Any time that people are drawn to a news item, there will be hackers out to get your information. An estimated half of the sites reporting on Covid-19 are trying to infect your computer, and some are spoofing other sites to draw you in. This will get worse as time goes by. Stick with known major news sites to protect you, your computer, and your data.
As coronavirus threatens to become a global pandemic, everyone’s keeping a close eye on how it’s spreading across the world. Several organizations have made dashboards to keep track of COVID-19. But now, hackers have found a way to use these dashboards to inject malware into computers.