Hackers taking advantage of COVID-19 to spread malware

March 16, 2020

Hackers have wasted no time figuring out how to exploit the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

Hackers have wasted no time figuring out how to exploit the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitals are already seeing "active attacks" trying to take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak, said Chris Frenz, assistant vice president of information security at Interfaith Medical Center in New York and chair of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security's incident response committee.

Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek provides insight into how easy it is at the moment for hackers to take advantage of individuals who are likely to click on links for source or news information that they probably shouldn't.

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