Tags covid-19

Suspected Chinese hackers masqueraded as Indian government to send COVID-19 phishing emails

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The group had a prolific 2020, and has stayed busy in 2021.

NSA, CISA share guidelines for securing VPNs as hacking groups keep busy

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

"VPN servers are entry points into protected networks, making them attractive targets," said an NSA official.

Phone scammers use COVID-19 vaccine appointments to try tricking victims into downloading malware

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Fictional regulations are also a focus of the latest alerts.

Hacker, money launderer sentenced to prison for scamming tax preparers and COVID-19 relief programs

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The scheme, which included a money laundering operation, netted $280,000 from COVID-19 relief in one state alone.

COVID-19 social media disinformation campaign sought to exploit TikTok, Instagram influencers

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The Facebook takedown comes amid Biden administration pressure on the company to do better on bogus COVID-19 information.

Cyberattack knocks Italian vaccine registration portal offline

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The Lazio region said it would restore the vaccine shot booking system within 72 hours.