The big news rumor about the new corona virus has recently added to the bad intentions of hackers by developing a new trend of sophisticated phishing methods via email.
Email messages may require you to open an attachment to view the latest statistics. If you click on the attached attachment link, you are likely to download malicious software to your mobile device or computer, tablet laptop, etc.
Malicious software – malware, for short – can allow cyber criminals to take control of your computer, record your keys, or access your personal information and financial data, which can lead to identity theft.
Coronavirus – or COVID-19, the name of the respiratory disease it causes – has affected the lives of millions of people around the world. It is impossible to predict its long-term impact. But it is possible to take steps to help protect yourself against coronavirus-related fraud.