Covid-19: a hacker’s opportunity

cyber is the number one op risk for 2017

An increasing number of cyber criminals are exploiting the current Covid-19 pandemic for their own objectives. Around the world, domestic security agencies and central banks have been alerted to or detected an increase in scams branded as public notices related to the coronavirus.

Cyber crime often increases during times of stress, as hackers look to exploit challenges faced by consumers and individuals to find avenues to distribute their malware. The Covid-19 pandemic is no exception. Hackers

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