This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from April 19 to April 25, 2020.
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Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases.
Below a list of attacks detected this week.
The FBI announced that the number of cybercrime reports is spiked since the beginning of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Tor Project cut a third of its staff due to the economic impact of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, 13 staffers out of 35 left the team.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concerns for cyber cyber attacks that have targeted Czech hospitals involved in the fight against the COVID-19.
Nearly 25,000 email credentials allegedly from NIH, WHO, Gates Foundation and other organizations involved in the containment of COVID-19 pandemic are dumped online
Google warns that nation-backed hackers are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to organizations involved in the fight against the pandemic.
The Vietnam-linked cyberespionage group tracked as APT32 carried out hacking campaigns against Chinese entities to collect intelligence on the COVID-19 crisis.
Researchers at Zscaler observed an increase of 30,000% in COVID19-themed attacks in March when compared to the beginning of 2020.
Experts from Cyble identified a threat actor attempting to sell Huiying Medical Technology’s source code for AI-assisted COVID-19 detection and experimental data.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
(SecurityAffairs – Facebook, hacking)
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