Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks and hacking campaigns are on the rise


The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning that criminals are looking to exploit the spread of coronavirus to conduct cyberattacks and hacking campaigns.

Experts at the NCSC – the cyber arm of GCHQ – have spotted a range of scams and cyber threats that look to take advantage of COVID-19 for their own malicious ends.

Attacks include phishing attacks, credential theft, bitcoin and financial fraud, ransomware campaigns and more.

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Source: ZDNet