While the number of people affected by the coronavirus is climbing daily, it’s another form of virus that has analysts worried elsewhere.
Coronavirus-themed malware is starting to spread, according to a report by cybersecurity software company Check Point.
Several spam campaigns thematically linked to the global epidemic have emerged since the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, according to Check Point’s Global Threat Index for January 2020.
Check Point noticed a concerning number of new websites registered over the months of January and February with domain names related to the virus. They anticipated these sites would be used for phishing. Read more…