Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for March 15 - 21, 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
One particular way that hackers are leveraging the popularity and hyped uncertainty of the Coronavirus is by distributing malware threats. Such malware threats, some in the form of ransomware such as CoronaVirus Ransomware, are all playing on the worldwide hysteria surrounding Coronavirus. These threats all fall under the family of CornaVirus Malware, a vast collection of aggressive computer malware that leverages the hysteria of the Coronavirus around the globe. Read more
Newsbreak.com website appears to be a useful tool that would provide its visitors with the latest news. However, Newsbreak.com is a browser hijacker that has associated browser components that may cause unwanted actions or lead computer users to questionable sites offering random products and services. Read more
The 'Your Computer Is Being Tracked' pop-up messages on your screen may cause distress, but you should strive to remain calm. Security product vendors reveal that the 'Your Computer Is Being Tracked' messages are used by adware developers to scare users into buying software like Antivirus Security Pro. Read more
The Flvto Youtube Downloader program is promoted on Flvto.biz as a useful extension that can permit you to benefit from the services offered by Flvto.biz without loading the site. Unfortunately, the Flvto Youtube Downloader service may not fulfil its promises services and could lead to potentially malicious sources on the Internet or use of a program that fails to deliver on its touted Internet features. Read more
LockBit Ransomware is a trojan horse threat that is capable of locking all the data present on a compromised system very quickly. Similar to other well-known ransomware threats, LockBit Ransomware may infiltrate a system and take over several files by encrypting them and then making demands for the computer user to pay a ransom to supposedly restore those same files. Read more
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