Announcements Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 15 -...

Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 15 - November 21, 2020

By GoldSparrow in Announcements

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: Ransom X (RansomExx) Ransomware is expanding its reach to attack Linux machines and Brazilian courts. Also, the MacOS Bundlore Loader malware threat is evading detection by hiding its payload in a named fork, and lastly, Ghimob malware is found to spy and steal user banking details from hundreds of Android mobile apps.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

Egregor Ransomware Screenshot Egregor Ransomware
Egregor Ransomware is a malware threat based on the Sekhmet family of threats, which are known for conducting the malicious actions of spreading through spam email attachments and encrypting files on an infected system only to make demands to the user to pay a hefty ransom to supposedly get the files back. Read more
Ukash Virus Screenshot Ukash Virus
Ukash Virus is a rather old threat that appears to be relentless in living on to scam computer users out of money by pretending that local law enforcement authorities have detected illegal activity on their computer and they must pay a fee to restore access to their system. Read more
Agho Ransomware Screenshot Agho Ransomware
Agho Ransomware is a threat from the STOP/DJUV family of ransomware that are all known for extorting money by first encrypting files on an infected PC only to claim that the files would be restored after paying a ransom fee. Read more
Banjo Ransomware Screenshot Banjo Ransomware
Banjo Ransomware is a dangerous threat that seeks certain file types on a Windows PC only to encrypt them and hold the system for hostage while it demands that the PC user pay a ransom to supposedly unlock the files and restore access. Read more

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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

There Is No "Instant Bank Fraud", It's Fake News!
The idea of "Instant Bank Fraud" and a well-known scheme, has been debunked and proven as a hoax along with sources verifying such a scam attempting to scam computer users out of money.
Ragnar Locker Ransomware Robs Game Maker Capcom of 1 TB Worth of Data
The gaming company Capcom has come under attack from hackers who peddle the Ragnar Locker Ransomware threat, which looks to have compromised over 1 TB-worth of data at the gaming company leading to other unforeseen issues.
Agencies Warn of Imminent Ransomware Cybercrime Threat to US Healthcare Sector
The FBI and many other agencies are giving stern warnings to the US healthcare sector of imminent ransomware attacks, which could ultimately stall care at major hospitals and healthcare facilities around the United States.