ransomware threats.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News
|Warning! Critical Samba Flaw Allows RCE at Root Level
A vulnerability within the Samba platform was discovered where it may allow attackers the ability to infiltrate infected systems at the root level giving hackers potential unadulterated access to the affected computer. Read more
|New Phishing Attack Abuses PowerPoint Files to Spread Malware
A new phishing attack conducted by threat actors has been found to abuse PowerPoint files to spread malware onto vulnerable computers, primarily Windows PCs. Read more