FBI Records 20K COVID-19-related Cyber Threats in 2020
Roughly 20,000 coronavirus (COVID-19)-related cybersecurity threats have been reported to the FBI as of early June 2020. Here are the associated cybersecurity risks.
Hackers Lure Targets with COVID-19 Spoofs, Bogus Google Gmail Accounts
“Hacker-for-hire” cyber crews are capitalizing on the coronavirus (COVID-19) by using bogus gmail accounts to trick business leaders in key industries to hand over their Google account credentials.
IT Cybersecurity Could Face Budget Cuts in COVID-19 Economic Downturn
IT cybersecurity teams should brace for upcoming budget cuts amid economic jolt from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, report says.
New York Dept. of Financial Services: COVID-19 Cybersecurity Reminders
New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) reinforces cybersecurity guidance amid COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19, Contact Tracing and U.S. Government Surveillance Concerns: Research
How far will Americans let government surveillance and contact tracing go in the post-coronavirus pandemic world? This research offers clues.
Covid-19 Relief Aid Confusion Spikes Spam Emails on Small Businesses
Nearly 40 percent of small business owners believe they’ve been targeted with malicious coronavirus (Covid-19) spam emails, IBM Security study finds.
FBI: Covid-19 Cyberattacks Spike 400% in Pandemic
Online crimes reported to the FBI roughly quadrupled since the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, a senior cybersecurity official said.
Hospitals Battle COVID-19… And Ransomware Attacks
As hospitals race to pay ransomware demands to ensure minimal disruption, hackers are becoming more audacious in their demands, SonicWall notes.
COVID-19 Pressures Some Cybersecurity Consulting Revenues
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to pressure cybersecurity consulting revenues, anecdotal evidence suggests. Secureworks CEO offers initial clues.