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Coronavirus: Cyber crime landscape evolving as lockdown eases

June 26, 2020

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Threat researchers at Check Point say they have observed a dramatic decrease in malicious Covid-19 coronavirus domains in Europe and North America as national lockdown measures begin to ease, but the danger is by no means past.

New data released by the company revealed that it caught 2,451 new Covid-19 domains in the first two weeks of June, 4% of them clearly malicious and 3% suspicious in some way. At the peak of the initial outbreak in the week beginning 16 March, Check Point recorded about 15,500 Covid-19 domains registered.

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