Cyberattacks Target Healthcare Orgs on Coronavirus Frontlines


Recent malware campaigns reveal that cybercriminals aren’t sparing healthcare firms, medical suppliers and hospitals on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Researchers have shed light on two recently uncovered malware campaigns: one targeting a Canadian government healthcare organization and a Canadian medical research university, and the other hitting medical organizations and medical research facilities worldwide.

The emails sent to these unnamed organizations purported to send COVID-19 medical supply data, critical corporate communications regarding the virus or coronavirus details from the World Health Organization (WHO) – but actually aimed to distribute ransomware, infostealer malware and more.

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Source: ThreatPost