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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 29 - December 5, 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: How paying ransomware won't stop ransomware gangs from leaking stolen data, the top 5 most notorious organized hacker groups, and how employee error and negligence can lead to compromising business cyber security.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week

CONTI Ransomware Screenshot CONTI Ransomware
CONTI Ransomware is a malicious computer threat that is mostly spread through spam email message attachments. Upon infecting a Windows PC, CONTI Ransomware will make demands for the user to pay a ransom to supposedly unlock or restore files that it has initially encrypted as part of holding them for a ransom. Read more
LockerGoga Ransomware Screenshot LockerGoga Ransomware
LockerGoga Ransomware is a threat responsible for attacking many companies where it locks down the company systems and demands that they pay a substantial ransom fee to unlock and restore files that it first encrypted. Read more
qbx Ransomware Screenshot qbx Ransomware
Rqbx Ransomware is a file-locking threat that may seek out several file types on an infected Windows PC only to hold those files for hostage as it demands that the computer user pay a ransom fee that it claims will unlock and restore the encrypted files. Read more
Epor Ransomware Screenshot Epor Ransomware
Epor Ransomware is a threat associated with other popular ransomware, such as those in the family of STOP/DJVU ransomware. Epor Ransomware may seek out several file types on an infected PC where it will lock them down through encryption so it may hold them for hostage while it attempts to extort money from its victims. Read more

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This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

Huntsville City Schools Forced to Close Classes Due to a Ransomware Cybersecurity Attack
Schools such as those located in Huntsville, AL have come under heavy ransomware attacks demanding money thus causing the school board to close all of their schools and switch to learning online.
NjRAT Remote Access Trojan Threat Found in Npm Packages
The JavaScript developer tools company Npm has come under attack for having attackers leverage the NjRAT (remote access trojan) threat to place them in their Npm packages for distribution.
Cybercrooks Attack COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain Organizations
Cybercrooks are taking clear aim at the cold storage needed for distribution of upcoming COVID-19 vaccines and such an attack could cost lives in the battle against Coronavirus.