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!
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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 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 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.