Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on February 19, 2021Categories SecurityTags , ,   Leave a comment on Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic

Cybercriminals have leveraged the COVID-19 pandemic to stage various forms of cyberattacks, from ransomware takeovers of hospital systems to private network hacking. In a recent assessment, IBM cybersecurity analysts uncovered an email phishing scheme targeting global coronavirus vaccine supply chains. The tech giant urged cold-chain organizations to remain ‘vigilant.’ In this article at Security Intelligence, Claire Zaboeva and Melissa Frydrych share details of IBM Security X-Force’s report of phishing attacks. What Does the Assessment Say? According to the IBM report, … Continue reading “Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic”