The FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a warning this morning claiming that Chinese hackers and spies are trying to steal research on vaccines and treatments against the coronavirus.
It’s been months since the start of the COVID-19 crisis and we’re still learning more each day about the scope of coronavirus-themed attacks through government agencies and technology companies working tirelessly to thwart off hackers.
The coronavirus outbreak has become a real global pandemic affecting hundreds of millions of individuals and organizations across the world. Many governments have advised residents to avoid non-essential social contact and travel, a concept recently coined ‘social distancing’.
Blogs are meant to be topical so there can only be one starting point for this one. We only deal in the business of compliance and cyber security so I can only really write about anything from this perspective.
As the world focuses on the significant threat posed by COVID-19, cyber criminals across the globe are positioning their weapons to capitalize on the coronavirus fears by launching online scams and cyber-attacks.
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