Wuhan coronavirus exploited to deliver malware, phishing, hoaxes


Fake news coronavirus has gone viral. We all need to pay more attention to our inbox in the coming days.


The Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread and create anxiety across the globe, allowing malicious individuals and groups to exploit the situation to spread fake news, malware and phishing emails. Malicious coronavirus-themed campaings IBM X-Force says that Japanese users have been receiving fake notifications about the coronavirus spreading in several prefectures, purportedly sent by a disability welfare service provider and a public health center. The emails contains legitimate information taken from those services’ official websites and … More →

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