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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for March 21 - March 27, 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!

This Week in Malware Video

This episode discusses the following topics: How CryptoLocker Ransomware was a game-changer that paved the way for the rise of file-encrypting malware threats. Additionally, this episode uncovers the DominantPartition and SkilledObject adware apps that affect MacOS computers.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

Pandemic Ransomware
Pandemic Ransomware is a vicious threat that plays on the recent COVID-19 pandemic only to extort money from computer users by first locking up their system through encryption of files. Read more
Internet Defender
Internet Defender is a rather older malware threat that is classified as a rogue anti-virus program. The actions of Internet Defender are to trick computer users into thinking the Internet Defender is a legitimate anti-virus program that needs to be purchased for removal of viruses it supposedly detected on a PC. Read more
InitialProgram is a potentially unwanted application that may offer additional features for surfing the Internet which may lead to the unwanted modification of Internet settings. Read more
'RecordMapperd Will Damage Your Computer' Message
The 'RecordMapperd Will Damage Your Computer' Message is a type of Mac malware that may display misleading notifications that could lead to system issues on a MacOS system. Read more

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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook Log-In Credentials Stolen by CopperStealer Malware
The CopperStealer Malware outbreak has been vicious in the recent weeks and it looks to have taken a toll on the theft of login credential from several popular source on the Internet, including those from Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook and others.