The Latest in IT Security

Coronavirus Phishing Attack Infects US, UK Inboxes

03
Feb
2020
Coronavirus Phishing Attack Infects US, UK Inboxes

image credit: pixabay

As people grow concerned about the Wuhan coronavirus, now classified as a global emergency by the World Health Organization, cybercriminals are preying on their fear with phishing emails claiming to have advice on protective safety measures. Emails have been seen in the US and UK.

The attack was detected by security researchers at Mimecast. A sample email, which claims to come from a health specialist, advises the recipient to “go through the attached document on safety measures regarding the spreading of corona virus,” adding “This little measure can save you.” Below is a link entitled “Safety Measures.pdf” that purportedly redirects to health advice.

Read More

Comments are closed.

Categories

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2020
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments