Hackers Use Interactive COVID-19 Map to Spread Malware
Hackers have weaponized a live COVID-19 map to spread the AZORult malware, which steals passwords, payment card information, cookies, and other sensitive data. In a related story, state-sponsored hackers are using COVID-19 information as a lure in phishing attacks.
By now, your company should have warned employees of the inevitable flood of malware and phishing attacks around the COVID-19 pandemic. Good to remind them it will happen again when things start to return to normal.
Expect high quality social engineering attempts due to the plethora of information about COVID-19, and users' desire to keep up-to-date on the illness and its impacts.