Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for June 28 - July 4, 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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This Week in Malware Video
This episode discusses the following topics: The devilish Lucifer Malware and how it targets Windows PCs through cryptojacking and (DDoS) distributed denial-of-service attacks, how the hackers known as Evil Corp are behind the WastedLocker Ransomware threat making outlandish ransom demands for victims, and how the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is received over 20,000 Coronavirus-related cyber threat reports through this year so far.
Malware Security Alerts of the Week
.HOW Ransomware is a threat associated with the famous Dharma family of malware, which is known for its aggressive actions to seek out several files on an infected Windows PC where it will encrypt the files and demand a ransom fee to restore the files. Read more
Pushails.com is a website that has been deemed as a browser hijacker with associated components known to either modify Internet browser settings or lead to sites that have questionable or borderline malicious content. Read more
FakeAlert-AVPSec.e is a dangerous computer Trojan horse that may load on a vulnerable PC where it may run in the background undetected. The actions FakeAlert-AVPSec.e may perform could compromise stored data on the infected system. Read more
Lucifer Malware is a threat that is associated with a banking trojan designed to pilfer data from an infected machine and potentially transmit such data to a remote hacker. Among the attacks of Lucifer Malware, DDoS attacks are common and utilized in ways to bring down systems while Lucifer Malware runs undetected in some instances. Read more
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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News
|Lucifer Malware Abuses Critical Vulnerabilities
The latest variant of the Lucifer Malware threat has been updated with aggressive DDoS attack capabilities and looks to abuse remote code execution attacks furthering its reach and destruction among vulnerable computers.
|Dridex Gang Returns With WastedLocker Ransomware
The Dridex cybergang has returned to utilize the Dridex banking trojan to attack vulnerable computers only this time with a full-featured malware multi-tool that leverages ransomware threats, such as the WastedLocker threat.
|FBI Warning Users of Kwampirs Remote-Access-Malware Supply Chain Attack Campaign
The FBI is currently warning users of the Kwampirs malware that is accompanied by a remote-access supply chain attack that could compromise healthcare organizations in ways that patients may eventually suffer.