How cybercriminals are taking advantage of COVID-19

Date: 12 Mar 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released an advisory warning of ongoing scams involving the COVID-19 outbreak. Cybercriminals are exploiting fear and uncertainty around the disease to carry out these scams.

According to Digital Shadows, an ICE71 Scale startup, the scams can be broadly split into the following three categories:

  1. Phishing and social engineering scams
  2. Sale of fraudulent or counterfeit goods
  3. Misinformation

Read the full article by Digital Shadows about this here.

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