COVID-19 a new income stream for Internet scammers, hackers and ransomers #covid19 #ukbusiness
What are the methods these crooks are using?
Cybercriminals are sending emails claiming to be from legitimate organisations with information about coronavirus, offering support and advice. This is a well tried and tested method of attack.
What does this tell us? In simple terms, hackers are detecting vulnerability. They’re not detecting necessarily the vulnerabilities on our websites, they know there is fear and that is our weakest link. Just be careful, there is more than one dangerous virus out there.