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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 1 - November 7, 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!

This Week in Malware Video

This episode discusses the following topics: Fears grew of malware disrupting the 2020 US presidential election, the Buer Loader Malware as a Service (Maas) attackers become emboldened, and the famous Maze hacker group makes claims that they are shutting down their ransomware operations (Maze Ransomware).

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

Xnxx Screenshot Xnxx
Xnxx is known as a tracking cookie that may load when accessing certain websites. The purpose of Xnxx may be misleading and could act as a gateware for recording keystrokes or recording internet activities all stored in a self-contained cookie file that hackers may be able to access. Read more
WannaCash Ransomware Screenshot WannaCash Ransomware
WannaCash Ransomware is a computer threat that is usually spread through spam message attachments where it will load and seek out certain file types only to encrypt them and make demands to the computer user for paying a fee for supposedly restoring the same files. Read more Screenshot is a browser hijacker website that may offer random services, advertisements, or products that could result in redirects to other unwanted sites. The components associated with may load with the installation of random freeware or bundled software apps. Read more
LockBit Ransomware Screenshot LockBit Ransomware
LockBit Ransomware is a dangerous computer malware threat that may load from opening a spam email attachment. When opened and initialized, LockBit Ransomware may seek out several files on the infected PC to encrypt them preventing access only to later demand a payment to supposedly restore the files and access to the infected Windows PC. Read more

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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

Advanced Persistent Threats Now Mingling Old and New Techniques to Stay Current
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) hacker groups are become more active in their efforts to launch new attacks on vulnerable systems by enacting old and new techniques that have worked well to attack computers.
UEFI Exploit Malware Persists Even After Reinstalling OS
Computer security experts have found a UEFI-embedded trojan horse that has the ability to harvest data of infected Windows PCs then allowing payloads to used to attack the system and collect the compromised data, which could lead to serious issues like identity theft.
Emotet Malware Q3 2020 Massive Surge Garners Attention
The Emotet malware is gaining more attention as it is spreading more aggressively and now getting the attention of computer security researchers from multiple organizations like the Microsoft and Japan CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team).

Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 1 - November 7, 2020 Screenshots