Cybersecurity inevitably suffers when scares infect the populace. The COVID-19 outbreak seems to be the most acute global crisis considering the fact that the Second Planet War.
Every single factor of the COVID-19 crisis has been exploited by opportunistic hackers, terrorists, and other criminals. In addition to capitalizing on rampant fear, uncertainty, and doubt, attackers are targeting a new new honeypot of federal assist, in the form of payouts from unemployment checks, stimulus checks, and the Paycheck Safety Program.
Social engineering cyberhacks prey on pandemic anxieties
Pervasive social engineering attacks are hindering the world’s coordinated reaction to the COVID-19 emergency.