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Crooks use weaponized coronavirus map to deliver malware

March 12, 2020


Cybercriminals continue to exploit the fear in the coronavirus outbreak to spread malware and steal sensitive data from victims.

Experts from cybersecurity Reason reported cybercrimnals are using new coronavirus-themed attacks to deliver malware.

Crooks are targeting users interested in the map representing the infection of COVID-19, in the campaign uncovered by the experts, the attackers are tricking them into downloading and running a malicious application that shows a map loaded from a legit online source.

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