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Phishing Scams, Spam Spike as Hackers Use Coronavirus to Prey on Remote Workers, Stressed IT Systems

CNBC

20 Mar 2020

Miriam Wugmeister spoke to CNBC the rise of cyberthreats, which are spking as online criminals take advantage of the coronavirus to attack remote workforces and corporate systems.

“We are hearing from many clients and law enforcement that the level of cyberattacks, phishing attempts, and scams occurring in light of COVID-19 has grown dramatically,” Miriam said. “The bad guys know that every IT department and every cybersecurity group is currently overwhelmed and stretched.”

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