Tag Archives: COVID-19

Mysterious Cyber Group Attacks COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

IBM X-Force specialists have detected an active malicious campaign: an unidentified cyber group attacks the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain. Attacks are carried out on selected organizations, one way or another related to the storage and transportation of vaccines. Experts were unable to link the campaign to any particular cybercriminal group, …

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In Brazil, data of 16 million patients with COVID-19 got public

16 million patients with COVID-19

ZDNet reports that personal and medical data of 16,000,000 Brazilian patients treated for COVID-19 were made public due to an error of a hospital employee. The employee accidentally uploaded a spreadsheet to GitHub with usernames, passwords, and access keys to sensitive government systems. “Among the systems whose credentials were accidentally …

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Hackers exploit coronavirus vaccine theme

hackers exploit coronavirus vaccine

We have already talked about the avalanche-like increase in usage of COVID-19 topics by cybercriminals. But now, Check Point experts have warned of a new trend: now hackers are exploiting the topic of a coronavirus vaccine. The main vector of attacks is email, which accounted for 82% of such attacks …

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Cybercriminals attack COVID-19 vaccine developers

Cybercriminals attack vaccine developers

The UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has reported a significant increase in the number of cyberattacks targeted at British universities and research organizations. Cybercriminals attack the developers of a vaccine against coronavirus infection (COVID-19). We wrote that the pandemic created favorable conditions for cybercriminals, but here the talk is …

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