Cyber Attack The Second big challenge to All the countries in COVID -19 pandemic.
In the event that COVID -19 pandemic is a major issue for All Countries. A major test of Cyber security has come up to battle. Most IT companies, big organizations and innocent public are being targeted in this Situation. The number of cyber attacks has doubled in the past few days, as cyber criminals use the disruption brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak to infiltrate corporate networks and steal data,
Google on Thursday said that the company saw more than 18 million daily malware and phishing emails related to Covid-19 in the past week on its platform. And also stating that everyday emails are blocked by more than 100 Million Phishing emails related to COVID -19 . Some Phishing emails are sent to users as Important information from Authorities for employees that are working from home
Note: Don’t trust any kind of phishing mails. If possible, call your authorities and confirm the mail when it is very important Data.
Hackers not leaving a single chance for Attack. They are Attacking through computer, Smartphone,whichever device connected to Internet. When the world is busy battling the COVID-19 threat, Hackers are taking an Advantage of this situation. This included virus themed social engineering attempts, the sale of counterfeit medical masks, and the spread of misinformation. Threat actors are quick in spotting a chance to make a profit, especially when the majority of users are concerned with ongoing global events. But this is nothing new for these threat actors: natural disasters and global health concerns have previously been accompanied by similar attacks.
In this COVID-19 Pandemic everyone has suggested to Stay at Home for their safe Health and work from home. Due Lack of Awareness about Cyber Security some many are becoming Victims, buy using unsecured Apps , Unsecured Internet, While your computer is connected to the Internet, the malware a hacker has installed on your PC quietly transmits your personal and financial information without your knowledge or consent. In either case, they will be able to Steal your money and open credit cards and bank accounts in your name. Fraud schemes, phishing mails & bogus charity links, Some of the students Targeted with name of Free online Training. Cyber security awareness is most important to the public for their Personal and Professional life. without having proper knowledge students are installing unsecured APP by the name of Free training. they just click the link and they feel happy that they are learning.
Everyone connected to Computer hackers are unauthorized users who break into computer systems in order to steal, change or destroy information, often by installing dangerous malware without your knowledge or consent. Their clever tactics and detailed technical knowledge help them access the information you really don’t want them to have. Bypassing payments and stealing Private data from smartphones is another kind of new technique in this situation.
The researchers also found that some apps have built-in “master passwords,” which allow anyone with that password to access the app, and any private data contained within it.And some apps, they said, had secret access keys that could trigger hidden options, including bypassing payment.Request new account Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) or additional credit cards. The upcoming months are likely to be some of the most challenging for the healthcare industry. With resources and staff already stretched in their response to the virus, any disruptive cyber attack would likely amplify the struggle that healthcare organizations currently face.
Attackers creating wrong and false information through SMS , Images attachment Opening the attachment launches an extremely malicious form of malware known as Emotet, which is capable of stealing valuable personal information like login details for banks. The infected device can also then be used to launch further attacks.
We recommend everyone to Stay Safe at Home and Work Safe from Home. Please Spread the Awareness of Cyber Security Everyone. Let the country fight for Cyber Attack Challenges too.
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