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Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for November 7 - November 13, 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!

This Week in Malware Video

This episode discusses the following topics: How Zaps Ransomware has joined the STOP/Djvu threat family, how floods users with push alerts, and how Rivd Ransomware encrypts multiple file types on infected computers.

Malware Security Alerts of the Week


Lockbit 2.0 RansomwareLockbit 2.0 Ransomware
Lockbit 2.0 Ransomware is an updated variation of the famous Lockbit threat that seeks several file types on an infected PC only to encrypt the files and demand ransom payments. The difference is that Lockbit 2.0 may be offered as a RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) threat. Read more



Maql Ransomware
The Maql Ransomware is a variation of the STOP/Djvu threat family that locks files on an infected PC and demands a ransom payment within 72 hours. It may be delete the files permanently. Read more



Rugj Ransomware
The Rugj Ransomware is a threat from the STOP/Djvu family of ransomware that are known for cheating victims out of $490 to $980 just to restore files that it initially encrypts on the infected computer. Read more is a missleading website that may present computer users with questionable content and claims to provide a captcha system for verification of users being a human instead of a bot that is able to make computerized comments. Read more

This Week’s Most Interesting Computer Security and Malware News

  Beware! Phishing Email Campaign Uses Tiny Fonts to Bypass Protection
Security researchers at Avanan have uncovered a phishing email scam that leverages Fonts on a system to bypass and evade detection and protection measures so the hackers may infiltrate the targeted computer. Read more
  US DOJ Seizes Over $6M in Ransomware Payments, Charges REvil Affiliate
The United States Department of Justice has seized over $6 millions in payments made to ransomware hackers from the popularized REvil affiliate who have been identified and charged with serious crimes. Read more