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Phishing is the leading type of COVID-19 fraud

TransUnion surveyed consumers in six countries and found that phishing was the preferred method of attack 27% of the time. Image: GrafVishenka, Getty Images/iStockPhotos Credit agency TransUnion has found that COVID-19 related scams have targeted 32% of people around the world, and phishing is the method of choice, accounting for . . . Read more

Threat actors have evolved during the pandemic

McAfee sees a surge of COVID-19-themed malicious apps and other attacks in the first quarter. Source: McAfee More about cybersecurity McAfee Labs saw an average of 375 new threats per minute and a surge of cybercriminals exploiting the pandemic through COVID-19-themed malicious apps, phishing campaigns, malware, and more during the . . . Read more

Privacy watchdogs urge videoconferencing services to boost privacy protections

The open letter highlights five security and privacy principles that require heightened attention from videoconferencing services Six data protection and privacy authorities from countries in four continents have addressed an open letter to video teleconferencing (VTC) companies, asking them to re-evaluate how they safeguard the privacy rights and data of citizens . . . Read more

Cybersecurity Lessons from the Pandemic

How does cybersecurity support business and society? The pandemic shows us. There is absolutely no absolute security. Nature is designed in a way that things can and eventually will go wrong. This is true both for pandemics and cybersecurity incidents. The world wasn’t fully prepared for a pandemic like COVID-19. . . . Read more