As if navigating the challenges that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t enough, businesses must also be wary of an increase in ransomware attacks and business email compromise (BEC), which were the two most impactful cyber threats in 2019 in terms of both business disruption and monetary loss.
The current crisis has offered new opportunities for cyber criminals to target businesses with COVID-19-related cyber scams, which in some cases involve hackers setting up fake websites that offer safety information about COVID-19 or criminals posing as government agencies in emails and social media posts to trick people into clicking on a link.
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