Safe Browsing During a Pandemic: How to Spot COVID-19 Phishing Campaigns
Online bad actors tend to take advantage of tragedy for their own gain – and the coronavirus is no different.
While we would hope that cybercriminals would be sympathetic during a global health crisis, it already appears this may be a pipe dream. As the virus spread across the world causing shutdowns and quarantines, cybersecurity analysts began seeing coronavirus and COVID-19-themed cyberattacks in the wild. In the Czech Republic, a hospital that was a designated testing center was hit with ransomware.