Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for July 11 - July 17, 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!
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This Week in Malware Video
This episode discusses the following topics: The IDP.Generic Trojan brings about false positive detections, Torrent9.so is a search engine site that floods users with unwanted offers, and the Flvto Youtube downloader app enables illegal procurement of media.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
Zzla Ransomware is an aggressive form of malware that is known for spreading through spam email attachments where it may encrypt files and demand a ransom payment all after the user has opened the malicious attachment. Read more
|Rookie Crypt Ransomware
Rookie Crypt Ransomware is a dangerous computer threat associated with Turkish hackers who look to extort money by encrypting files and holding them for a hostage fee. Read more
This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News
|Ransomware Attack Led by the REvil (Sodikinibi) Cyber Gang Affects 1,500 Businesses Worldwide
An aggressive ransomware attack that has targeted and compromised 1500 business around the world has been traced back to the REvil (Sodikinibi) cybercrook gang. Read more
|Cybercrooks Wipe Thousands of WD NAS Devices Through Remote Code Execution
Hackers have leveraged an unpatched zero-day vulnerability that has allowed hackers to attack and erase thousands of Western Digital hard drive NAS devices through a remote code execution process. Read more