The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global health, the economy, and social systems. From emptying office spaces to dispersing the workforce, corporates have yet ensured seamless delivery of services. However, remote work environment has also led to a surge in unseen threats in the digital space. Threat actors are prying on potential victims to deploy cyberattacks on home and public networks.
Phishing emails are formulated in the name of the World Health Organization (WHO) and other regulatory bodies, using social engineering tools, to target vulnerable victims. These phishing emails contain documents with embedded links that result in ransomware attacks.
Here are myriad cyberthreats posed by the pandemic:
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Pooja Tikekar is a Feature Writer, and part of the editorial team at CISO MAG. She writes news and feature stories on cybersecurity trends.