Hackers Created Thousands of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Sites As Bait

Hackers Created Thousands of Coronavirus and COVID-19 Related Websites as Bait for Fake Shopping Deals, Spreading Malware, and Phishing Attacks.

As the world comes to grips with the coronavirus pandemic, the situation has proven to be a blessing in disguise for threat actors, who’ve taken advantage of the opportunity to target victims with scams or malware campaigns.

Now, according to a new report published by Check Point Research today and shared with The Hacker News, hackers are exploiting the COVID-19 outbreak to spread their own infections, including registering malicious Coronavirus-related domains and selling discounted off-the-shelf malware in the dark web.

Source: Hackers Created Thousands of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related Sites As Bait