Is clicking on juicy news worth it? It’s an interesting question when we consider the risk.
Who hasn’t heard about Trump getting Covid? Is he any better or worse? Are the doctors being open with the public? Is finding out the answer with one click worth downloading malware?
Cybercriminals will use anything they can to trick a victim into clicking. This week they are using US President Donald Trump’s recent coronavirus diagnosis in a social engineering campaign to launch a phishing attack. The con lures victims into downloading a malicious document by claiming to have the latest information on the president’s Covid condition.
This election has created a tremendous amount of hype and no matter what party you are affiliated with everyone is interested in the president’s health. The election, one of the most partisan in history,, has created a huge opportunity for social hackers who exploit moments such as these.
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