Malware Security Alerts Weekly Report for September 22 - 28, 2019

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

Nemty Ransomware Screenshot

Nemty Ransomware

Cybersecurity specialists have not been able to determine with full certainty, which are the propagation methods involved in the spreading of the file-locking Trojan known as Nemty Ransomware. Some, however, speculate that the authors of the Nemty Ransomware may have used the most common methods of spreading ransomware threats, namely bogus application updates, fake pirated copies of popular software and mass spam email campaigns. Read more

Trojan.Phorpiex Screenshot

Trojan.Phorpiex

Trojan.Phorpiex, or Win32.HLLW.Phorpiex.54, is a computer infection that proliferates via spam email attachments or copies itself to removable data storage devices and enables attackers to obtain full remote access and control of an affected PC. Trojan.Phorpiex may also be distributed via via instant messaging programs, such as Skype, Google Talk, Paltalk, Xfire, ICQ, and Windows Live Messenger. Read more

Worm.Mira Screenshot

Worm.Mira

Worm.Mira is a computer worm threat that may load on a Windows PC without any indication to the computer user where it may then spread to other systems through a connected network or media and data storage devices. Read more

Worm.Retadup Screenshot

Worm.Retadup

The Retadup botnet/worm was first detected back in 2017 as the botnet was growing and taking over vulnerable networks quickly. However, the Retadup botnet was finally shut down after cybersecurity researchers and the law-enforcement authorities in France managed to locate the C&C (Command & Control) servers of the botnet and seized the equipment but still remains a severe threat today in its worm form. Read more

Trojan.Tinba Screenshot

Trojan.Tinba

Trojan.Tinba is a Trojan threat that may steal personal and confidential information from the infected computer. Trojan.Tinba is able to add/remove files and folders, modify the Windows Registry and inject itself into other applications. Read more

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