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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for March 22 - 28, 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!

Malware Security Alerts of the Week



The goal of the 'PORNOGRAPHIC VIRUS ALERT FROM APPLE' alerts is to mislead users into believing that there is a threat present on their systems, and it would only get worse if they do not take care of it immediately. As you can tell from the name, it is likely that the 'PORNOGRAPHIC VIRUS ALERT FROM APPLE' pop-ups are trying to imply that the supposed threat present on the users' computers are due to them browsing websites hosting pornographic content. Read more

'.guesswho File Extension' Ransomware Screenshot

'.guesswho File Extension' Ransomware

The '.guesswho File Extension' Ransomware threat infects all versions of the Windows operating system. ".guesswho File Extension" Ransomware Trojan appears to land on computers when users open harmful Microsoft Word documents received by email, but it can also get installed through malicious links, torrent files, porn websites, p2p file sharing, cracked software, and many other ways. Read more

ROGER Ransomware Screenshot

ROGER Ransomware

The ROGER Ransomware is likely being propagated via fake software updates, torrent trackers, bogus pirated copies of legitimate software tools or mass spam email campaigns. ROGER Ransomware is part of the Dharma family of ransomware, all known for locking up an infected machine through file encryption just before it makes demands of paying a ransom to supposedly unlock the encrypted files. Read more

Artemis Trojan Screenshot

Artemis Trojan

The Artemis Trojan has browser hijacker capabilities, which may prevent computer users from using their Web browser by redirecting them constantly to websites associated with the Artemis Trojan. Additionally, Artemis Trojan is able to infiltrate a system and allow remote attackers to gain access where stored data is at risk of being stolen. Read more

Windows Active Guard Screenshot

Windows Active Guard

Windows Active Guard is a malware program that belongs to the FakeVimes family of fake security software. Windows Active Guard carries out a common online scam that involves pretending to be a real security program in order to convince inexperienced computer users that they must pay for an expensive 'upgrade'. Read more

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