Cyber criminals will seek to exploit the sense of urgency and panic surrounding the pandemic and leverage any security weaknesses that may arise within an organisation’s systems and procedures.
Companies should be mindful of these increased risks and take prompt, practical steps to mitigate them. However, this can be even more challenging at this time due to reduced IT staffing and in many cases, a focus on supporting remote access for workers.
The National Cyber Security Centre [NCSC], part of GCHQ in the UK, has seen an increase in the registration of webpages relating to coronavirus. The Centre has also taken measures to automatically discover and remove malicious sites which serve phishing and malware.
What’s the best way to fight phishing and malware attacks?
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