“Russian hackers” target coronavirus vaccine research

Security services in the UK, US and Canada have warned that Russian hackers have begun to target organizations working on developing a coronavirus vaccine. In a new advisory, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said that these hackers “almost...

It turns out coronavirus malware wasn’t even that big a deal

Although coronavirus-related cyberattacks received significant attention early in the pandemic, Microsoft believes the threat posed was largely overstated. A new blog published by the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Protection Team outlines how the volume of malware...

Payment processors make businesses wait for funds during coronavirus

Businesses already struggling from the effects of Covid-19 are also being hit by delays in receiving money from payment processors, with reports of some transactions taking days, or even weeks to arrive during the coronavirus pandemic. PayPal, Stripe, Square and...

Beware – these are the global hotspots for coronavirus malware

Malware related to the global coronavirus pandemic is continuing to be a threat to consumers around the world, new research has found. Despite many countries now hoping to be over the worst of the pandemic, a report from Google Cloud has shown that unfortunately a...

Microsoft open-sources its coronavirus threat intelligence

Cybercriminals continue to use the coronavirus as a lure to launch cyberattacks against both businesses and individuals which is why Microsoft has decided to open source its Covid-19 threat intelligence. By sharing information that provides a more complete view of...